While our homes always reflect our personality and tastes, no room is more private and intimately ours than bedrooms.
As the space designed to accommodate us during our resting hours, bedrooms need to be tailor-made to fit our sense of aesthetics, order, and personality. In other words, bedroom decoration is necessary for general wellbeing and guaranteeing a proper night’s sleep.
Does this make you want to give your bedroom a makeover? Worry not! Check the following DIY decor ideas – they are easy to do, inexpensive, and life-changing!
1. DIY Diamond Tufted Headboard
Classy and elegant, diamond tufted headboards have been a symbol of sophisticated grace for decades – meaning they are also incredibly expensive and not accessible for many of us.
This creative tutorial teaches you how to design and create a diamond tufted headboard, step by step. Odds are you already own most of the materials required, and total costs round up to less than $50!
2. Crochet Cushion
Bedrooms are a place to rest and recharge batteries, meant to prepare our minds and bodies for our daily tasks. That’s precisely why the best bedrooms are always the cozy ones—those that bring a sense of comfort and warmth.
Amplify your bedroom’s homey atmosphere with these beautiful crochet cushions—oversized, endearing, and super simple to make from scratch! Not to mention incredibly chic and soft to the touch.
3. Boho Chic Jewelry Trays
Keeping jewelry organized is essential for a neat bedroom – but why not turn this duty into an opportunity to decorate items and express your personality? Décor can be useful as well, after all!
This tutorial makes use of wooden leaves and bowls usually found at garage sales and thrift stores, but you can apply this incredible painting technique to any item you want to transform into a boho masterpiece.
4. Closet Door Decoration
Are you tired of your boring closet doors? Maybe you seek a makeover to give your room’s style an extra boost?
Why not turn it into a European vintage-chic statement?
All you need is two cheap ceiling medallions, some paint of your preferred color, and diverse materials and tools that you probably already have at home – the result will bring new life to your room, making you feel as if you are just a door away from Paris’ best cafes.
5. DIY Pendant Light
Lights, chandeliers, and lamps have a practical function – they illuminate our rooms. But lucky us, they are also fantastic decoration items, and picking the right style can completely transform the look of our chambers.
If you are looking for something modern and innovative, try this DIY pendant light – for merely 50$, you can make your room look like a fashionable and minimalistic catalog display.
6. DIY Branch Art Headboard
If you do not wish to have a headboard, do not worry – there are many stylish décor choices for you to consider. And if you are into the rustic-chic fashion, I have great news for you – this tutorial exists!
Make use of branches and boards to create this natural-looking art piece that fills in the space of a headboard. This decor is large enough to be a centerpiece in any room, not to mention cheap and easy to make!
7. DIY Starbucks Frappuccino Pillow
Pillows and plushies are indispensable decor items in most rooms – they are soft, cuddly, and can take any shape or size.
If you are a Starbucks fan, or if you like quirky and cute items, you cannot miss out this delightful Frappuccino pillow. Its adorable design will display your love for coffee, not to mention its size and softness is perfect to cuddle at night.
8. DIY Gold Leaf Embellished Curtains
Instant beauty – add gold leaf!
Curtains are quintessential items in most bedrooms, as they accomplish functional and decorative roles at the same time. Therefore, a reliable way to give your bedroom a revamped look is to renew the curtains.
This tutorial explains how to use gold leaf to add an extra touch of elegance to your curtains, a minimal detail that will, without a doubt, go a long way.
9. Vintage Drawer Decor
This stunning decor idea was developed specifically towards brides and weddings – but who says only they get to enjoy it? Turn an average drawer display or storage unit into a charming piece of art by following this tutorial.
Use decorative vintage paper, pearl garlands, and plastic flowers to create a feminine decorative item that will also double as a perfect jewelry box.
If you are a fan of the vintage aesthetic, you cannot skip this one!
10. DIY Truck Terrarium Decor
A few decorative plants can radically change the appearance of your room, but not all of us have the blessing of a green thumb. For those that prefer to avoid living plants, take a look at this creative idea for your preferred plastic plants.
Make use of any old car toy that fits your aesthetic goals, and transform it into a (fake) terrarium! The whole project takes less than 10 minutes, and the results will be quirky and innovative.
11. DIY Diamond Ripple Wall Art
The easiest and fastest way to change the appearance of your bedroom is to add a wall art decor in a strategic location.
Problem: Wall art can be expensive.
Solution: Make it yourself, of course!
This tutorial teaches you how to create simple, elegant, yet impactful wall art. The diamond shapes and bright colors turn it into a modern piece that will fit perfectly in most minimalistic or contemporary rooms.
The best part? It’s super easy to make!