Turn Your Bedroom into a Cozy Getaway

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Turn Your Bedroom into a Cozy Getaway
Mon, 10-12-2009 - 4:48pm

I guess we are all ready to get out our winter comforters soon, what type do you have?

Turn Your Bedroom into a Cozy Getaway

by Megan McKissick, Bargain Decorator (see more from this expert)


You don't need a complete overhaul to bring a feeling of comfort to your bedroom. Here are a few inexpensive decorating tips that can easily help you add warmth.

1. Make the room warm and inviting with fabrics such as chenille, fleece, raw silk and soft wool. Flannel sheets are a perfect addition to any bed when the weather gets cool, but if you really want to stay warm and cozy, splurge on a down comforter. (You can also buy synthetic down if you're allergic to feathers.)

2. If you have hardwood floors, lay a plush area rug to warm your tootsies on a cold winter night.

3. Where is your bed situated in your bedroom? Is it facing the door? Is the head of your bed under a window? "Where you sleep has a lot of impact on your personal energy. It can affect your health, mental attitude and love life as much as anything," states Feng Shui Expert Karen Rauch Carter in her book Move Your Stuff, Change Your Life.

If you can't move the bed to any other position, then add red tape to the mattress where it faces the door or window (yes, really!). The color red blocks negative energy. Find more ways to turn your bedroom into a love nest with this simple lesson in feng shui.

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