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    31 Affordable Things That'll Help You Redecorate Your Bedroom Like A Pro

    Wanna make your bedroom look like less of a snooze? A strawberry socks portrait oughta do it.

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    1. A tiny oval or square hanging wall mirror you can piece together to start up a wall of mirrors across from your window, letting natural light bounce around your room and really open the place up.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: (oval mirror) "Keep in mind it is small but I love it so much. It's so adorable!!' —Mayce

    Get the oval or the square mirror for $10, both from Urban Outfitters.

    2. A three-piece bed set with a different take on the trendy black-and-white patterns that keep popping up on Pinterest. With bedding this bold everyone who walks in your room is gonna ~marble~ at your A+ decor choice.

    Black and white marble bedding duvet cover and pillow shams

    This set includes a duvet cover and two pillow shams.

    Promising review: "I love this. I live in Idaho where it’s snowing and it’s so lightweight my medium-thick comforter fits perfectly in it. It really vibes up the room. It’s held up perfectly in my front load washer on delicate. I'm very happy with purchase." —Hasan Alqattan

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in three sizes).

    3. A canvas painting to modernize your minimalist decor ~berry~ easily by adding a precious pop of color as the centerpiece of your space.

    Painting of feet in blue high heels with strawberry patterned socks

    Promising review: "I love this little piece. It is so adorable. I ordered it with the plain canvas. It’s a great little update to make any space more fun." —Megan

    Get it from Novogratz on Wayfair for $17.88+ (available in three sizes and styles).

    4. A woven seagrass basket – a classic planter that'll look great in front of a floor mirror or placed on top of your dresser. Grab a plant and get your green thumb on, because this tiny treasure will add a lot of life to any empty area.,

    Promising review: "I am really happy with this basket! It's exactly what I was looking for! I absolutely love the way my fiddle-leaf fig looks and fit in it! My pot is a 10 inches so I ordered the large basket. It was a little snug going in but it fits perfectly! The basket seems to be well made and sturdy. I definitely recommend it and will most likely order more!" —Jennifer D.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three colors and sizes).

    5. A moon phase mirror set – a celestial statement piece for decorating your sleeping space with some appropriately themed night sky ideas.

    Five stick-on wall mirrors in growing crescent moon shapes on either side. Circular mirror in middle.

    Promising review: "This is a great bedroom decoration. They're a great size, cute design, and on trend. This meets all my expectations. It is my favorite product. Cheap price, high quality!" —Madeline Dumm

    Get it from Amazon for $27.50 (available in two colors).

    6. A pair of cotton area rugs in mini sizes that'll fit perfectly at the side and bottom of your bed, bringing your room together and adding a little something extra to your bare bedroom floor., Amazon

    Promising review: "These look great! They're good quality, well-made, and very pretty. Buy them!" —Trisha

    Get them from Amazon for $31.98+ (available in two colors).

    7. A hanging eucalyptus for sprucing up your space with just a smidgen of sprigs. Honestly, you won't beleaf what a difference this wall decor makes!


    Promising review: "Wow! I've been looking for eucalyptus leaves for a while but haven't been able to find one with a branch and string like this. It matches perfectly with my room decor. I would highly recommend this to anyone who loves plants. It's a beautiful product, a must buy!" —Steven Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two styles).

    8. A faux ivy garland so your sleeping sanctuary can be its own secret garden. You can pull these apart or keep them as a connected "wall" – these let you customize the lush greenery in your room.,

    Promising review: "I used these to hide a not so nice looking cement wall in my basement bedroom (above, left). I hung these along with a string light curtain and it turned out way better than I expected! If you’re looking for a cheap and easy transformation this definitely checks the boxes. They did have a slight smell to them but it went away quickly after removing them and hanging them up. I would definitely use these again!" —SoCal Resident

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    9. Or a pair of sheer drapes that are finally gonna give you a feeling of privacy (without loosing all your natural light) despite your pesky first floor window. Plus, these are gonna look simply de-vine open or closed.


    Promising review: "I have extra tall windows in my sunroom. I decided to order 10 of these panels because they were so inexpensive and because the print would add a nice touch to all the plants, white wicker, etc. I LOVE THE WAY THIS LOOKS IN A SUN ROOM. The quality is what you would expect for the price, the print is great but the seams pucker slightly. But when I put the 10 panels together, that all just worked together. My windows are now bright with leaves cascading down and the whole room is just fantastic because of these curtains." —Janice Briggs

    Get them from Amazon for $11.96.

    10. A fine art print that'll showcase your great taste. Whether hung up in a scroll hanger or placed on your dresser in a golden frame, this modern masterpiece'll look ~spot~ on in your space.

    Black woman graphic novel-style portrait in cafe with drink and cell phone
    Alijhae Arts

    Promising review: "I love my new artwork. It came on photo-like paper which is awesome. I can't wait to frame it and put it on my desk" —Ashley

    Get it from Alijhae Arts Etsy for $13+ (available in six sizes).

