Make the bed. Choose muted colours rather than bright colours for your bedding. You want the room to be relaxing and romantic--not jarring. Good colours for a bedroom include dark maroon, beige, mauve, sage green and muted yellow. Fluffy bed pillows, comforters and throw pillows will create an enticing bed.
Cover the windows in heavy draperies of one solid colour. The colour of the draperies should complement the bedding, but not be of the same pattern as the bedding--therefore solid coloured draperies work best.
Choose the lighting. Choose lamps with muted lampshades that complement the bedding and the draperies. Use bulbs that are a lower wattage than those you use in the rest of your home, as lower wattage lighting creates a more romantic atmosphere.
Drape scarves over the lamps. This creates an even more subdued lighting situation that will complement the romantic theme of your bedroom.
Place candles around the room. This will ensure a relaxed setting and add to the luxurious feel of the room.
Things You Will Need
- Throw pillows in muted colours
- Fluffy bed pillows
- Heavy drapery
- Fluffy duvet cover or comforter
- Don't go overboard on room accessories, as clutter is not romantic