The Bedrooms we Daydream About Spending the Night In

While we love our bedrooms dearly, it wouldn’t hurt to try out other cozy-looking beds from time to time. Besides, as experts say, sleeping in a different bed can help reinvigorate your sleep hygiene which means that it’s a good thing to sleep somewhere else on some occasions as well.

As it’s also summer, we are slightly struggling with wanderlust as we’re stuck in the city with its unbearable heat and traffic. It wouldn’t really hurt to daydream about marvelous bedrooms that we’d love to spend a few nights in, right?

If we can take a pick of where we’d sleep tonight, here are a few that we’ll love to be in.

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For now, though, we’ll be crawling back to our cozy Salem beds and enjoy the comfort that’s readily available to us.

Cozy Beds You’d Wish You’re In This Rainy Season

While most of us are stuck at the office, trying to negotiate the air conditioning unit’s temperature with colleagues, many of us area also wishing we’re in bed right now. What with the heavy downpour and the cold air, what would we give to get under the covers and cuddle with a loved one right now.

Since there’s really not much to do about today’s total bed weather, why don’t you just join us in whiling away this Wednesday musing over how cozy these beds would feel right now.

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How do you like to spend your rainy days? Tell us about it in the comments below or reach us through our social media accounts at Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. We’d love to hear from you!

6 Artworks that Will Make You Wish You’re Curled Up in Bed Right Now

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Someone once said that good art should evoke an emotion or capture a feeling from its audience. This is why we’ve rounded up these artworks that have caused us to long for our beds. Take a peep at these exquisite works of art from different artists and you may also find yourself craving for the comforts of your own bed.

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Puung is a South Korean illustrator who is popular for a series focused on a young couple’s life together. Her art evokes great longing among many, some even describe it as “how true love looks like.”

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California-based artist Pascal Campion is adored by many for his charming illustrations that are quite dreamy.

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Marta Antelo is an award-winning Spanish artist who has done illustrations for various publications from all over the globe. Her works are dainty and quite retro, giving them a certain charm that will surely make you sigh.

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Rebecca Mock is a New York based illustrator who has done a wide array of work for various publications. She is best known, though, for her surprising animations, sometimes referred to as ambient gifs, which gives a new spin on drawn art.

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Not much information is available regarding Onji, this piece’s illustrator, but you can view his/her work by clicking on the link above.

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Noted for his unique use of colors and an identifiable drawing style, London-based artist John Cei Douglas illustrates a wide array of topics – from stories to editorials.

To see more about these artists’ works, click on the links provided above for their portfolios and websites. While away the day with us gandering through these whimsical works that will make you miss your bed even more.

Dreamy Bedrooms to Get You Through the Week

Here at Salem Beds, there’s nothing else that can beat that long weekend excitement than a barrage of the dreamiest interiors there is. A stream of nicely decorated bedrooms can easily inspire, making them the perfect things to gaze at on a overcast work day. Take heed, though, as the following photos may induce some serious space envy.

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While they can induce some serious interior daydreaming for many, they can also be the perfect send off for your long weekend, don’t you think? Now all you need to do is get excited about crawling back to your snug Salem bed at home and get cozy!

Traditional Bed Set Up Techniques in a Small Bedroom

Living in high-rises means that there’s a premium on every square foot you get. This is why maximizing each and every inch a small home has is highly necessary to learn nowadays, so you can easily live large even in a tiny space.

Using the vertical space within bedrooms is one of the most modern techniques many experts attest to. This idea gave birth to loft, bunk, and pull out beds among many others. But if you prefer sticking to the traditional home set up, with an actual king size bed for all the world to see, you shouldn’t really worry much. There are still a number of ways how you can squeeze a bit more space out of your petite bedroom.

Fit to Perfection

Customizing has always been one of the best ways to get more space than what is readily available to you. By having fixtures, surfaces, furniture, and storage areas that fit perfectly to your dwelling’s cavity, alcove, pockets, and crannies can be of great help as it allows you to get more out of your space.

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A bed that runs from wall to wall is always a great way to get more space lengthwise. However, if there is still a bit space left, you can always use it for a shelf or foot board.

Nook beds are also some of the best ways to maximize a small bedroom. It can easily tuck you away to sleep and add a bit of whimsy to your home.

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Every corner counts, so make use of even those trickiest pockets of your home with special corner shelves that are easy to DIY.

Keep it Clutter Free

Mess can make a small space look even more cramped. Keep the room neatly organized, so you can easily maximize the limited amount of space you’re given.

White and Bright

Light shades can easily enhance the size of your room, making them perfect for closed quarters. However, adding a contrasting hue on an opposite or neighboring wall can add more as it adds depth, which can make the room appear even bigger.

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Use Everything More than Once

Since you can’t afford to waste space on anything, using every element of your bedroom for more than just one purpose can be of great help. This way, you can cut in half the things you need to put inside and still get as much out of the room.

