7 Quick And Easy Ways To Elevate Your Bedroom

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Is it time to redecorate or upgrade your sleep sanctuary? Here are seven quick tips to elevate your bedroom. You’re going to love them!

There’s no better feeling than flopping onto your mattress, stretching your legs, and letting your head hit the pillow at the end of a long day.

A comfortable mattress and a great pillow are key to getting a good night’s sleep, but there’s a way you can make your slumber even better:

By having an amazing bedroom design that encourages you to want to get in bed even earlier than usual.

Is it time to redecorate or upgrade your sleep sanctuary? Here are seven quick tips to elevate your bedroom.

1. Make It a Priority

Never let your bedroom become a dumping ground for things that you don’t want cluttering up your living room or dining room.

It’s so easy to allow a pile of shoes to gather in the corner, let dirty laundry pile up, and leave jewelry and accessories scattered across your bureau. But if you want your bedroom to look like an elevated, luxurious space, you’ve got to make it a priority and store things where they belong.

In a bedroom, less is more. Take some time to declutter and get rid of things you don’t need. Put things that belong in the living room, bathroom, or dining room back into where they should be.

And, most importantly, keep up with it!

2. DIY With Some Fresh Paint

Tired of looking at your bland walls that haven’t been painted since you moved in? A fresh coat of paint can make a huge difference in how your bedroom looks and feels. But pulling heavy furniture, such as your bed and dresser, away from the walls isn’t always easy to do.

If you can paint your walls, do so. If you can’t, there are some other ways to give your bedroom a fresh, clean look.

Paint your door, moldings, and windowsills. Paint the ceiling. Update an old piece of furniture with a cool DIY paint technique.

If you rent an apartment and aren’t allowed to paint, pick one wall and cover it with peelable wallpaper. That way, before you move out, you can peel it off and your landlord will never even know it was there.

3. Upgrade Your Bedding

A comfy mattress is essential for getting a good night’s sleep, but what you top it with is just as important.

One way to elevate your bedroom is to upgrade your bedding. Splurge on a set of high-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets. Buy new pillows. Invest in a new duvet cover and a new down comforter to stuff inside.

Luxe bedding can be expensive, but it’s well worth the investment. The better your bedding, the better you’ll sleep.

And the better your sleeping habits are at night, the more productive and refreshed you’ll feel in the morning!

4. Invest in New Window Treatments

New blinds, drapes, or shades can totally change your bedroom’s vibe.

Window treatments come in all sorts of textures, fabrics, patterns, and colors. To make your bedroom look and feel new, replace the window treatments with something that doesn’t look anything like the ones you currently have. While you’re at it, you might also want to hang a new drapery rod or change out the finials on the ends of your existing one.

If your bedroom is on the small side, you can make it appear larger simply by mounting curtain rods above your window and hanging your curtains from floor to ceiling.

5. Organize Your Closet

Your bedroom is only as great as your closet. And it’s not the size of the closet that matters — it’s how you organize it.

Pare down your wardrobe and get rid of things that you no longer wear or that no longer fit. Buy organizational tools, such as shoe racks, storage bins, and shelves that you can arrange inside your closet to maximize space.

The more functional you can make your closet, the better your bedroom’s overall vibe will be.

6. Add Texture With Textiles

You can make your bedroom feel more luxe simply by mixing and matching sumptuous textures in your curtains, bedding, and area rugs.

Toss a throw blanket over the edge of your bed. Layer your curtains with drapes and sheers. Add throw pillows or an upholstered bench at the foot of your bed.

A bedroom full of soft textiles is a cozy one!

7. Add Wall Art

In a bedroom, a little bit of art goes a long way.

From large framed prints to personal images printed on canvas, there are lots of ways to fill your bedroom with art.

You can add a large statement piece on the wall behind your bed. You can create a vertical gallery wall on a small wall near the bedroom door. You can create your own art to give your bedroom a one-of-a-kind look.

Whether your style is boho, rustic, modern, or minimalist, the right piece of wall art can bring your entire room together in an instant (and it only takes a few minutes to hang a frame).

8. BONUS TIP: Rethink Your Furniture

You don’t have to buy a brand-new bed or all new furniture to make your bedroom look new. A few simple swaps is all it takes.

If you like the minimalist, modern look, ditch your end tables in favor of floating wall shelves.

Going for a boho vibe? Create a reading nook with floor cushions or a hanging chair in the corner by a window. Looking for a bit more glitz and glamour? Replace your side lamps for hanging pendants or a fancy chandelier.

The bedroom is your own personal space, and you should take the time to decorate it the way you like!


There are lots of easy ways to elevate your bedroom, and you don’t have to break the bank to do it.

If you can splurge, then go ahead and splurge! But if you’re on a budget, as so many people are, check out stores such as IKEA, Target, Wayfair, and HomeGoods. No matter how tight your budget is, it’s easy to find affordable décor to express your sense of style and give your bedroom a brand-new look.



Adam Marshall is a freelance writer who specializes in all things apartment organization, real estate, and college advice. He currently works with Prime Place KSU to help them with their online marketing.