Five Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Bedroom

Turn your bedroom into a stylish paradise this weekend by adding volume, color, texture, pattern, and some oomph. If you believe your bedroom requires upgrading, a makeover might just be what you need, and it doesn't need to break the bank. Here are five quick and easy ways of creating the heaven you need in your bedroom.

Reposition your Bed 
In a bedroom, it goes without saying that the bed is always going to be the key furniture piece- and as such, becomes the most important part of your interior design. Many people forget that arranging furniture is an art and, therefore, tend to follow the traditional rule of positioning the bed in the far corner of the room against the wall. If the dimensions prevent you from positioning the bed in this way, change the layout. In a double room, it often looks far nicer when you put the bed in the middle of the main wall, with a bedside table on each side. Furthermore, a lot of people don’t realise how important a mattress can be for the way your bedroom looks - but it makes a difference! Consulting mattress reviews and seeking out a decent new mattress can give definition and shape to your bed, as well as ensuring a better night’s sleep for you. It’s a benefit both aesthetically and practically.

Add Some Interesting Accents 
A neutral room can look bright and spacious, but can lack in personality and warmth. Add some interesting accents and a bit of colour to the room to make it feel more like 'yours.' Browse different wallpapers and hang some on the wall behind your bed to add some pattern, colour and interest. Find some cool accessories- vases, frames and ornaments that reflect your style and personality. You could even look for a unique piece of furniture from a site like This would bring in interest and since you're only purchasing a single piece, it won't break the bank. You could always upcycle the rest of your furniture to match or bring them up to date.

Pack-Up Your Non-Seasonal Stuff 
Having more than you need in your bedroom comes across as a huge mess. Pack-up the stuff you don't need at the moment tomake your room look more spacious. If yours is a small room, make use of tall dressers to store stuff. Make clear walkways from one point of your bedroom to another. Ensure your clothes are folded neatly. If you have a small bedroom and your closet is spacious, try fitting the dresser in it to free up some space.

Change Up the Lighting In the Room 
The lighting is such an important element of any room, but is something that's so easily overlooked. Upgrade your bedside table light by choosing something stylish, from there you could even invest in smart lighting. The brightness and colour temperature can be controlled from your phone or voice activated speaker, so you always have the perfect lighting depending on what you're doing. 

Add Plants 
Plants have been shown to evoke a sense of calm to us as humans, and so adding them to the bedroom which you want to be a relaxing space is never going to be a bad thing. Depending on the space you could add a large plant to one corner, or dot around a couple of smaller varieties such as mini cacti and interesting looking succulents. If you're not the best at keeping plants alive, you can find realistic looking faux varieties these days. 

There are numerous ways to make any size of bedroom steal the show and bring out your personality. Make a cost-effective, bold statement using a curated collection of colors and textures.

1 comment

  1. The room always feels different when you move the bed around. I love the idea of plants but my room is so dark and hot. Great list! Atowle|