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How to Prepare Your Bedroom for the Summer

by Waverly Wilde

Move over spring style -- summer decor is coming in hot! The earth is rotating and the season is changing to one with sunnier days and warmer weather. So, if you’re looking for a new aesthetic as we enter into this time of the year, sprucing up your sleeping space to fit is a perfect start. Explore these summer bedroom ideas to give your room a much needed seasonal makeover.

Clean Up and Clear the Clutter

If you haven’t started your spring cleaning yet, now’s a perfect time. Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, you’ve likely been quarantined in your home, so there’s really no more excuse as to why you haven’t gotten around to organizing your things. It’s time to face it and embrace it, and we suggest starting by clearing away the stifling clutter of those laundry piles you’ve been avoiding. By simply picking your clothes up off the floor, it’ll instantly feel like a fresh start already!

But don’t just stop at the dirty clothes—now’s the time to purge all those items you don’t need and store away those winter coats you won’t be using for many months. After clearing out your closet and dresser, move onto what lies outside those walls and start transforming your room with minimalism in mind. Clutter stimulates the mind, distracting you and making it difficult to get some shut-eye. Summer vibes are about being chill and having fun, so you’ll want your room to reflect that with this summer bedroom idea.

Keep Colors Light

Summer is bright, so you’ll want your room’s ambiance to feel light and breezy in the color department. This doesn’t mean you need to repaint your bedroom if your walls are already a dark hue! Drape your windows with sheer white curtains or cover your bed with creamy tones to balance your room’s moodier tints. Utilize summer bedroom colors that capture the beauty of nature: like using a marigold and magenta to represent a romantic sunset or by adding a splash of an aqua blue or seafoam green to encapsulate warm tropical waters. 

If nothing else, opening your window blinds so that the sun shines in is a simple yet efficient summer bedroom idea to bring the light in.

Smell the Summer Scents

It’s not all about how your room looks this summer, it also matters how it smells. While winter scents may be reminiscent of cinnamon sticks and Christmas pines, summer scents bring out citrus aromas and ocean sprays.

Fill your bedroom with these fresh fumes so you’re reminded of adventure every time you enter it. With the help of an essential oil diffuser or a candle, every time you step in and take a whiff, your senses will come alive!


The Right Linens

Now that your room looks like summer and smells like summer, it’s time to make it feel like summer. With the heat of the season approaching, the last thing you want is to be unprepared with blankets and sheets that make you sweat in the night. It’s time to kick out the flannel and opt for something a bit more breathable, such as cotton or bamboo sheets. 

Also, mixing up your linen colors for refreshing neutral hues can at least make your covers appear cooler.


We hope these summer bedroom ideas bring the spirit of the season into your space and help you catch some ZZZ’s while you’re at it. If you’re still struggling to relax or stay cool when sleeping this summer, the problem may lie with your mattress. Give us a call and we’ll help you find just the mattress you need!