Your bedroom is the one place in the house that should feel like a sanctuary. But if the chaos of worn clothes, mismatched bedding, and piles of mail is ruining your nighttime zen, enlist a few design tricks that will create a completely tranquil space. Read on for this week’s edition of Decor Resolutions that will show you how to make over your bedroom, whether you’re going for a boho-chic vibe, a minimalist look, or a preppy style.

How to Style a Boho-Chic Zen Bedroom


Who says relaxation is all about a neutral color palette? Mix bright shades with pastel tones for a special zen zone that’s totally inspiring. Bold patterns and textiles will establish a warm and *v* cozy atmosphere that will get you feeling super excited about having a few special moments to yourself.

Jenny Highsmith Postive Vibes Wall Hanging ($100), Lulu & Georgia Banana Palm Pillow ($57+), Oh Joy! Cloudscape Gold Embroidered Pillow ($20), Lulu & Georgia Audrey Lamp ($162), Violet Light White Sage Smudge Stick ($12), CB2 Potted Eucalyptus Plant ($35), The Land of Nod Neon Nightstand ($179), & Other Stories Saison Verte Scented Candle ($40), H&M Moss-Knit Throw ($60), Adairs Kids Kingston Faux Fur Stool ($60+), Lulu & Georgia Calming Crystal Ring Holder ($35), Alice Lane Home Collection Rose Quartz Bookends ($67), H&M King/Queen Duvet Cover Set ($50)

How to Decorate a Minimalist Zen Bedroom


Whether you go for an easy-to-take-care-of succulent or a big ol’ cactus, plants add a calm, serene vibe to the bedroom. Choose a color palette that makes you feel relaxed and add cozy textures like leather, suede, and chunky knits.

CB2 Marbleized Bedding ($30+), Lulu & Georgia Hilgari Table Lamp ($104), Ariana Ost Lunar Chime ($60), Honeymoon Hotel Petal Pink Art Print ($19+), AYTM Globe Vase ($76), & Other Stories Le Coin Lecture Scented Candle ($25), CB2 Potted 60-Inch Faux Cactus ($299), Adairs Kids Edward Ottoman in Charcoal ($76+), SpaRoom Titan Gold Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser ($40), Dandy Leather Lounge Chair ($2746), St. Barts Mojave Cushion ($191), CB2 Novo Acrylic Folding Table ($149), Violet Light Iron Pyrite Crystal Matrix ($42)

How to Decorate a Preppy Zen Bedroom


Polka-dotted bedroom staples like bedding and candles speak to your preppy nature, while a soothing ocean print and agate accessories add touches of nature for a serene space.

Ellen Smile Water Art Print ($13), Kali Laine Designs Eyelash Pillow ($37+), Indigo & Lavender Pom Pom Blanket ($262), Fringe Studio “Hello Love” Candle ($23), Lulu & Georgia Robyn Table Lamp ($158), CB2 Odessa White Gloss Nightstand ($399), Olli Ella Pom Pom Belly Basket ($45), Oh Joy! Iridescent Round Ottoman ($75), Oh Joy! Gold Lady Planter ($20), Mapleton Drive Medium Lacquered Box With Agate ($59), Deny Designs Rebecca Allen Dinner at Eight Duvet Cover ($199+)

What are your bedroom “must-haves?” If you’re looking for more ways to create a bedroom sanctuary, follow us on Pinterest for tons of inspo and home decor DIYs.

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