The bedroom should be every individual’s haven since it is the space in which you rest and relax after a long day. It is therefore important to spruce up this space so that it can reflect your personality and preferences. Personalizing and updating a space can be costly, so here are some bedroom updates under $100 you can incorporate. These ideas include DIY projects that will allow you to get more while spending less money.
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Add Color with a New Coat of Paint
A new coat of paint on your walls will have your room looking brand new and completely refreshed. The best part is that it will not require you to break a bank! You can get good paint as well as painting equipment at less than $100. Painting gives you room for creativity as you can choose any color that you want, so your room can reflect your personality. If you are looking to make your room brighter, you could go for bright hues of lavender, pink, green or a soft gray.
Get Lid of an Old Door Head Board
If your headboard is old and boring or you just want to change things up, you could consider getting lid of the old door headboard for your bed. You could make it into a DIY project and make the headboard yourself or get a good carpenter to help you make it. You can also choose to either buy a new hollow core door for your headboard or get an old one and repaint it. Ensure that the metal brackets you use to hold the door securely are the correct ones. You can also add detail to your new head board by installing a mold at the top or shelves on either or both sides as you please. An average sized door is bound to fit your king size bed perfectly,
Replace Your Old Ceiling Bulb
A bedroom update is not complete without changing the ceiling bulb since it changes the lighting which creates a new ambiance making the room feel different. As a replacement you could consider installing a new ceiling fan instead as it will be useful during the hot summer months. Another option would be to get yourself a stylish vintage chandelier that you can get for less than $100. You can shop around for one that best suits your personal style and then get a professional to help you fit the electric fixture. One who charges by the hour is preferable as it would cost you less.
Get a New Duvet Cover for Your Bed
If you are trying to change the color or theme of your bedroom, changing your duvet cover is paramount as it covers the main piece of furniture in the bedroom. The best part about it is that it does not have to be expensive. You can buy your new duvet at a discount store, a resale shop or wait for a sale when the big brands are closing a season. If you settle for a used duvet, then get it cleaned and it will look and feel good as new.
Add Interest on the Floor with a Rug or Carpet
To make your space look and feel warm and comfortable, adding a soft rug and carpet will do the trick. You can look out for a rug that blends with the color or theme of your room to keep it neat and uniform. The rug or carpet does not have to cost much. You can shop for one at a resale shop, a flea market or get a remnant at a carpet store and get the edges bound for you at a little extra cost. It is also important to note that the rug does not have to fill the whole floor, it should just add color and vibrancy to the room. So you can get one that covers a larger area of the floor then smaller ones for the sides of the bed. This will ensure that your feet land on a warm rug instead of the cold hard floor, when you wake up.
Hang a New Window Curtain
A curtain can add to the beauty and elegance of a room and even give it an illusion of opulence. You can update your room by adding a curtain to your windows to add to its beauty. If you want to make your window look bigger than it actually is, you can choose bright colors, stripes or a graphic design. Adding a curtain does not have to be expensive you can get a DIY curtain that will look elegant and cost you way below $100.
Get Wall Mounted Lamps
The best way to reduce the clutter on your nightstand is by removing your lamp from it. Wall mounted lamps will look great in your bed room since they come in a wide variety of colors and designs. You can even go for swing arm lamps that will be great for reading or knitting in bed. The prices of these vary but you can definitely get a variety of lamps for close to $100 dollars online.
Add Interest to Your Walls with Art
Your bedroom walls will be brought to life with the addition of one or a few tastefully chosen pieces of art. Since buying original art works can be expensive, you can go for the alternative which is buying good pieces of art work online. You may find a piece that you absolutely adore from an unknown artist online and for a great price. You can get your art printed and framed all while remaining within your $100 limit.
Although redecorating your bedroom can be expensive, it is possible to re-do it all while remaining within a budget under $100 dollars. The secret is to shop at affordable places such as flea markets and resale stores, and take up Do It Yourself projects. Even better, with the DIY tips outlined, you have the flexibility to chose the transformation of your choice depend on your preferential design, color or decor.