Many of us are focused on self-growth and self-reflection when it comes to enhancing our sex lives — and there’s nothing wrong with that! But most of us aren’t even aware of the importance that our environment plays in having a better sex life. Sadly, we often neglect the place where most of the action takes place: the bedroom.
Have you really looked at your bedroom lately? Go ahead, give it a once-over. Does it invite intimacy? Is it comfortable? Does it feel like your sanctuary? Or could it use some improvement?
Below are some totally doable tips for creating a bedroom that will not only enhance your sex life, but become a refuge from the stress of daily life, too.
1. Sexy to the touch. A cozy comforter makes you want to slip into bed, and soft sheets complete the experience. Remember, only a few throw pillows … you don’t want to ruin the romantic moment by doing manual labor to clear yourselves a spot on the bed! Plush carpeting is always nice, but if your budget is an issue, a soft and furry throw rug creates a comfy landing for your feet … or for the both of you, in case the mood strikes before you make it to the mattress. Read more on Your Tango…
It’s important to love the space you inhabit and, if money allows, make it exactly to your liking. Arguably the most important of all rooms is the bedroom, where you sleep and luxuriate, whether you’re by yourself or with a mate. Your bedroom should be more than just a literal room in which to put a bed: it should be your feminine headquarters, a place that you can perfect your lipstick in flattering tungsten lighting or lotion your limbs in peace. Luckily, just a few simple additions can transform the most basic of sleeping quarters into a sumptuous boudoir fit for a lady. Remember: treat yourself! You deserve it.
In my dreams, my bedroom is a relaxing minimalist Zen palace, a place of comfort, warmth and delicious sleep. In reality, I have cats, and lots of books and junk. And oh, clothes that sometimes take over the floor. But if I lived in a bedroom like this, my life might be different, no? Better, yes? Since this week is all about prettying up the place, I thought I’d give myself a fantasy bedroom makeover — for a fraction of the cost. After the jump, our affordable bedroom makeover options. What room are you dying to makeover in your house? Keep reading »