8 Ways to Make Your Bedroom More Romantic
Forget the rose petals—these decorating ideas will give your room year-round sex appeal.
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Cast Yourself in the Best Light
Creating the ambience in a room depends on four factors: light, color, temperature (think 68-75 degrees) and scent, says Marcus Mueller, general manager of Solage Calistoga
, voted one of the most romantic hotels in the world by Fodor's Travel. When it comes to lighting, the key is to create a soft glow throughout the whole room rather than relying on the standard overhead-light-and-bedside-lamps combo. Mueller recommends recessed lights set to a dimmer, which illuminate the room more evenly.
If you already have bedside lamps, consider painting the inside of the lampshades a pale pink, which will give your skin a rosy glow
—no spray tan necessary.