Over at Making it Lovely, Nicole has been helping a neighbor make over their master bedroom. It always goes this way, doesn’t it? We fuss over the common areas, the childrens’ rooms, even the pet’s beds before we make a peaceful and beautiful place to rest at the end of the day.
Using only a $1500 budget and amending with items the homeowner already had, they created a clean, fresh, beautiful space that wasn’t so feminine that a husband wouldn’t feel like the space didn’t consider him.
Which inspired this next topic—We all have those people on our shopping lists who are challenging to shop for. For those folks, might I suggest the luxury of beautiful linens? When the day comes to a close, I have to say that the most delicious moment for Dave and I is to slip under some wonderfully soft sheets and let our tired bodies settle into our memory foam mattress. These little luxuries seem to draw the exhaustion out of us, soothe us, and send us off to rest and recharge our bodies and minds.
Who wouldn’t want that? And who wouldn’t want that for a loved one?
Why not give the gift of a peaceful retreat to that person in your life who wouldn’t splurge on this type of luxury for themselves?
If bed linens aren’t in the budget or if you are looking to pair them with some stocking stuffers, a basket filled with little things like lavender linen spray, soothing sounds machine, and a soft down-filled pillow also make for a great place to release the stress of the day.