Whether you’ve just moved into a brand new place or you’re bored with how your bedroom looks, there are a few ways you can revive your sleeping quarters without breaking the bank. With a few expert tweaks, you can achieve a boudoir worthy of an extravagant five-star hotel. Here are a few top tips to help you make your bedroom more luxe while on a tight budget.
Make a Statement
If you’re on a budget but have enough funds for just one or two new things, spend wisely and focus on pieces that will make a difference. Statement pieces can totally revamp a bedroom. Think ornate dressing tables with dazzling mirrors, plush armchairs, and majestic emperor beds fit for royalty. Unless you boast a gigantic master bedroom, don’t go overboard with your furniture. Less is more, and a few tasteful pieces will make your bedroom more grand than gaudy.
Dress Your Bed
Besides choosing unique pieces of furniture, you can add a touch of elegance to your room by dressing your bed. When you step inside a luxury hotel room, you will find a beautifully made bed complete with fluffed-up pillows, plump cushions, and textured layers, including a top sheet, a duvet, and a bedspread or a cozy throw. A double bed should feature at least four standard-size pillows. The decorative cushions should vary in shape, size, textures, and complementary colors.
Lighting can make or break the ambiance of a bedroom. Get the fundamentals right, and you’re on the right path to luxury. Your bedroom should feature a main light that illuminates the entire room, accent lighting to soften the features of your bedroom, and task lighting for activities such as reading in bed. Choose light fixtures that have a glamorous touch. For instance, a ceiling fixture designed with reflective surfaces can help make the room look more upscale, as can sconces and table lamps finished with gold or silver.
Style Up Your Nightstand
A nightstand is a small table you have beside the bed. It is easy to overload a nightstand with miscellaneous items, such as half-finished books, hand lotions, charging cables, and glasses of stale water. If this sounds familiar, clear your nightstand and style it up. The best nightstands have in-built drawers to hide away the clutter. Once the clutter is hidden from sight, consider what you actually need on display. If you have go-to pieces of jewelry, use a trinket dish to keep your accessories together. A decorative vase with fresh blooms and a candle can make your bedroom more serene, while framed photographs will give your bedroom some personality.
Create a Feature Wall
A feature wall is a great way to add interest to a mundane bedroom, and wallpaper with a bold design is a simple way to create an eye-catching wall. You can also create a feature wall with a splash of paint, stencils, and a steady hand, and with floating shelves and artwork.