By: Sabrina Basilio
Do you really need those 1,000 thread count bedsheets?

The bedroom often tends to be the last priority in the expensive business of furnishing a new space. Yet, as the most personal and used space at home, it is well worth the same creativity you exercise everywhere else.

Yes, giving effort to the decoration of your bedroom doesn’t have to cost a fortune, but as with other areas in your home, some furnishings are still worth properly investing in. We’ve provided here a shortlist of what these items are, as well as which items you ought to save on.

Splurge on:

1. Mattress

Of all the pieces in your bedroom, your bed is most worthy of your time and money. A high-quality mattress will give you premium support and comfort that can last you for years to come. Nowadays, more and more companies are fabricating high-quality brands for more affordable prices.

2. Bedsheets

Just like the mattress, bedsheets need a lot of time and effort. Buying low-cost bedsheets can give you pilled, itchy, or sweaty sleep. Getting the most durable and breathable material on the other hand… it’s like coming home every day to the touch of a fancy hotel bed. I’m talking about woven material like 100% Egyptian cotton and satin. For “easy care,” children’s or spares, best to go with a little cotton-polyester blend, nothing above 30% synthetic.

3. Comforter or Duvet

While your sheets should be mostly functional, it is the bedding topper that will set your bedroom’s style and overall feel. Finding the style that fits both your needs and personality might need you to cash out, but it will guarantee maximum pleasure and prettier surroundings. Our recommendation is the down comforter for its unparalleled lightness and fluffiness!

4. Walls

A good painting or wallpaper job is already one of the more inexpensive means of giving your bedroom a new and refreshing look. That said, cutting corners on the quality of wallpapers, paint rollers, and paint will give you uneven and unattractive walls you’d have to spend on again just to recondition.

Save on:

1. Curtains

There are many ways to dress up the bedroom without overspending to create a multi-layered soft fabric look. Keep in mind that purchasing curtains will have to come with hardware and accessories too. The most important thing is that your curtains do the following: complement the key element in the room — the bed; afford the space some height, and block out the intrusive sun in the morning.

2. Pillowcases and Blankets

You can definitely highlight your personality and switch things up a little by swapping pillowcases and finding blankets that match your bed topper, but if you need to break the bank just for decoration, it’s not worth it.

3. Lighting Fixtures

If there’s anything you shouldn’t break the budget for, it’s smaller pieces like lamps and accent fixtures. Achieving a certain ambiance and supporting tasks that need focus don’t need expensive lighting. One of the most popular lights today are minimalist, therefore easily accessible both in-store and online.

Generally, small and decorative elements such as pillow dressers or headboards are better with cheap alternatives so you can allot a bigger budget to base items such as flooring, walls, and sturdy furniture. You can find all of these items for a wide price range at All Home.

Your bedroom may be the most private, but it is also the most worthy of the love and craft needed in making it the relaxing and beautiful abode you deserve. Conditioning your space to your needs and investing in the right bedroom items are the first steps in creating yours.


The COHO Living Team.