The bedroom in any
season should be relaxing and make you sleep
comfortably. The designing and décor of this room of
your home should not have any distracting item that
attracts your attention away from your comfort.
While planning a restful bedroom for your summer
home, here are some tips that you can use:
Any view of water such as ocean, sea, river
or lake should be made use of and a tall window that provides
the full view of the cool scene outside should never be
Views of gardens, trees and mountains are
relaxing too and should be counted on giving the airy feel to
Instead of covering your windows with the
curtains, you can leave them unobstructed to enjoy the
beautiful views while you can place the curtains and draperies
around your bed to block the sunrays from disturbing your
Curtains around your bed having soft pillows
and throws lend a romantic and fantasy Arabian Night look to
your bedroom décor too and make it look cozier and more
If you have a habit of reading books in the
bed, the night stands on both side of the bed with a lamp on
each side, a few good books and magazines, alarm clock and a
jug of water along with other accessories can offer the
relaxed feel to the room.
For an old-time feel, you can add bulky
antique furniture pieces that make the room look lavish and
transport you to those simple times once again but stick to
one or two pieces at the most to avoid the stuffiness in the
A carpet, modern big-sized windows and sheer
translucent draperies can make the room look and feel open and
Maintain harmony in the room and stick to
pale and light colors for summers.
White bedspreads make the room look cooler.
Walls can be tinted white or pale green,
yellow or blue in subdued and muted tones to maintain the
Carpet should also be light-colored though it
can be darker than walls.
Let the furniture and pillows take on the deepest hues and add
color to your bedroom décor and give it a feel of warmth and
intimacy to it.