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    31 Things To Easily Upgrade Your Bedroom On A Budget

    Invisible bookshelves, candles, and other tiny tweaks that make a world of difference.

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    1. A hidden bookshelf because books can double as decor 📚! Try organizing them by color for a more uniform look.

    Ten hidden bookshelves holding books

    2. A wood finisher to avoid spending $$$ just to restore your wood floors and furniture back to their original glory. This baby works magic for under $20. People will legit think you got new stuff.

    3. A velvet pillow sham because bed decor is an art. Standard queen beds look complete with at least two pillows for sleeping, two shams, and three decorative pillows.

    A reviewer's pillow shams in teal

    4. A luxury body candle that doubles as a statue. Incorporating organic shapes breaks up the hard edges in your room.

    Five Parker candles

    5. A Marble Pothos plant for a pop of green that automatically makes a space feel more alive. You can grow Pothos as a vine, bush, or on a pole!

    The Pothos plant hanging in a macrame hanger

    6. A mold and mildew stain remover spray so you can erase the questionable, yet unexplainable stains that have been on your rug since the first month you got it.

    7. A door pull because replacing the hardware on your furniture makes it look more luxe. All you need is a screwdriver!

    8. A bed skirt so the clutter under your bed can truly be out of sight and out of mind.

    A bed with the skirt

    9. A set of two floating shelves — so-called unicorns of interior designs because they look amazing in most spaces. Feel free to use them for decor purposes or simply to store things.

    Two floating shelves above a desk

    10. A statement peel-and-stick wallpaper to jazz up a plain room. If you're looking for something more minimal, check out the Tempaper Store.

    A bedroom with the wallpaper

    11. A modern, renter-friendly wall sconce so you can turn off the light without leaving the bed. Hate the wires? Conceal them with a cable cover!

    A wall sconce next to the bed

    12. A warm Edison bulb for easily revamping the ambiance of your bedroom if you're tired of that stale, white, fluorescent light. After all, there is a reason Mariah Carey refuses to be seen in fluorescent lighting 😬.

    13. An invigorating soy candle because what good is upgrading a room that smells like battery acid? This candle's lemongrass and vanilla notes will softly awaken your senses while refreshing the room.

    The Invigorate Candle surrounded by a bowl of lemons

    14. A set of digital prints that you can easily download, print, and frame like they're genuine Picassos. Nobody will know you spent less than $20 😈.

    Four prints hanging over a couch

    15. A set of furniture legs because lifting your bed or dresser off the ground creates the illusion of more space.

    16. A snake plant that's nature's sculpture. These unique plants are hard to kill, and they ship very well.

    17. A tunnel cat scratcher as cute as it is functional.

    The circular cat tunnel scratcher

    18. A TV mount that's easier to install than you think, trust me. Not only does mounting save floor space, it draws the eye up for a better viewing experience.

    A reviewer's TV mounted with the tool

    19. A mirror for bouncing light within a space and therefore making it feel bigger and more luxurious.

    The mirror

    20. A tissue box cover to turn a utilitarian item into a work of minimalist art.

    The tissue box covering a tissue

    21. A curved cat wall bed because your fur baby also needs someplace to escape.

    A cat laying on the "S" shaped shelf

    22. A fluffy gel pillow that won't go flat like most pillows. Plus, they're are game-changers for your neck and back. Plush pillows will make your bed look and feel ultra-comfy.

    23. A neutral rope basket so you can gracefully hide your mess. Whether you place it in a closet or on a shelf, this will look so much better than having random stuff lying around.

    The basket

    24. A decorative pillow sham to subtly infuse character and warmth into your space.

    Two pillow shams on a bed

    25. A recycled macrame plant hanger because what's more visually interesting than a hanging plant? If your room feels a bit bland, this hanger + a vining plant will fix that.

    The macrame hanger holding a plant

    26. A gallon of white paint because there's nothing like starting with a clean canvas. White walls make the smallest rooms feel larger and they never go out of style.

    27. A gold curtain rod so you can ditch your tension rod for something sturdier. Hang it a few inches higher than your windows to make your ceilings look higher.

    A nursery with the mounted curtains

    28. An iron sculpture for making your bookshelf feel more complete. Try placing it on top of a horizontal book — works every time.

    The two sculptures on a cabinet

    29. A brushed nickel Command Hook so you can hang your face masks, towel, or jackets rather than throwing them on the chair. Making organization easy is key to maintaining a pristine space.

    The command hook packaging

    30. A dog bed so your best friend can sleep in style, just like you. They'll love the machine-washable (read: accident-resistant) knitted cover.

    Three dog beds with black, white, and blue designs

    31. And a stainless-steel switch cover to customize your space down to the tiniest detail.

    The cover on a switch near a bedroom

    You after redoing your bedroom with minimal damage to your bank account.

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