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Sweet Dreams: A Complete Guide To Bed Centres & Furnishings

Your bedroom should feel like a sanctuary that you can’t wait to return to after a long, exhausting day, and be a place you find comfort. So, whether your sleep space is well overdue for a spruce up, or a complete redesign, our complete guide will walk you through all the details you should consider during the decorating process.

Things To Think About In Your Bedroom

There are a range of things you need to think about in your bedroom space, from flooring to furniture to the perfect colour scheme. With so many styles and choices to make, the process can seem overwhelming and time consuming. We have broken down the most important elements that you should be thinking about. Keep reading to find our list of key features.


The first thing to do when you are giving your room a revamp, is to leave your floordrobe behind and declutter your space. The last thing you want in your bedroom is for it to feel cramped and disorganised. By decluttering your room, you can get a better idea of how many clothes and possessions you have, and this will come in handy when it comes to choosing your furniture and storage.

Installing wall hooks and investing in storage solutions for your drawers and wardrobe can help minimise your clutter and keep your space looking neat and organised. It will give you a home to put everything in and help you free up some floor space. Immediately, this will open up your bedroom and make it feel more open.

Space & Layout

Once you have decluttered, you want to think about the space you have and the layout you want. If floor space is important to you, or you are looking to get a king size bed, you need to consider the space you have before making any large furniture purchases.

You might want to have your room completely symmetrical or have your furniture in specific places, so, work out the layout you are thinking of going for and start moving things around!


The colour scheme of your bedroom can be a big decision. Most designers would recommend that you approach your bedroom with neutral colours, such as white, brown, tan or taupe. While it can be tempting to pick a bright colour, by choosing something more understated, you have the ability to accessorise and decorate with bolder colours.

 A generally neutral colour scheme means you can afford to pick more obscure artwork, decor pieces and furniture. You can find colours that complement your neutral tones to build a soothing and unique space in your bedroom.

Neutral tones are only suggested, and if you want to go with a bold and daring colour, you should! Your bedroom is your own personal space and you should use the colours that you want to come home to. Whether it’s an eye-catching chartreuse or a dusky pink, go for the colours that suit you the best.


While most people rely on their overhead light to provide light in their rooms, but, you can create multilayered lighting in your bedroom. With different lamps, fairy lights or other lighting fixtures.

There are a huge range of lamps you can invest in. From floor lamps to lava lamps to bedside table lamps. There is a huge variety of lighting you can get for your bedroom. Smaller lighting fixtures, such as lamps, are great for evening time and winding down as they provide the perfect low-key lighting for settling in with a book or watching some TV.

You also want to consider natural lighting too. Getting as much natural lighting as possible into your bedroom during the day is a healthy way to encourage light and make your room feel comfortable. If you choose a neutral colour scheme then natural light is perfect to complement these shades.

Personal Touches

You don’t want your bedroom to feel clinical or unlived in. A cosy vibe can come very easily with small personal touches. Photos, artwork and sentimental trinkets can be a great way to decorate smaller areas and adorn your desk, windowsill or dresser.

You can personalise so many things in your room to make it feel more homey. If you want to up the comfort levels, you might want to invest in a rug for your floor, or get some accent blankets and cuddly cushions to sit on your bed.

What Do You Need From A Furniture Store?

Now you have decided on the decorative elements of your bedroom, it’s time to think about the practical elements like your bed and your essential furniture. If you are completely redoing your bedroom, there are lots of things to consider. This is our breakdown of essential furniture that you should think about during your revamp period.

You want to consider the weight that your furniture carries within your bedroom. This doesn’t refer to the literal weight of furniture items, but the visual weight of your furniture. If you are going for a minimalistic aesthetic, your furniture should match this style. The same goes for a wooden style, your furniture doesn’t have to match, but it’s a good idea to choose pieces that complement each other and fit the general design of your room.

Bed Frames

Having a comfy bed is an essential part of perfecting your bedroom. You want to look forward to drifting off in the bed of your dreams every night. There are three main components that you need to consider for this. This first being your bed frame. You might not think that a bed frame is that important, but if you are not getting the right support or your bed frame is broken in places, you might notice that you are not getting a good night’s sleep.

Getting a supportive and strong bed frame is vital to helping you relax properly. If you’ve already decided where your bed will fit in your bedroom, you can work out how much space it will take up and start to look for appropriate bed frames. You want to look for a sturdy bed frame with either a sprung or a slatted base to keep you nice and supported.


Your headboard is another important part of getting your bed right. It can be a great way to make a statement in your room and change how your room appears. It can add a good amount of height to your bed and there are a huge range of headboards you can pick from.

If you spend time reading or watching TV, you might want a nice, comfy upholstered headboard. If you are looking for something more eye-catching, you might opt for a different style. Make sure you measure your bed and ensure a headboard will work with your bed frame before purchasing anything.

Quality Mattresses

Picking a quality mattress is super important to making your bed comfortable. It’s important to do your research into what kind of mattress you need. Depending on how you sleep and any existing pains you might have, a specific kind of mattress might be the best fit for you. Talk to a professional and go to try out different mattresses if you are unsure. You also want to pick something that will withstand the test of time, so don’t just opt for the cheapest option you see. Quality is very important in this situation.

Harrison Spinks mattresses are a great high quality option, and they are environmentally friendly too. They are a fantastic option to consider for a mattress, with the finest sustainable materials being used for their handmade beds and mattresses.

Fitted Wardrobes

If you’re someone with a lot of clothes, or you simply need a wardrobe for storage purposes, a fitted wardrobe is a great way to create a storage space and not overcrowd your bedroom. You will need to measure the space that your wardrobe will be going in, so that you can find one with the right dimensions.

If you’re working in a tight or an awkward space, you might want to think about bespoke wardrobes. This way, you can specify the dimensions, finish and storage compartments that are included, optimising your wardrobe for your use.

Interiors Outlet

We understand that redecorating can be a stressful process and we are here to help. Here at Interiors Outlet, we supply bespoke and high quality furniture. From bedroom furniture to sofas, dining room pieces and carpets, we have it all. Our range of bedroom furniture and Harrison Spinks Mattresses are sure to inspire you with your decorating project.

For any further enquiries about our products and services, feel free to give us a call on 0161 747 4447 and speak to one of our team members today.

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