The bedroom is likely the most important room in your house or apartment.
It has some stiff competition in the kitchen where you prepare your food, and the living room where you take in most of your entertainment and relaxation.
But how often do you cook, and how many weekends do you stay crammed up in your living room?
Even if it isn't the most important room to you, it's definitely the room where you spend the most time. It's where you get your much needed sleep at the end of a long day.
So, you owe it to yourself to create a serene space that allows you to relax at the end of the day.
To create that serene space, there are a few things that every guy should include in his bedroom.
In the article below, we will talk about the ten things every guy should have in his bedroom.
Table Of Contents
- Good Sheets
- A Quality Mattress
- A Bed Frame
- A Soundsystem
- Good Furniture
- Laundry Basket
- An Alarm Clock
- A Table Lamp
- Make Sure You Have The Essentials
1. Good Sheets
The first thing you notice, along with everyone else that will ever walk into your bedroom, are your sheets.
Never underestimate the power of soft, matching bed sheets.
You don't want to be greeted by an unsightly mix of mismatched sheets when you walk into your room, and you definitely don't want to try to sleep in them if they are stiff and uncomfortable.
Just don't forget to wash them every now and then, and it's not a bad idea to have a spare set on hand.
2. A Quality Mattress
You sleep on it almost every single day, so don't try to cut corners here.
The good ones are expensive, but you will likely want to spend the extra money to get a good mattress.
You'll get better sleep, and when you are well-rested, almost every other aspect of your life will improve.
As you get older, your back will thank you as well.
3. A Bed Frame
You want your bedroom to feel like an actual bedroom, and not a dorm room, so a good bed frame is a must.
You're an adult now, so there is no need to sleep on the floor every night.
You'll be surprised how many people will notice and comment on your bed frame.
4. A Sound System
We're not talking about the sound system you had in your car when you were a teenager that rattled your trunk and let people miles away know you were on your way.
A simple wireless bluetooth speaker will do the trick.
5. Good Furniture
Just like your mattress, quality furniture will also be a little pricey.
But, if you can afford to splurge on a good nightstand and dresser, by all means, do it.
If not, check around at the second hand and consignment stores. They will be a fraction of their normal cost, and you can usually find some that show very little wear and tear.
You want something sturdy and durable, not something that looks like it might break if you put a glass of water on top of it.
The walls of your bedroom should never be empty.
It's bland, boring, and a little weird.
But, you don't want to take your old college posters and pin them up in our new bedroom.
Invest in some simple pieces that you enjoy and frame some of your favorite photos.
Candles take care of two of your senses; sight and smell.
Lighting and the smell of your room are often overlooked until it's impossible to overlook them.
They can also mask the smell of that dirty clothes hamper in the corner.
8. Laundry Basket
Speaking of that clothes hamper, make sure you actually have one.
You're not a teenager anymore, so having a pile of dirty clothes in the middle of your bedroom isn't acceptable anymore.
Just make sure your dirty clothes are out of sight.
9. An Alarm Clock
Do you cringe every time your co-workers phone rings?
Getting an actual alarm clock will rid you of that problem, and will make you look more responsible.
10. A Table Lamp
Unless your light is hooked up to a clapper, you're going to need a table lamp.
If you don't spend a few dollars on a table lamp, your shins will likely pay for it every time you walk around your room in the dark.
Table lamps are relatively cheap, and it's worth the investment to keep yourself from getting injured.
Make Sure You Have The Essentials
Don't decorate your bedroom for anyone but you.
Turn your bedroom into a sanctuary that invites you in and welcomes you with open arms.
You want a place in your home where you can rest, relax, and feel rejuvenated the next day.
It doesn't take anything extravagant, just the items we listed above.
So make a list, hop on Amazon or head to a furniture store like Furniture of Dalton, and get to work on your bedroom.
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