Are you planning a remodel? If so, then you’re probably neck-deep in difficult decisions. And by this point you’re probably seeing price tags at every corner. Budget allocation isn’t an exciting facet of the remodeling process, so people rarely talk about it. But now that you’re in it, you know that you’re going to have to save money on some builds and dump money into others.
To that end, one place you should not have an inkling of guilt splurging on is your master bedroom. After all, this is the most personal room in the house.
Start with the Furniture
Wondering where to begin your splurge? A great starting point is the furniture. These pieces act as the cornerstone of your interior design, no matter whether it’s the dining room or living room. Often, you make your selection and then move forward from there, allowing the initial purchases to serve as style and inspiration. Typical pieces of furniture include:
- Bed frame
You want to purchase quality pieces that are as gorgeous as they are comfortable. These, of course, will have a price tag. But that’s why furniture is something you should splurge on!
An Original Piece of Art
If there’s an artist that you admire, an original piece of art hanging above your bed is a statement. If positioned correctly, it’ll be the focal point of the room. Obviously, this may not appeal to everyone. But for the art enthusiast, few items would make a better centerpiece.
Your Mattress Matters
You’ll spend at least a third of your life in bed. The last place you should be looking to save on is the mattress! Spend the money and be excited you’re doing it. The comfort of your bed can have a direct affect on your sleep cycle, thus lowering or improving your quality of life. You don’t want the former, so be happy you’re purchasing something that will better your existence.
Also, a bad mattress can take a toll on your shoulders, back, and neck. Therefore, splurge away. Test out a variety of luxury mattresses until you find one that suits you perfectly. While the mattress isn’t necessarily a piece someone will point out in the room, it’s arguably the most important purchase made during a remodel. And it’s often the one least thought of.
Don’t forget the Bedsheets
Like your mattress, your bedsheets can dramatically impact the quality of your sleep. Also, you can use them to complement the color palette of your room, further tying the design together.
Your life is too short to be sleeping in scratchy or uncomfortable bedding. Indulge in some high-quality supima cotton sheets and the eight of hours of sleep will come at will.
Use High-Quality Paint
Few things can transform a master bedroom as quickly as a fresh coat of paint. If you’ve ever painted a room before, then you know what we’re talking about. Try out a variety of different colors to identify a color palette of your liking. Choose accordingly.
Benefits of high-quality paint include:
- Vibrant colors that retain their brightness
- A consistent coating
- Smoother layers
- Longer drying time, mitigates risks of visible brush strokes
- Requires less coats
Also, quality paintbrushes or rollers can have a huge impact on the final product. If you’re looking to enhance your home, it’s all in the ingredients. Even Gordon Ramsey couldn’t make a 5-star meal with spoiled produce. And you, with low-end paint, are no different.
A High-End TV
Most people want a TV in their bedroom to enjoy from the comfort of their bed. And like your bed, a TV is one of those items that you will get more use out of than practically any other purchase. Does that seem like something you want to buy on a tight budget? Anyone that owns one will tell you that a luxury television is worth it. They might even scream it.
One of the most exciting elements of a remodel is that you’re finally spending money on the things you want. Although there are places that you should look for savings, don’t cut corners in your master bedroom. You’ve worked so hard to reach a point where you can remodel! So, enjoy the process.