    11. A flip-down hanger so you can show off the statement pieces you may not always wear, but always want to look at.

    Abstract blocks with five dropped pieces for hanging objects

    Promising review: "These hooks are functional and fun. There are five hooks for hanging your items. It's plastic, not wood — the description states this. It's easy to install and came with a paper ruler to use as a guide when installing. I have rain coats, umbrellas, sweaters, and dog leashes hanging on it and it's holding well." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95+ (available in three colors).

    12. A quilted chenille floor pillow handy to have at the ready when your roommate is in the living room and you and your pals would rather not socialize with anyone but each other. Simply cozy up in your room with this chic bedroom seating!

    Four plush, square floor pillow stacked on top of each other

    Promising review: "This comes just as pictured and described. It is comfortable and looks luxurious. It's great for floor seating." —AKhan

    Get it from Amazon for $29.75 (available in six colors).

    13. A woven wall mirror in a sunburst pattern that'll lighten up your bedroom's gallery wall. How? You may ask. By reflecting your bright, shiny face OF COURSE.

    Three round mirrors with sunburst patterns woven on rims
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Get this!! I love it . It looks amazing in my room." —Anonymous

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in three styles).

    14. A set of three potted faux plants so you can still enjoy a botanical vibe if your basement bedroom is a death trap for light-loving plants.

    Three varied green leaf bushels in round cement-like pots

    Promising review: "Of all the artificial plants I have had over the years, these look the best. The vases are attractive and the plants are full. These work great for a small area on a shelf in my foyer and adds a lot to the look. It is too dark for a real plant to survive so this makes a great solution to that problem." —Melanie P. Moses

    Get them from Amazon for $28.99.

    15. A hanging corner shelf is gonna give your maximalist heart something to cheer about if your floor is already completely covered with trunks, books, plants, ceramics, etc. A lack of floor space can't stop your knickknack collection from growing, no chance!

    Three tiny triangular shelves hung up with rope in a boho style

    Promising review: "I love everything about this. It looks so good and makes my bedroom feel so cozy. This is a great value, looks great, and is awesome quality." —Manderr

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    16. A knitted throw blanket for adding some intentionally unruly glam to the bottom of your permanently unmade bed.

    Yellow tasseled blanket with white, three dimensional zigzag pattern

    Promising review: "I love this blanket. It is soft like a sweater and light. It's warm, but not to warm" —Carrie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 11 styles).

    17. A pumpkin vanilla candle in an amber glass jar that'll add a sophisticated touch to your vanity and give you a perfect scent to enjoy while basking in your upgraded place.

    Pumpkin vanilla nutmeg candle
    Natural Anni Essentials

    Want even more? Check out their website for the full line of handmade soy candles!

    Promising review: "I’ve bought several of these candles and love them." —Helen Flagg

    Get it from Natural Anni Essentials on Etsy for $25.

    18. Or a witchy pick with a thick wick and dark black wax so you can embrace the goth phase you've decided to embrace despite being well into your twenties.

    Soy Bruja Astuta
    Brujita Min Candles

    It's never too late to join the dark side! We welcome you.

    Promising review: "This has such a wonderful scent and had fast shipping. Thank you." —Susan Jizba

    Get it from Brujita Min Candles on Etsy for $13+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A round area rug to place in front of your standing mirror, giving you a center-stage place to check out each and every one of your outfits before a job interview.

    A cream, yellow, and blue floral rug with pom-poms around the circumference

    Promising review: "I was worried this wasn’t going to be plush and soft, as it was difficult to see in the pictures. The size is perfect and it is VERY soft! It even has grips on the bottom. This is a super cute rug!" —Jessica Bartow

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in two sizes).

    20. A driftwood wind chime – a delicate and delightful shift from handwoven weavings that'll add a soft and airy touch to your room.

    Broken sea glass, sea shells, and driftwood strung on a branch

    Promising review: "This is a great piece for my coastal decor. I am always looking for beach pieces that are more subdued and not so tropical. This was exactly what I was hoping for, it looks like items I would have collected on my local So Cal beach. The sea glass pieces are a lovely soft shade of blue. It is bigger than I expected, which was also a plus." —Beachmom2boys

    Get it from Amazon for $32.15.

    21. A face vase sure to be the cool, fashionable friend your plant babies have always wanted.

    Black and white oval vase with abstract human face

    Promising review: "I didn't even use this as a vase. The design is really cool, so I just put it on the table as decor. I highly recommend it!" —Christine

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in two colors).

    22. A polka dot switch plate for ~switching~ up your space even if you don't have the room or cash for new furniture.

    Different size switch plates lined in gold with black and white spots

    Promising review: "These adorable gems really add so much character to my master bedroom! They add the perfect amount of art/glam. I highly recommend them!" —Spasija

    Get it from Anthropologie for $22+ (available in three sizes).