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Use your bedside table as your work desk as well. It saves you space and puts everything within reach at the same time.

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Windows as headboards can easily save you a few inches of floorspace.

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Window sills as side tables can also work wonders in saving space for your little bedroom.

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Movable shelves like this can also double as tables.

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Storage units that double as chairs or ottomans are also attractive options for a small bedroom. You can use it with a couch or as a stool for your vanity without missing out on additional room for stashing away your stuff.

Up and Off the Floor

With a teeny floor plan, you have to really think hard whether something is worth putting down the floor. If they can be hung, mounted, or attached to the walls or ceiling, you should seriously go for it. This will give you more room and help you avoid banging on everything while you try to go around your apartment.

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Drawers under your bed will not only create additional storage, but can also keep the monsters away.

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Hang or mount your lamp instead of putting it on a bed side table or getting a floor lamp to get more out of your limited floorspace.

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Floating shelves and drawers open up the floor space underneath them without sacrificing the storage and surface you can definitely use in a small bedroom. It also creates an illusion of extra room, allowing your area to avoid looking cramped and crowded.

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Wall to wall shelves on the side of the bed creates an excellent décor, as well as additional space for your books.

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Built in cabinets can help you maximize your vertical space and create more storage.

Know the Size of Bed You Want and Need

Since it is the bedroom you’re asking about, you’ll need to prioritize the bed. Get the size you need and make sure to work around it in consideration of your small bedroom. If the bedroom is too small, do not add a lot of other furnishings inside. You can surely find other places to store your belongings within your home if you look for it.

Salem beds come in a wide range of sizes that will surely fit easily into your space. We also offer customizations, so if you think your space has an odd measurement or you want to make the most out of your limited space, we can still be of great help to you. Just don’t forget to choose a Salem bed mattress that best suits your needs and preferences, so you can be sure to take home utter comfort.Salem Philippines Bed Sizes

There are tons of other ways how you can get more out of your bedroom while still being fully furnished and nicely designed. We hope you find these tips useful, though, as we’re thrilled to help you out on your modern living queries.

Inspired Weekend Round-up: Celebrity Home Decorating Techniques that You can Make Your Own

It’s the weekend and while some prefer unwinding and relaxing with loved ones, others may want to get inspired on a weekend project. We here at Salem has rounded up a few inspiring interior snapshots of celebrity digs that could pique your interest and may even spark an upgrade in your home. Check out the pics below!

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 Do you adore any other celebrity homes’ design or unique elements? Tell us about it in the comments!

Bed Ideas for Small Spaces

For most people, urban living means cramped quarters. This doesn’t mean, though, that you should just settle with a place that looks like too crowded because it is small. There are lots of ways how you can get the most out of your limited space with the right tricks and furniture pieces.

Day Beds

If you’re quite the hostess and enjoy receiving guests from time to time, an extra bed is necessary to accommodate your visitors. When a guest room is out of the question due to limited space, you can easily make do with day beds. These pieces of furniture can serve as couches during the day, and actual sleeping surfaces at night. Not only will these furnishings allow you to welcome more people into your home, but it can also help you get more value out of your purchase.

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Loft beds

When you can’t spread out due to limited floor space, going vertical can be the best alternative. With loft beds, you can get more out of your teeny simple floor plan by creating a special and new space for you. It can also create privacy, especially for shared studio apartments or big bedrooms.

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Storage Beds

Storage beds are basically bed frames that are equipped with spaces for storing your stuff. Choose one that can help you get the access you need for your items. Some designs allow you to draw out your belongings without a fuss, while others are more suited for keeping things that you don’t use that much anymore.

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Bunk beds

Bunk beds have always been the easiest solutions to space-saving within bedrooms. But did you know that there are lots of other ways how you can create a bunk bed that will better suit or even improve the look of your home? With the right design, you can turn your attic into a guest room or a nice little shared space for kids!

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Hidden beds

Hidden beds, or beds that you can tuck away can be known through its various names. Some are Murphy Beds, which are basically beds that you can easily fold into your walls using a specific design. Others are pull-out beds, where you can tuck a bed underneath a couch, or an elevated surface allowing you to maximize your space during the day time. These charming inventions can easily range from surprising to ingenious easily.

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With a little bit of planning ahead and knowing where to get the best furnishings out there, you can be sure to get the most out of your limited space. Salem beds come in a wide variety of designs and sizes, so you can be sure that there’s something that’ll fit not only your style and budget, but also your limited floor plan.

Whatever your choice of space-saving bed may be, make sure to invest in a quality mattress that could easily lull you to sleep. A bed may be attractive and unique, but if the mattress isn’t comfortable, the furniture may have easily lost its purpose. Quality mattresses, especially from Salem, can be the best options you have out there.