It’s the room in the house we easily spend the most time in, so investing in a better bedroom ensures you’ll get plenty of bang for your buck. But what can be done to improve your living and sleeping space, apart from the obvious? 

There are a number of subtle ways you can upgrade your bedroom, that together, make all the difference. From lighting to bedding, artwork to shelving, here are five upgrades that’ll transform your bedroom. 

Bed linen - House Babylon

Good quality, breathable bed linen will give you the best chance of a good sleep, every time. House Babylon specialises in producing uncompromising linen made from the finest long-staple Egyptian cotton, giving its products a luxurious, silky feel. The brand doesn’t skimp on the detailing either. The duvet covers come with large buttons - both bigger than usual and hard to undo - while the pillowcases are envelope encased, and the fitted sheets come with grippy ends. 

Shelving - MAZE 

For those with small bedrooms or with a simple need for more space, shelving is a solution that’s often overlooked. Ideal for storing books or curating a space, shelving will give a new lease of life to any bedroom. MAZE’s Edgy metal-framed shelf is designed to accommodate any wall and with its range of finishes on offer, it works as a standalone shelf or a sit-in bedside table. 

Art - Peytil

The quickest and perhaps easiest way to spruce up a bedroom is to fill those empty walls. Artwork can work on many levels, from providing a colour contrast, to offering inspiration to those who work from home. A good place to start is with Peytil, an art project founded by Eitil Thorén Due, which boasts a collection of graffiti-like, fashion portraits and line drawings, which will add a dose of character to your walls. 

Pyjamas - Piglet 

While not strictly bound to the bedroom, pyjamas are so closely associated with it, it would be rude not to include them here. This Piglet pair is about as good as they get. Made with 100% natural stonewashed flax, this set comes with white pearl buttons and navy piping, ensuring they look as good around the house as they feel to sleep in. 

Bedside wall light - Industville

An alternative to a bedside lamp, a wall light is an elegant option that makes reading at night a breeze. Industville’s space saving light takes on the brand’s distinctly industrial feel with its pewter finish and built in cage, and will add a rustic edge to your bedroom. 

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