Designing Your Custom Master Bedroom Can Be A Dream

March 18, 2013

The master bedroom is more than just a place to sleep and a place to store your clothes. It can be a place to relax, have some privacy, and just enjoying a little bit of quiet time. It is still a place to sleep and store your clothes, which means that, when designing your custom master bedroom, those two functions will be the main design features of the room. The rest of it is up to you!

Consider Bed Placement

Because most of your time in the master bedroom is spent sleeping, your bed will likely be a focal point. You want to make sure it is comfortable and relaxing. The mattress, pillows, and blankets make a big difference in comfort level, but so does the placement of your bed in your master bedroom. If you’re not a morning person, consider placing your bed away from windows, so light doesn’t shine in your face. If there is no way around it, black-out curtains go a long way in keeping the sun out so you can sleep. Think about what else you’ll have in your master bedroom and make sure you have enough space to walk around without running into things. If you plan to have a desk and a reading area, make sure these areas don’t conflict with your bed placement.

Plan How to Store Clothing

The key to getting the most out of your master bedroom design is to decide how you plan to store most of your clothing. Will separate closets work best? Will you need additional closet drawers and shelving? Do you prefer chests of drawers and bureaus? Or, do you need a mix of drawers, shelving, and a walk-in closet? Once clothing storage has been decided, then the rest of the room can be designed with as much or as little function as you want.

Think About Other Items

Think about other items you’d like to have in your master bedroom. Is the master bath going to be a room off the master bedroom or in a different area of the house? Will you want space in the bedroom for a treadmill or other exercise equipment? How about bookshelves or storage for private files and papers? Do you spend enough time in the bedroom where you would want a television and a small home entertainment system? It’s your dream bedroom so the opportunities are limited only by your desires and your budget.

Fortunately, with wireless internet connectivity, wireless DVR, cable and satellite connectivity, and the ease of placement for electrical outlets during the construction process, being able to have everything you want in your master bedroom is easy. All that’s left is to pick the carpet, the wall colors, trim, and the drapes and you’re in great shape design-wise.

The master bedroom is just one room in your custom home. Make sure you get the home of your dreams by partnering with the right custom home builder. Contact Custom Home Group at 717-284-4090 to get on the path to your dream custom home!