Bedroom remodelers seeking romantic, intimate look.

Bedroom furniture just got a bump. A recent U.S. Houzz Bedroom Trends survey says that one-third of homeowners renovating or decorating their master bedrooms want to create a more romantic or intimate environment.
The report says that a quarter of homeowners are budgeting or spending $10,000 or more on master bedroom renovations, and one in five is spending $5,000 or more on decorating projects (19 percent) across all project scopes, according to the survey of more than 1,500 U.S. homeowners in the midst of or planning a bedroom renovation or decoration project. Fifty-seven percent of homeowners report making extensive changes to their master bedrooms, with more than half describing the renovations as major.

Importantly for stores like Ralph’s Furniture, the study establishes a crucial link between renovations and decorating. “The findings show that nine in 10 bedroom renovations are followed by redecorating, and nearly half of bedroom decorating comes after a renovation,” according to Nino Sitchinava, principal economist at Houzz, a digital platform for home remodeling and design.

In their tastes, approximately one-third of homeowners lean toward calming colors and prints, such as shades of white, cream, gray, and blue in their revamped master bedrooms. More than a quarter of respondents do not want a strong pattern in the master bedroom (27 percent), though floral and geometric designs showed well (21 and 17 percent, respectively).

Heading the list of what homeowners want in a desirable master bedroom is 1) space that is stylish and beautiful (73 percent); 2) feels like a sanctuary (54 percent) and, 3) reflects who they are (52 percent). For functionality, homeowners want a master bedroom that 1) promotes quality sleep (77 percent), 2) is comfortable (75 percent) and, 3) easy to clean (40 percent).

At Ralph’s Furniture, we keep pace with not only our customers’ preferences but also the many changes in the industry. If ‘discretionary income’ is not in your budget these days, look to Ralph’s Furniture’s phenomenal 24 months 0% interest free financing. We’ll work with you. It’s where friends tell friends where to shop!


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