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19 Cozy Bedroom Ideas That Are $30 Or Less

Snuggle up without breaking the bank.

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1. Loop a dimly glowing bulb and cord kit around a nail for a minimalist alternative to a bedside lamp.

A cord is $6, here, and a similar bulb is $7.99, here. See more of this gorgeous home here
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A cord is $6, here, and a similar bulb is $7.99, here. See more of this gorgeous home here

2. Set a pup-shaped pillow on your reading chair.

They're $30 each here, and you can also get a cat or a wild animal.
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They're $30 each here, and you can also get a cat or a wild animal.

3. Dye this cheap Ikea rug your favorite color, and tuck it next to your bed.

What better way to wake up than to something this fuzzy? Get the rug for $12.99 here, and the tutorial here.
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What better way to wake up than to something this fuzzy? Get the rug for $12.99 here, and the tutorial here.

4. Or order a rug that will make your floor look like the ocean.

It's $28, here.
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It's $28, here.

5. Use a hammer and nails to drape a swathe of fabric above your bed.

No fancy mounting required. Read more about how they did it here. (And renters: most leases specify that you can make small holes in the walls.)
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No fancy mounting required. Read more about how they did it here. (And renters: most leases specify that you can make small holes in the walls.)

6. And make it ~glow~ with a set of net-shaped fairy lights.

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Buy a set for $21.99 here.

7. Or opt for something more simple and hang basic curtains on either side of your bed.

While they're not fancy linen, you can get the look for less with these Ikea curtains, $19.99 for two. You can hang them from the ceiling with pushpins, or spend $11.99 (which takes you a few dollars over your $30 goal) on ceiling mountable curtain brackets.
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While they're not fancy linen, you can get the look for less with these Ikea curtains, $19.99 for two. You can hang them from the ceiling with pushpins, or spend $11.99 (which takes you a few dollars over your $30 goal) on ceiling mountable curtain brackets.

8. Nestle a woodland creature night light on your bedside table or bookshelf.

Even if you don't leave it on all night, your animal friend can light your way to the bathroom in the middle of the night, because she's battery-powered. Get your favorite here for $12.99.

9. Cover a basic canvas with a thrifted tablecloth for instant fabric wall art.

It only takes about half an hour. Here's the tutorial.
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It only takes about half an hour. Here's the tutorial.

10. Or loop yarn over a wooden dowel to make a soft and ~Anthropologie-esque~ wall hanging.

It's seriously simple, and you can use whatever colors work best with the decor you already have, and trim it in whatever shape you want (and not pay $198). Here's the tutorial.

11. Pile on more pillows, or recover the ones you already own.

You can never have too many pillows! But you can always make the ones you have more special by recovering them. The pillow on the left is $30 for the cover and insert here, and the pillow on the right starts at $16 for the cover here.

12. Pick out a new pair of fun and comfy pillowcases for the pillows you actually sleep on.

Matching duvet not required. These are $29 here.
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Matching duvet not required. These are $29 here.

13. Light a bunch of warm candles (and turn off your overhead lights).

Then relax by ~candlelight~. The handmade soy wax candles start at $11 here, and the reclaimed wood tea light holder is $23 here.

14. Add yarn pom-poms to a simple blanket.

You can get a similar blanket for $20 here, and get the tutorial to make the pom-poms here.
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You can get a similar blanket for $20 here, and get the tutorial to make the pom-poms here.

15. Display your plants on a minimalist hanging shelf.

Even prettier if your plant drapes over the sides of the shelf. Get it for $30 here.
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Even prettier if your plant drapes over the sides of the shelf. Get it for $30 here.

16. Or gather them all on a single shelf by your window.

Get a similar shelf here for $29.99. See more of this bedroom here.
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Get a similar shelf here for $29.99. See more of this bedroom here.

17. Decorate with dried plants and flowers if you love green but can't keep plants alive.

The dried stardust gypsum is $14 here, and the dried amaranth is $18 here.

18. Wrap your cords in twine so they look like pretty rope instead of eyesores.

Here's how to do it.
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Here's how to do it.

19. Sandwich a small table behind your bed to show off the pile of books you want to read.

So they're not cluttering up your nightstand. Super tiny apartments can use this as a night stand, too. See more of this apartment here, and get a similar table for $33.65 here.
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So they're not cluttering up your nightstand. Super tiny apartments can use this as a night stand, too. See more of this apartment here, and get a similar table for $33.65 here.

Now go enjoy your extra-cozy room!

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