How to Achieve Your Special Bedroom Retreat


Creating your own private haven . . .Creating your own private haven . . .

Our Design Guide will take you through the basics of design, and assists in developing a strategy of your own. 

We provide a wealth of info, and tons of bedroom design ideas to assist in your own decorating projects, and lead you to the resources available for all aspects of your project.

Use our guide to explore design principles, create color schemes, and compare styles.  Then search through our wide array of links and resources for home furnishings, decorative accessories and home services to complete your vision. 

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by Cheryl Miles Bassett,
Designer/Owner A Design Exclusiveby Cheryl Miles Bassett, Designer/Owner A Design Exclusive

"Any space where you live or work, should make you happy and content.  Be delighted about your space, and enjoy it for many years to come!"

 5 Steps to Your own Private Retreat


Make it a Bedroom Just for You! 

Contemporary BedroomContemporary Bedroom Photo by Spacejoy on Unsplash

  • Your bedroom should be a special place.
  • This should be the most relaxing room in your home.
  • A great place to unwind after a hectic day.
  • Follow our bedroom design guide for your retreat. 


   Your Bedroom Plan . . .

  • Consider all options before placing your bed. It will be the focal point of your room since it's the largest furniture piece.
  • It can make a major statement in the room, especially with a dramatic headboard and exquisite bedding.
  • Allow for additional furniture pieces as space permits for clothing and other storage. Don't forget there's always the closet.
  • Adequate organization will maximize the use of your space.


   Include All Your Favorite Things! . . 

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  • Incorporate favorite colors, objects, and accessories. Everything special to you in your bedroom. 
  • Using your favorite items can be relaxing and comforting. This creates your own private sanctuary, your exclusive place.
  • Start with your favorite color and style of furnishings. 
  • Make it your own special space. Include items that say comfort and relaxation.  This is your place to exhale.


   Use Cool Color Tones . . .

Cool grey bedroom,Cool grey tones create this soothing bedroom space.
  • Using calm, soothing color tones contribute to a more restful space.
  • Cool colors are known to create a peaceful environment for rest and relaxation.
  • Bright shades stimulate excitement and movement, which may disturb your sleep.  
Bold walls are tempered by cool furnishings and bedding.Bold walls are tempered by neutral furnishings and bedding.


   Your Bedroom Assets . . .

Cozy bedroomCozy bedroom with sitting area.

Ask Yourself These Questions:

  • What do I like to do in your bedroom? 
  • Do I like to watch TV in bed, or banish it to other parts of my home?
  • Would I like a cozy nook to read or perhaps knit? 
  • Consider the view from a seating space, the angle of the television, adequate lighting for certain activities, reading, etc.
  • Is there enough space for seating? A pair of comfy chairs or a chaise would be perfect. If space permits maybe grouping that includes a small sofa or settee. 
  • A fireplace in the sitting area creates a cozy space, especially in fall and winter. Select beautiful furnishings, comfortable seating, and a very good mattress.  A TV or not, it's your personal preference.

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