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  • Writer's pictureMikaela Hunt

7 Ways to Update Your Bedroom on a Budget



How many times have you wanted to update your bedroom but felt like it's way out of your budget? The idea of spending thousands on furniture probably makes you immediately change your mind about wanting to make updates. But what if I told you it's possible to give your room a whole new look for a fraction of the price?


Furniture is hands down the most expensive part of decorating a room. The secret to updating your bedroom on a budget, is to just change the details and not the furniture. There are so many easy and affordable updates you can do that will give your room a whole new look!

Keep reading to learn the 7 best ways to update your bedroom and stay on budget!


1. Update Your Light Fixtures

Light fixtures are a surprisingly affordable and easy way to transform your space. The right light fixture will really enhance the overall design concept of your bedroom. Here are some great affordable bedroom light fixture options:




2. Change Your Paint Color

Changing your paint color can completely change the feel of the whole room. You can change to a light color to make your room feel bigger and brighter. Or you can go with a dark color for a more dramatic feel.

Don't feel like painting the whole room? Consider adding an accent wall for a fun contrast. There are endless possibilities for a fun accent wall.

3. New Window Treatments

Add some new window treatments that compliment your new wall color. When you hang your new curtains, be sure to hang them close to the ceiling and wider than your window to make it appear larger. Here is a great option for an expandable curtain rod and nice blackout curtains:



4. Update Your Bedding

Fresh new bedding will make a huge difference in your bedroom update. An easy and affordable way is to buy a duvet cover. Amazon has a lot of great duvet cover options that are under $60. Here are a few of my favorite duvet covers:



You can also add a nice blanket to the end of your bed to make it feel extra cozy and welcoming. Here are a few great options:

5. Buy Pillow Covers

New pillows can be expensive but a pillow cover is a great way to save money and update what you already have. Use your new pillow covers to really enhance your new bedroom design concept or add a fun pop of color

6. Add a New Rug

Changing your carpet out for new floors can be so expensive. Instead, try adding a new rug. Rugs are an excellent way to update your space and give it a fresh new look. Here are a few great neutral rugs:



7. Change Your Accessories

The last way to update your space is to change out a few accessories. There are so many options for updating your accessories. You can easily change your artwork by buying printable art on Etsy and getting it printed locally. You can also add a few new plants or candles to your room. Updating your nightstand lighting is another great option. The possibilities are endless and most accessories are very affordable.



In conclusion, updating your bedroom is easier and more affordable than you think! You can choose some or all of the tips listed above and it will help make your room feel like a whole new space!


Still looking for inspiration? Check out my Mood Boards for design ideas!

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