There is an "I" in family. Your home is about your family, and rightly so. But you're part of the family, too, and it's just as important to take care of yourself. Family life is hectic, draining even, so make some me time and carve out a space where you can recharge your batteries when you need to.
It's OK to have a space in your home that's all about the grownups—a place where you can go to decompress, enjoy a book or put on some tunes and dance away life's stresses. Whether it's your own master bedroom or a secondary living space, there's no right or wrong place to set up shop. You could even take over a guest bedroom if you have to. Focus on your needs, and try not to let your kids' toys infiltrate your hideaway.Get pampered with white-glove delivery in three days or less.
A bedroom sitting area with a side table
is a perfect place to spend your Saturday mornings sipping a cup of coffee before the kids wake up. You can even cozy it up with a fireplace. Since they don't need to vent, our electric fireplaces
can go in any room of your home. If late-night reading is your guilty pleasure, then spring for a luxurious upholstered headboard
. However you plan to use your retreat, you can't go wrong when you choose the pieces that put you at ease.