Often when we need to truly relax, we escape for a weekend away to experience the cozy retreat of a hotel. Our team of interior designers are here to save you the money spent on nights away and share our tips to achieve a cozy retreat in your home with these bedroom design ideas.

Bedroom Design Ideas


Creating a cozy master bedroom is all about combining elements that make the space feel inviting, comfortable, and warm. Our first interior design tip would be to invest in a soft and layered bedding scheme. Opt for comfortable pillows, a plush mattress, and breathable sheets but also, experiment with textured cushions and throws to elevate the bedding scheme. This not only adds a luxurious touch but also enhances the overall comfort of your sleeping space.

Colours and Shades

We also suggest including a warm colour palette for the entire room, whether that’s in your bedding or the surroundings of your walls and décor. Colours like soft neutrals, warm greys, earthy tones and muted pastels can create a cozy atmosphere and a calming bedroom.


Other interior design factors to consider when creating a comfortable space are the brightness and form of your lighting. To create a moody bedroom style, it’s important to avoid bright, harsh lighting. Stick to warm tone globes and have different options of lighting besides your usual downlights for a good night’s sleep. Bedside lamps, floor lamps, hanging pendants, lighting strips, or even candles can create a relaxing ambience in the space. The choice of lighting can greatly influence the overall coziness of your bedroom.

Window Treatments

To enhance the comfort of your bedroom, our team also suggests considering the type of window treatments in place. Using curtains or drapes to control the natural light also adds an extra layer of comfort and softness to a space. You can choose curtains with a thicker fabric that not only complements your colour palette but also provides privacy and helps regulate the room’s temperature.

Besides from major influences such as bedding, lighting and colour palettes, here are 3 more key points to know:

Personal Decor

Adding touches of personal décor such as family photos or sentimental items can make a space feel more intimate and special.

Maximise Storage

Decluttering your space and utilising the storage available also makes a bedroom more modern, inviting and serene.


The scent of a room truly transforms the experience, which is why a scented candle or oil diffuser are a bonus. Choose scents that promote relaxation, such as lavender or vanilla, to create a calming atmosphere in your bedroom.

Bedroom Design Ideas for a Small Bedroom

Keep It Light and Open

Light colours and soft shades help make small bedrooms look bigger by reflecting natural light rather than absorbing it as dark colours do, like dark wood flooring. Opting for light-coloured walls helps create an open and airy atmosphere in your guest bedroom or space.


Enhance your space with mirrors placed strategically on one wall or closet doors. Mirrors bring in more natural light and add a touch of luxury.

Vertical Space

Optimize vertical space in the guest room with tall bookshelves and wall-mounted storage. This opens up the floor and gives the room a more spacious feel. Tall wardrobes or armoires are perfect for clothing storage.

Floating Elements

Use floating shelves to display books, art, and decor without taking up floor space. Replace traditional bedside tables with floating nightstands for a sleek look.

Minimalist Decor

Keep wall décor and decor simple and elegant to avoid clutter. Choose a few carefully chosen coastal-inspired pieces that match your style.

Clever Lighting

Opt for wall-mounted or pendant lighting to free up space on bedside tables or floor space. Consider adjustable wall sconces for reading lights to save space on nightstands.

Hidden Storage

Furniture with hidden compartments, like ottomans with storage, keeps your space organized. Decorative storage boxes or baskets under the bed are handy for hiding items.

Remember that coziness is a personal preference, so feel free to tailor these tips to your own style and needs. Ultimately, the goal is to create a bedroom that makes you feel relaxed and comfortable. If you require further expertise in creating your dream bedroom, contact our team on 07 5455 5015 to arrange a furniture package consultation. Our new SHOP open at 3/100 Rene Street, Noosaville also stocks cushions, lamps and candles to help achieve a cozy bedroom retreat.

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