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Posted on December 1, 2021

The Homeowner’s Starter Guide to Creating a Perfect Owner Bedroom

Categories: Trends, Tips

Let’s talk about your master bedroom. Here’s where you can bring your comfort dreams to life: the fluffiest pillows, the softest sheets, the most soothing wall colors. But putting that room together without a list can lead to a lot of trips back to Bed, Bath & Beyond after forgetting pillowcases or light bulbs for your bedside lamps.


That’s why we’ve put together a basic checklist of what you’ll need to complete your perfect master bedroom.


Start The List Lying Down


They say you spend a third of your life sleeping, right? You better make that sleep count. That’s why our checklist starts with your bed and everything on it.


It’s Time to Upgrade That Mattress

When was the last time you bought a new mattress? It’s recommended that you replace your every 7 to 10 years, but how well have you treated your mattress over the years? Remember, you’re putting together a dream room ready for a perfect night’s sleep. Consider treating yourself to a new mattress and don’t forget the mattress protector!



     Box Spring


     Headboard/Footboard (optional depending on your style)


Dress Up Those Linens!

Does anything feel better than falling asleep underneath brand new, clean sheets? Pick up a new set (or two) of matching sheets, pillowcases, and duvet covers. Look for higher thread count, moisture-wicking fabric for the most comfortable night’s sleep imaginable.



     Fitted Sheets

     Pillow Cases

     Duvet Covers

     Throws or Blankets


Decorative or Accent Pieces

Decorative accessories add a fun splash of personality to your master bedroom. Match these pieces to your walls or drapes - go for bold prints or soothing colors, whatever feels right for you. Have fun with it!


     Throw pillows

     Patterned throws



Brighten Up Your Day (Or Night)


Light up the room with more than just your smile! We’re talking about bedside table lamps, overhead lighting, and decorative lighting. Continue to tie the room together with lighting features that match the room’s style.


     Bedside table lamps (you’ll want two!)

     Overhead lighting with soft lightbulbs

     Color-changing LED lights (strands or pucks placed around the room)


It’s Easy Being Green


Add a literal breath of fresh air to your master bedroom with some greenery! Vibrant plants are great for adding color and life to a room. It’s wonderful to wake up each morning to a sunny bedroom and a happy plant or two.


Here are some of the best plants to keep in a bedroom:

     Peace Lily

     Parlor Palm

     English Ivy

     Snake Plant

     Corn Plant


Keep Out the Clutter - Put Your Clothes Away!


Nothing brings chaos to an otherwise orderly room than clothes scattered across the floor or draped over chairs. Keep your master bedroom peaceful and calm by keeping your clothes in line:




     Closet dresser organizer

     Closet shelving



No two master bedrooms are alike. Maybe yours includes a bathroom suite or a cozy reading corner off to the side, perfect for a loveseat and side table. Once you’ve mastered the basics - putting together an ideal sleeping experience and bringing in light and life - then you can start tackling those areas. We hope this checklist has helped you start bringing your dream bedroom to life!

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