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The Only Back to School Makeover You Need

Make any room the productive space of your dreams.

Sep 17, 2021

Nothing says “it’s time to get our sheet together” like fall. It’s back-to-school season, and honestly, whether you’re enrolled or not, it’s exactly the kind of motivation you need to tackle the things you’ve been meaning to. A room makeover, for example. We’ve got the essential makeover guide to make any room the productive space of your dreams.

 

Get Organized

Fall is the perfect time to get focused. As we spend more time inside this season, we should keep our spaces tidy and well organized. Research shows that clean spaces can boost productivity and increase focus. When our eyes have less clutter to wander to, there’s less pressure to do something other than our pending task, like clean the messy space we’re in. This includes your desk! Keep the real estate open and inviting so sitting down to study is quick and easy. 


A Good Lighting Situation

Light signals the brain to wake up and energize the body. Setting up your home study space near a window or in good lighting will not only make working easier but it will also increase alertness and focus. If your current go-to spot to study in is in a dark space, adding some new light fixtures or rearranging your set-up to be near a window can change your look and feel completely. 


Lay Down New Sheets

There’s no denying that a good night’s sleep helps you think more clearly. This semester, make sleep a priority. One sure way to do that is to sleep in sheets that keep you cool and comfortable all night for uninterrupted bliss. Hot sleepers, you can stop twisting and turning in our 100% cotton, silky smooth, and breathable Luxe Sateen sheets. If you’re a cold sleeper, the warmth of our Heathered Cashmere will keep you sound and cozy all night long. 

 

Some Bits of Inspiration 

Stay motivated each day by surrounding yourself around the things that inspire you. This may be your favorite artwork, some post-its with hand-written affirmations, photos of your friends and family, a stack of your aesthetically pleasing books. A makeover can be as simple as adding whatever you need to make your space uniquely yours and perfect for getting work done. 


Vibes For Getting Focused

When redecorating your space, consider the things that help you get focused. You might want to add a portable speaker or a record player if you tend to study with music on. Maybe you’re into a little aromatherapy. In this case, adding an essential oil diffuser or a candle to your desk can be both decorative and helpful. 

 

This season, decorate for the vibes you want with the items you need for the perfect design-meets-function makeover. 


Written by Cybele Ramirez

Cybele is a freelance writer covering all things culture and lifestyle. She’s also a content strategist in the tech startup space and mastering Media Studies at The New School. You can find this native New Yorker canoodling her two dogs, trying out a new recipe, or on IG @cybelina.

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