    23. A 32-piece wall sticker set of cheery tangerine leaves that are gonna show off your great ~taste~ in decor by instantly improving your rental's bland beige walls.

    White wall with several tangerine leafs stuck on

    Promising review: "Love! I’ve been using decals to brighten up boring spaces for a while. So far these are my favorite. They're super easy to put together. They stick to the wall super well and they look great! I ended up buying five packages to cover the entire wall and had about two sheets left over. I love my new bedroom!" —Brynn Delgado

    Get it from Amazon for $12.36.

    24. A wall sconce in mixed materials that'll bring your entire room together, no matter how many random, miss-matched trash day treasures you've brought home.

    Black metal light shade with leather strap mounted to wooden peg on black metal base

    Promising review: "I’ve been trying to redecorate my room to be a Scandinavian-influenced area and I happened to find this lamp on Amazon for such a good price. The quality is surprisingly good, with a nice leather band and wood parts. I’m honestly blown away how nice this looks in my room. If you want to design your place with more modern accents, this light is perfect!" —Ryan

    Get it from Amazon for $28.66+ (available in two colors).

    25. A pair of decorative pillow covers and a lumbar throw cover made of cotton and faux leather, because mixing textures in your room just might be the best way to make your place look completely unique while staying soothing and simple.


    Don't forget to grab the decorative or lumbar inserts if you don't have them already!

    Promising reviews: (decorative pillow covers) "I love these pillow covers! They are exactly what I was looking for. The leather part looks pretty real and the white part is very white. They are pretty thick so my old pillow pattern doesn’t show through, so that’s good. I love them and I recommend them to anyone looking for cute pillow covers." —Ashley

    (lumbar pillow cover) "I love this pillow cover. I’ve never seen a leather one before – it’s so unique and pretty! Totally comfy too. I used a down feather insert and I like that you just slowly sink into it." —Amanda Berry

    Get the pillow covers for $21.99 and the lumbar throw for $17.95+ (available in three sizes), both from Amazon.

    26. A vertical plant stand so you can maximize the number of leafy loved ones in your life without them taking up botanic-all of the space in your room.

    Bamboo stand with five tiers and room for six potted plants

    Promising review: "We could not be happier with this bamboo plant stand. The product was very well packaged by the manufacturer to prevent damage. The assembly instructions are very well done, including illustrations. Assembly hardware was of high quality and included the necessary tool to complete assembly. The predrilled assembly holes are accurate. The stand itself is made of good quality, sturdy wood. The varnish coating is even and added a nice finish to the stand. We recommend this product highly if you're looking for a good looking, well made, easy to assemble, sturdy plant stand." —Scuba Mark

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    27. An exposed bulb floor lamp for giving your room a little edge by adding an industrial touch in the otherwise soft atmosphere.

    Thin, tall, black lamp with curved top and exposed watt bulb

    Promising review: "I bought this for my bedroom and it looks so chic! I use an Edison bulb with it because I prefer very muted lighting in my bedroom, and it definitely gives me that. I would recommend this." —AM

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    28. A bamboo nightstand – it's gonna be a *true* upgrade from the stack of textbooks you're currently charging your phone on at night.

    Mid century modern nightstand with one large open shelf

    Promising review: "I love these adorable bedside tables! They were so easy to put together and they look great in my bedroom. I like that the shelf is open on the back so I can put one in front of the electrical outlet next to my bed and I’m able to plug my phone and keep the cord totally hidden." —Rhiannon

    Get it from Amazon for $51.98+ (available in three colors).

    29. A medallion tapestry that'll be an inexpensive headboard solution or let you cover an entire blank wall in one fell swoop.

    Large yellow tapestry with floral pattern

    Promising review: "This is so pretty and very well-made. It was very easy to hang and came with everything I needed. I was worried about the quality since it is such a great price but I was pleasantly surprised and I am thinking about buying one for my spare bedroom. If you live somewhere where you can’t change the wall color, this is a great option for decorating on a budget. It turned my drab walls into something colorful and pretty." —Debby R.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in three colors and two sizes).

    30. A pair of mini rope baskets you can use to store trinkets, writing utensils, keys, or anything else you'd like to have at the ready without necessarily having on display.

    Basket hanging from hook by leather strap

    Promising review: "I got these after seeing something similar at Anthropologie site for almost four times the price. These are super cute and better quality than I expected for such a low price. A farm house decor steal!" —runningdiva89

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    31. And finally, impossibly plush shag bedding that'll add a delectable amount of texture to your room and improve hard times by giving you a soft place to land at the end of the day.

    Fuzzy bedding sewn onto velvet back

    Promising review: "This feels incredible. I love the weight to this. I slept better last night than I have in a very long time. Sensory overload. :) I think this is one of my best Amazon finds yet. Highly recommend. You will not regret your purchase." —ScooterBraun

    Get it from Amazon for $61.99+ (available in three sizes).

    When you're able to *affordably* decorate your room EXACTLY the way you want it:


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