Bedroom must-haves in a positive home

Your bedroom is your retreat, the place where you unwind, relax, and recharge after a long day. To ensure optimal comfort and functionality, here are eight must-have elements that every dream bedroom should incorporate:

  1. Bed Headboard: Adding Comfort and Style
  2. Side Table: Convenience Within Reach
  3. Side Lamp: Ready to switch on the read mode
  4. Plugs with USB Ports: Seamless Charging Solutions
  5. Side Vertical Book Support: Organizing Your Reading Material
  6. General Light Switch: Easy Access to Overhead Lighting
  7. Ambient Light Control: Setting the Mood for Relaxation
  8. Storage Space: Keeping Clutter at Bay and Style Intact

May you don’t know us yet, let’s have a quick introduction: we’re ERA architects.
Actually, I’m Esther Rovira, architect and passive house designer in Barcelona and Catalonia building and renovating passive houses and positive houses.
In this post ‘Bedroom must-haves in a positive home’, you’ll find the list of basics you need to know before you start your renovation in Barcelona. I hope it helps you! Let’s start exploring.

1. Bed Headboard

  • Provides support for sitting up comfortably while reading in bed (at least 110cm tall from floor).
  • Adds a stylish focal point to your bedroom decor.
  • Prevents pillows from slipping down the wall, maintaining a neat appearance.

2. Side Table

  • Offers a convenient surface to place essentials like books, glasses, or a glass of water within arm’s reach.
  • Helps keep bedside clutter organized and out of sight.
  • Enhances symmetry and balance in the bedroom layout when paired with a matching side table on each side of the bed.

3. Side Lamp

  • Provides targeted task lighting for reading without disturbing your partner.
  • Creates a cozy ambiance for winding down before bedtime.
  • Adds a decorative element to the bedside area, enhancing the overall aesthetics of the room.

4. Plugs with USB Ports

  • Enables easy charging of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, or e-readers without the need for extra adapters.
  • Maximizes convenience by eliminating the hassle of searching for available outlets.
  • Helps declutter bedside surfaces by reducing the number of cords and cables.

5. Side Vertical Book Support

  • Offers a space-saving solution for storing books vertically next to the bed.
  • Keeps reading materials organized and easily accessible for bedtime reading sessions.
  • Adds a decorative touch to the bedroom while showcasing your favorite literary works.

6. General Light Switch

  • Provides convenient control over the room’s lighting from the bed.
  • Enhances safety by allowing easy access to illumination during nighttime navigation.
  • Promotes energy efficiency by enabling you to turn off all lights with a single switch when going to bed.

7. Ambient Light Control

  • Allows you to adjust the bedroom lighting to suit different moods and occasions.
  • Creates a cozy and inviting atmosphere for relaxation and intimacy.
  • Enhances comfort and convenience by offering dimmable options for customizable lighting levels.

8. Storage Space

  • Provides a dedicated area for storing personal items such as skincare products, bedside essentials, or intimacy devices.
  • Helps maintain a clutter-free environment by keeping belongings organized and out of sight.
  • Maximizes space efficiency in smaller bedrooms by incorporating built-in storage solutions or multifunctional furniture.


Your bedroom should be a reflection of your personal style and preferences while prioritizing comfort, functionality, and relaxation. By incorporating these eight essential must-haves, you can transform your bedroom into a haven of comfort and tranquility. Whether you’re curling up with a good book, catching up on work, or simply unwinding after a busy day, these elements will enhance your bedroom experience.  And even help you be a better you by inspiring to read more instead of watch Netflix.
Upgrade your bedroom today and experience the ultimate upgrade of your mindset! 🛏️✨

I hope this post ‘Bedroom must-haves in a positive home’ is helpful and empowers you to take the next tinny step to improve your home!.
Did I miss anything? Any other questions burning you? No problem, leave your questions below in the comments and we’ll answer you to keep on helping you!

Best of luck on your positive home adventure.
See you on the next post,


Founder of ERA architects

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