If you want to fall asleep every night and wake up every morning in a space that makes you feel pampered and proud, try these eight budget decor tricks for creating your own magazine-worthy, impressive bedroom.
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OK, so it's no surprise, but bringing in some greenery is the very cheapest way to add instant class to your bedroom. Make sure not to overdo it; a potted plant or two should be quite enough to dress up your space. For a cottage-fresh touch, add a bright vase of flowers to your nightstand.
2. Update your hardware
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Use old jewelry to add some interest to your furniture by creating custom hardware. This may be a small touch, but unique hardware goes a long way in your bedroom design, and with this DIY it's totally free. Choose pieces with bold colors or details to draw the eye.
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A simple palette, like white and black or white and gray, will give you more freedom when bringing in details and accents, and will immediately create the illusion of a tidy, put-together space. Even in a small bedroom, this color combo will create bold contrast and lines, and make your decor pop.
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This easy decor idea works like magic for both beds and sofas. Use a soft mountain of throw pillows to add contrast and colorful highlights, without sacrificing space or comfort. While a bold-patterned coverlet or throw might overwhelm the eye, throw pillows give you just enough space to play with colors and mix patterns easily.
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There's no question that a stately headboard will instantly frame your bedroom, but shopping for one can put a serious dent in your wallet. Save money by DIYing your own glamorous headboard, with an easy-to-follow tutorial that will help you create the expensive-looking bedroom accent your space needs.
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Though this might sound a bit excessive, a lovely draped canopy can turn a boring bedroom into a chic hotel suite. Achieve this dramatic bedroom upgrade using a simple, low-cost DIY, so that your bedroom only looks like a million bucks.
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Don't underestimate the effect that your boring light fixture is having on your bedroom. For an instant and inexpensive fix, upgrade your underwhelming lighting with an eye-catching alternative, like an interesting pendant light or an elegant chandelier.
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If you're trying to give your bedroom a high-end facelift, make sure your smaller decor and details aren't working against you. Create a classy marble tray to display your belongings on your vanity, desk or nightstand.
For more bedroom decor inspirations and how-tos, take a look at our bedroom ideas page on Hometalk!
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