How To Make Your Bedroom Cosy This Autumn

29 Sep 2023

a cosy bedroom with a bed, pillows, throws, plants and paintings

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As we near October, it’s time to embrace the beauty of Autumn. After all, dark nights, the crunch of leaves beneath your feet, and the taste of pumpkin-spice coffee all contribute to making this season beautiful. However, by working to make your bedroom a little cosier, you can also bring some of that magic indoors! 

Here are some top tips that you can use to create the warm, welcoming, and autumnal bedroom of your dreams.

Get organised

It’s hard to kick back and relax in spaces that feel messy or disorganised. So, this means it’s time to tackle the clutter that has built up in your bedroom. For example, installing beautiful fitted wardrobes in your bedroom means you’ll no longer have an excuse to leave clothes or other belongings lying around. An organised bedroom is a much nicer space to spend time in. 

Choose an autumnal colour scheme

Whether you’re buying new furniture or new bedding, one of the easiest ways to make your bedroom feel a little cosier is by using an autumnal colour scheme throughout the place. Take a look outside your window for inspiration, or rely on warm colours such as red, orange, and gold. 

Shop second-hand

If you’re looking to introduce some new furniture or decor to your home – or even some seasonal decorations to celebrate Halloween and other holidays – consider shopping second-hand so that you don’t blow your budget.

Layer up with blankets and pillows

You can never have too many blankets and pillows in your bedroom. Whether you’re simply trying to stay warm or to bring hygge into your home, a few differently textured blankets immediately add to the cosiness of the room. Furthermore, they’re a great way to redecorate your bedroom for autumn without having to make any major changes.

close up of a cosy sheep skin rug

Add a rug

Placing a rug in your bedroom is another simple yet effective way to make it feel cosier. Especially if you choose a thick, soft rug that you can sink your feet into.

Light a scented candle

There are few things more relaxing than lying in bed, reading a book, or listening to music while lighting a scented candle. Beyond their atmospheric value, studies have shown that the ‘smell of scented candles stimulates our limbic system, the part of the brain that is home to our memory and emotions.’ As such, lighting candles is a great way to relax and fight off stress. 

Decorate with plants

Decorating with plants is a great way to bring more nature into your home. It helps you create the warm, welcoming atmosphere you need in order to relax at home. Furthermore, some studies have found that plants can help strengthen your immune system. This could mean you are less likely to deal with seasonal colds and flu. 

In short, there are many different ways in which you can bring the autumn vibes into your home and bedroom. This way, you’ll be able to relax or sleep in peace, listening to the sound of the rain outside from your cosy bed and piles of blankets.

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