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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, now is more than a perfect time to start transforming your bedroom into a couple oasis if you haven’t yet. Whether you’ve been married for years or just moving in with a partner, the bedroom is the one place that you want to make sure both of you are comfortable in.
I personally love decorating and while my bedroom is always tidy for the most part, often it comes off as a female bedroom or a workstation (especially at night), so this time when I refreshed it I decided to turn it into a couple’s oasis.
Today, I’m sharing with you my best tips – many of which I have already implemented myself.
Get an Awesome Mattress
The most important item is your mattress. A bad mattress can make it hard to get your beauty sleep in addition to enjoying any other activities that yourself and your significant other may engage in.
You probably already know that you should replace your mattress every five to ten years, so if you’re nearing that mark, now would be the perfect time to perform some research on what mattresses will best meet both of your needs.
Personally, right now, I’m using the Nectar mattress, but if that’s not your speed my recommendation would be to check out Novosbed. Both are priced affordably, and they can easily be shipped to your door.
See Also: Ultimate Mattress Review
Get Some New Bedding
Another big part of any bedroom is the bedding you choose. Personally, I recently bought this Ucharge bedding set because I loved how the black and white worked in my room. It’s comfortable, easily washable, and it’s not girly. Plus, you must admit females are the ones who usually dominate most of the bed (I know I do) and it works for our sense of humor.
Keep Kids Out
You must keep the kids out of the room. My kids know that my bedroom is for adults only and whomever I allow into my room. I find it important to have a space that is off limits to kids and my personal space as it allows me to have a place to escape to and relax without constantly being nagged. It’s one of my most important house rules.
Your kids should know never to barge in without knocking or open a closed door. We all know what happens between adults in the bedroom and the last thing you want to happen is to have the kids walk in at an inappropriate time.
NOTE: This section is recommended for moms with older kids obviously. If you cosleep or have infants it’s a different story.
Declutter Your Dresser and Add in Candles
Speaking of mood, the little things you do really decides if you get the right mood or the wrong one. Start by decluttering your dresser and getting rid of all those hairbrushes and makeup items. Again, this should be a couples paradise, not your paradise.
I’ve discovered that my secret weapon is candles. There are always candle assortments in my bedroom, ranging from Yankee Candle to Bath & Body Works. I also have some massage candles for massage nights.
Spread the Oasis to Your Bathroom
I recommend spreading the oasis to your bathroom also for those who have their own private bathroom.
In my bathroom, I set the mood with this shower curtain. You’ll notice that the black and white matches the colors of my bedding to create some continuity. Plus, the phrase adds a little humor. Another item I have in there is this Kabalo Shower Accessory Set. Again, it’s all about creating that matching color scheme across my bathroom and bedroom.
The way I look at it is that if I match the décor in both the bedroom and the bathroom I’m sending that mood from the bedroom to the bathroom.
See Also: Cool Bathroom Items You Need
Final Thoughts on Turning Your Bedroom into a Couple Oasis
As you can tell, I’ve spent some time searching for items to add and ideas to transform my bedroom into a couple’s oasis. Now you can do the same with your bedroom environment, whether your kids are living at home with you or not. Give it a try and you’ll be shocked at how much it makes a difference.
Do you have any other ideas for making a couple oasis? If so, which one has made the biggest difference?