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DIY Bedroom Decor Ideas That Will Transform Your Space
Decorating a bedroom can get expensive. For instance, it's easy to spend well over $100 on a set of simple sheets. A new bed can cost thousands. How can we revamp such a vital space without going broke?
These DIY bedroom decor ideas will help you get a high-end look for a fraction of the cost. Regardless of your design style, there's a project below you're sure to love. Get inspired and create a more relaxed and inviting bedroom you'll want to retire to night after night.Continue to 2 of 26 below.
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Infuse Some Whimsy With a DIY Bed Canopy
Nothing is quite as a romantic and feminine as a bed canopy. There are a ton of canopies on the market that you can get for less than $50, but how you hang the canopy makes all the difference. This project makes use of sheer curtains and handmade copper rods positioned on the corners, which makes the look feel more custom and less store-bought.Continue to 3 of 26 below.
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Add a Favorite Lyric to Your Pillows
If modern decor is your thing, this project will add a fun and trendy element by using bold lettering. The best thing about this bedroom decor idea is that it's so inexpensive, you can change out lyrics or sayings often. Pair the pillows with white bedding and other minimal design elements to complete the look.Continue to 4 of 26 below.
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Drape Some Eucalyptus Above the Bed
Eucalyptus is feminine, relaxing and adds a bit of hygge to your space. If you opt to use fresh greenery like done here, shop for Silver Dollar Eucalyptus at Trader Joes (available seasonally). Dried or fake herbs will give you the same look with a bit more longevity.Continue to 5 of 26 below.
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Reimagine a Bedside Table Using Marble Contact Paper
This bedroom project is perfect for people who love a chic and sophisticated space to lay their head. Marble contact paper is one of the hottest craft items when trying to make things look more high-end than they usually are. Without touching the end table, it would be almost impossible to tell that the top isn't marble.
Adding Flair to a Bedside Table from The Vault FilesContinue to 6 of 26 below.
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Upgrade a Breakfast Tray With Vinyl LetteringContinue to 7 of 26 below.
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Dye a Bolster Pillow With Indigo InkContinue to 8 of 26 below.
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Bring in Farmhouse Character With Lace Curtains
Lace and wood beams are iconic design elements in farmhouse style homes, but who thought to put both of them together? This brilliant idea transforms a wooden beam into a curtain rod and acts almost like a bed canopy that extends across the length of the bedroom. Another alternative to this project is to hang a curtain rod above the bed and drape lace curtains down the wall to act as a headboard.Continue to 9 of 26 below.
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Use Paint to Update a Vintage End TableContinue to 11 of 26 below.
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Bring Your Travels Into the Bedroom
Wall art in the bedroom is often sentimental. But to make your bedroom seems more put-together, skip the family photo collages and opt for something more artistic. This bedroom decor project is romantic because it highlights a place you traveled, but it also looks more luxe than a photo of your family at the beach.Continue to 12 of 26 below.
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Fake an Antique Mirror Using Paint and Muriatic AcidContinue to 14 of 26 below.
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DIY a Light and Airy Headboard Wall HangingContinue to 16 of 26 below.
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Set the Mood With Themed CandlesContinue to 17 of 26 below.
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Scrap Your Old Bed and Make a New One
One of the biggest (and most expensive) changes you can make in the bedroom is changing out the bed. If your carpentry skills are up to par, check out this bed tutorial using reclaimed wood. Just be sure all the wood is well cleaned and sealed before you use it in a bed project.Continue to 18 of 26 below.
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Add Light Next to the Bed With DIY Sconces
A sconce on either side of the bed is one of the more functional decor additions you can make to a master bedroom. If farmhouse style is your ideal design aesthetic, this sconce couldn't be easier or quicker to make. You'll also save tons of money in the process.Continue to 19 of 26 below.
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Fake an Expensive Inlay Dresser Using Stencils
This eclectic dresser is an impressive statement piece for any bedroom and is very reminiscent of expensive bone inlay dressers that cost over $1,000 at Anthropologie. Believe it or not, this DIY project is one that any person can accomplish with stencils, the right type of paint, and a little bit of patience.Continue to 20 of 26 below.
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Transform an Ikea Mirror Into a Different StyleContinue to 21 of 26 below.
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Make Your Own Lavender Sleep Spray
To update the feel of your bedroom, don't underestimate the power of smell. Sleep sprays are incredibly relaxing, especially ones using lavender. But they can get expensive, and some might even contain harmful ingredients. Know what you're spraying on your pillows by DIYing your own.Continue to 22 of 26 below.
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Construct a Bench for the End of the Bed
If you have enough space, consider making a bench for the end of your bed. The traditional look of this bench adds a touch of sophistication to an otherwise bare space. The bench will also make getting your socks on in the morning that much easier.Continue to 23 of 26 below.
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DIY a Ruffled Duvet Cover
Duvet covers are a staple that add a touch of luxury to a bedroom. Luckily, duvets are relatively easy to make on your own using flat sheets. Remember, you don't need high thread count sheets for this project since most of your skin won't be touching the duvet directly when you sleep.Continue to 24 of 26 below.
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Craft an Anthropologie Inspired Tassel Blanket
Adding tassels to pillows, comforters, and throw blankets will immediately update your bedroom and make it seem more like something out of a Pottery Barn or Anthropologie catalog. The best part is that once you have the hang of it, it's really quick and easy to make tassels.Continue to 25 of 26 below.
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Bring in Some Light With a Sunburst MirrorContinue to 26 of 26 below.
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Repurpose Old Doors Into a Headboard
There are many different headboard projects out there, but this one is incredibly easy once you find the right doors for the job. Instead of bifold doors standing vertically, you can also position one antique door sideways against two pieces of lumber to create a headboard.