Our idea of romantic bedrooms depend upon our beliefs about
romance overall. What generates images of romance for some
doesn’t even light a spark for others, much less a fire. This
can be very true for two people who have been together for many
Busy and demanding lives, jobs, schedules and endless deadlines
have all but minimized the notions of romantic bedrooms.
Escalating personal and professional demands leave us almost no
time for dream-chasing. Clean sheets are a given and a bed
that’s made earns high marks for sleeping, but that’s about all
But who has the desire for romantic bedrooms you wonder? After
all, making over a bedroom is a major project. It’s time
consuming, and potentially costly and risky. You don't know if
your spouse or partner even cares or will even notice. If you
don’t know the answer to the question, then it’s probably time
for a change.
Use these ideas for creating your romantic bedroom:
1) Where to get decorating ideas - Sure, you may have to do a
little online research. But the Internet can yield plenty of
ideas for creating the perfect romantic bedroom. All major home
décor publications have their own web sites. You’ll also find
lots of pictures and helpful articles written by interior
2) How to avoid breaking the bank - The Internet is filled with
lots of shops that offer romantic bedrooms décor items at
discount prices. You can also save your $3 per gallon gasoline
and visit more online retailers in less time. Check out auction
web sites and online outlets for low-priced, high quality linens
such as egyptian cotton sheets. Many of these sites will often
throw in free-shipping as well.
3) Keep your spouse or partner in mind - There are certain
predictableed risks with any aspect of an intimate
relationship. But everything will be fine if the romantic
bedroom theme you choose express appreciation and celebration
of the unique bond that is shared. A caring and warm
environment will allow the bond to be strengthened on the
spiritual, emotional and physical levels.
Now, to really make your romantic bedroom be the inviting oasis
that you intended for your spouse or partner, use these can't
miss ideas to turn up the heat. In combination, they’ll send a
sensually effective signal that your spouse or partner can’t
possibly miss. Prepare yourself for an immediate response.
Boudoir Basics - Romantic Bedrooms that Work
1) Shedding Some Light - Romantic Bedrooms - Lighting
While the electric lighting has its purpose, it can be a
diminishing element. Avoid fluorescents, which create a stark,
business-like environment. Use soft lighting in various colors.
Decorative oil lamps or antique lanterns also create a dreamy
feel. Candles always offer wonderfully subtle lighting in any
style of romantic bedrooms décor.
While tea candles will always work, use decorative candles that
match your décor or personal tastes.
2) Hints of Romance - Romantic Bedrooms - Fragrances
Just as the oven’s aroma sparks the appetite for food, the
fragrance of the bedroom stimulates our senses as well.
While bland foods are sufficient, the aromas of certain dishes
create an immediate craving. Not convinced? Stop by a local
bakery first thing tomorrow morning just for a cup of coffee.
What happens? You leave with coffee and the undeniably
convicting evidence ... a plain white paper bag filled with
3) Perfect Topping - Romantic Bedrooms - Finishing Touches
Security is a residual component of developing and sharing an
intimate relationship. This natural progress of the
relationship can be advanced by creating a definite confine or
boundary signifying its importance. A canopy transforms a bed
from a piece of furniture into a sanctuary perpetuating
closeness and intimacy.
Michael Holland is the creator of
http://www.home-decorating-made-easy.com. His web site offers
lots of FREE decorating tips and ideas for decorating your
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Romantic Bedroom on a Budget
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