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Top 3 Finishing Touches for Your Master Bedroom

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A master bedroom is a place of relaxation, and it should be exactly how you like it. It’s easy to pick out the big furniture, but the finishing touches might be more difficult. You don’t want the room to feel empty or cold, but you also don’t want it to be too cluttered. 

The average person from the United States spends about 36 years of their lifetime in their bedrooms. That’s about half our lives, so the master bedroom is an important place to decorate in a way to help you relax every day. 

If you’re remodeling your master bedroom or just moved into a new place and need some ideas for the finishing touches, we’re here to tell you our top three for your suite. 

A Comfortable Bed

The focal point of a master bedroom is a huge bed that makes you want to dive in at the end of a long day. There are some key elements to create the perfect master bed. 

First, you need to find a great mattress. We understand that these can be expensive, but investing in a quality one will help you feel more comfortable. You can still find a mattress that’s suitable on a budget, as seen in lists like this one for mattresses under $1,000. 

After you find the perfect one, you need to invest in high thread count sheets as they are the softest. Top those off with a down comforter and pillows that support your neck. The finishing touches are decorative pillows with a fun design and a soft blanket with a pop of color. 

Mood Lighting 

Lighting really sets the mood in any place, especially the master bedroom. You need to have big windows so that during the day, your room is filled with natural light. Then, for the night time, you need some mood lighting. 

A lot of fixtures have the option to change the brightness of the lamps. These are a great idea so that you can have warmer, less harsh lighting as it gets later in the evening. Really strong white lights in a bedroom can make it too bright and trick your mind into thinking it’s still daytime and affecting your sleep schedule. 

Nowadays there are so many options available, so it shouldn’t be difficult finding something that suits your needs and tastes.

A Few Plants 

To make your master bedroom come alive and to add some different textures, plants are a great addition. There are low maintenance options that will bring colour into the room. 

If you’re willing to change flowers once every week or two, you can keep a seasonal bouquet around as well. They will smell great, and it will be fun to change them out based on the season. 

Plants are great in the bedroom because they can help you get a better night’s sleep. They absorb any toxins in the air and release fresh oxygen. You’ll have purified air in your bedroom and wake up feeling refreshed. 

The Bottom Line

Your master bedroom needs to be the place you find most relaxing and comfortable. You’ll be spending many hours of your downtime after work or on the weekends here, so it needs to be perfect. 

Some finishing touches to create the ultimate master bedroom include investing in a great bed with a comfortable mattress, sheets, and pillows, mood lighting for the right ambiance, and a few plants to help purify the air and add color. Use our handy tips, and you’ll never want to leave your bedroom again. 

More Inspiration: Check out this great article on 3 tips to get a good night’s sleep.


  • Alex Hurst is a writer for HUM@Nmedia covering Optimyz and Silver magazines in print and digital editions and is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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