Budget-Friendly Ways To Decorate Your Bedroom



Spending a lot of time at home may have opened your eyes to the many ways you can enjoy your home. It may have sparked the redecorating bug! Redecorating is a great way to make use out of the space that you have without having to spend a lot of money on costly renovations. If you are looking for some ways to spruce up your bedroom but do not want to spend an arm and a leg, here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

Paint Or Repaint


You will be surprised once you realize how much a fresh coat of paint can change the look and feel of your bedroom. There are a couple of ways to do this, depending on what type of budget you may be working with. Pick a color that already goes with your bedroom decor that way you do not have to spend money swapping out your old decorations with your new decorations. Another paint color may bring the best out of your bedroom decor in a way that it has never done before. It could make everything look brand new. It could even look like a brand new room! If you just cannot sleep with your existing bedroom decor and you want to change the color of the walls, try picking a bold new color. This color can also be add to your existing decor aside from a few things like wall art or your linens. You can purchase the perfect room decorations that match this new color.

Update Your Bedroom Furniture

There may have been a time in which you were all about living the minimalist lifestyle, but now that you are spending more time at home, you may require a little extra bedroom furniture. If your bed frame, bedpost or headboard is outdated or could use some sprucing up, swap it out for something more contemporary. Take your upholstered bedroom furniture and have it reupholstered, switching up the fabric or giving it the fresh new fabric of the same color and style. Throw sheer curtains or standalone fabric along the bedpost to create a canopy bed effect. Try your hand at DIY. There are tons of ways to make your bedroom more unique to you by taking things you are using and repurpose them. Turn your old jewelry box and turn it into a nightstand.

Add Something Extra

You have spent a lot of money on your current decor staples like your bed, nightstand, closet and lightning. If you are still not satisfied with the look of your room but you really like your existing bedroom decor, consider buying something extra like a statement piece that ties all your decor together. This could be anything from an interesting light fixture to a really interesting piece of furniture. Maybe you have some hanging wall art that would really set things off. There are tons of ways that you can give your room a facelift by adding a statement piece in your bedroom.

Take Advantage Of Pops Of Color

Pops of color everywhere are great interior design strategies to take a space to the next level. It can be tempting to stick to neutral colors so that you can easily swap, mix and match different home decor materials, but for your bedroom, it has to have some personality! Adding a pop of color is an excellent way to make your bedroom more unique without having to spend a ton of money. Adding interesting color combinations gives your bedroom depth and personality. One thing to remember when adding pops of color is to make sure that you are following a theme. Otherwise, you can go color crazy, throwing any type of uniformity and cohesive design out of the window.

Go For An Interesting Throw

Your bedroom linens can solve multiple problems if you let it. Not only will it keep you warm or cool while you sleep at night, but it can also serve as a great source of decoration when it comes to the interior design of your bedroom. Opt for an interesting throw blanket on your bed. These blankets can act as layers for your bedding, allowing you to implement tons of textures, colors, patterns and designs. Your throw blankets can be a neutral addition to your existing bedroom decor or it can be vibrant, complementing your decor.

Splurge On One Piece Of Furniture

To save yourself from spending a lot of money on entire bedroom sets, maybe only buy one piece of furniture. Throw out your cheap bedroom furniture and splurge on something nice! This one piece of furniture can be anything you choose like a nightstand, bedframe, bedpost, headboard, dresser, desk or vanity to name a few. All of these things can give your room a facelift if chosen correctly. When it comes to purchasing only once piece of furniture, it is recommended that you purchase something that is interesting to look at. That one piece of furniture will give your room an eclectic vibe, differentiating it from every other room you can find on Instagram.

Wall Decorations

We have already talked about the difference a new color of paint can make on the look of a room, but what about wall decorations? Luckily, the same rules apply. You can breathe new life into a room when you take the time to decorate the walls. There are so many ways you can do this. You can opt for hanging amazing, interesting wall art. You can also stick wallpaper up instead of painting. Another option is wall decals. Decals are a great option because they are not permanent and they easily come off the wall, making ideal if you are renting an apartment, condo or home. Stick on anything that brings you joy whether that is a quote you live by or a large mural. Decorating your wall will give your room the extra bump it needs to be unique and different without spending a lot of money.

Add White

Your bedroom may be spacially challenged, and you are looking for ways to open up space. Aside from getting rid of clunky bedroom furniture, adding white is a great way to create airiness. Make your bedspread white, get a white bed frame, a white nightstand, add sheer white curtains to your bedroom windows. Doing all of these things will allow natural light seep into the room without it being too harsh while also providing some level of privacy.

Add Some Life

Another way to breathe life into your room is to add things that live: plants! Adding plants into your bedroom will be sure to give your room a new look and feel. It only costs the amount it takes to purchase a few new plants. Plants are a great, cheap way to add decorations to your home. Looking for something that will snake up and down your window, go for a plant with vines. Remember that plants can also serve as a source of color. Maybe pick a plant with colors that perfectly coordinate with the colors already used in your existing home decor.

Play With Lighting

Lights can add so much to a room. They serve multiple purposes as they can both light up a room but they can also add a touch of decoration. Incorporate mood lightening using things like string lights, LED lights, lanterns and other interesting sources of light. Soft, glowing lights present a mood. That mood creates an atmosphere in your bedroom, which can enhance your existing decor. Remember that these lights should be low-light and stylized.

Look Below Your Feet

Paying attention to your floors is a great way to give your room a facelift without spending too much money. Maybe your budget does not call for new floors. No worries! Another option is to put down an interesting area rug. Area rugs come in all types of textures, patterns and colors. The design possibilities are endless. In the event your budget calls for you to revamp your floors, tear out the carpet and switch to hardwood floors. Sometimes doing something this minimal can really make a difference in the look and feel of your room.

Decorate A Corner Of The Room


Ok, so your budget is too small to do all these previously listed ideas. There is still something you can do. Take your decor and decorate a corner in your room. Just start with a corner. Starting with a corner will help you make progress toward your home decor goals without you having to drop all the money on materials at on time. Decorating your room by the corner also allows you to play with the possibilities of what you can do to your room without committing to a look. Decorate that one corner to see how that look vibes with you and your lifestyle and go from there. It also creates a space where you can go to take the perfect mirror selfies.

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