Does that sound like a tall order? Maybe not, if you take your cues from HGTV Dream Home 2016, which was designed to keep its occupants in a vacation state of mind.
The first thing you want to do—if you can swing it—is wake up to a view like this one:
Okay, so everyone can’t have a spectacular waterfront vista outside the master bedroom window, but you can take a page from interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn’s playbook if you want to create the idea of a sweeping view in a room where there is none. In the living room, Brian had a historic photo of the home’s Merritt Island location blown up and printed on vinyl bus wrap—voila, instant wallpaper. You can do the same thing yourself at home using a custom mural or wall decal company—a soothing nature scene would be ideal for the bedroom.
Speaking of bedroom décor, a little glamor makes it easier to peel those sleepy eyes open in the morning. You’ll wake up feeling like the queen (or king) of England if you invest in some sumptuous pillows and replace your boring bedroom light fixture with a striking art-piece chandelier:
And don’t forget to usher in your day softly with a Spotify® playlist of gentle tunes or lively jams if you can handle that sort of thing before coffee. HGTV Dream Home 2016 was outfitted in every room with sleek wireless Bose® speakers that are as much about form as function:
The speakers can communicate over Wi-Fi® or with any Bluetooth®-enabled device in the house to play music from the Internet or your own music library instantly and fill each room with crystal-clear sound.
Add a vase of fresh-cut flowers and the day is worth waking up to:
A note of caution: starting your day this way may cause you to stop leaving your house.
This post is brought to you by Bose, a proud sponsor of the HGTV Dream Home 2016. You’ll find innovative Bose products featured throughout this year’s HGTV Dream Home, bringing each room to life with quality sound. Dreaming about better sound for your home? Visit Bose.com.