DIY Bedroom

The bedroom is the area that many people spend a great deal of their time in. Because of this the bedroom is one of the most frequently remodeled and redecorated rooms of the home. However, many of the ideas used in bedroom decorating and bedroom decor can be costly. Here are a few do-it-yourself bedroom decor ideas that are easy on the budget and take as little as a weekend to do.

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The appeal of a mystic or fantasy forest decor is something that many individuals admire but may not feel they have the talent or the budget to create. This is a common misconception and in fact a forest bedroom or fantasy forest bedroom can be created in a very budget friendly manner. By purchasing or using wood branches, white string lights and artificial moss an individual can create a ceiling design to invoke the ideas of a forest canopy. By combining the forest canopy concept with the right paint choices and possibly removable or paint on stenciling the bedroom can be transformed in a matter of hours into a forest or mystical fantasy room design.

Upscale Contemporary


The upscale contemporary design has different meanings to different individuals. However, a common upscale contemporary design is seeing rapid popularity growth. The black lacquer and gold look is coming back with several individuals and it is easier than ever to achieve. With paint companies coming out with wood and furniture black lacquer paints and accent pieces you can transform a dresser, nightstand and headboard, into a full black lacquer bedroom suit. By adding the right solid colored paint and the correct lighting you can create an upscale contemporary vintage look in your bedroom for less than $300.

Antique Victorian


Some individuals may like the antique Victorian, also known as the shabby chic look. This look is easy to re-create and can utilize several items found around the home. A simple silver tray can be used as a tray to hold hearings, jewelry, lotion and perfume. A coat of white paint that is antique to show wear and age can be used on various pieces of furniture throughout the bedroom to create a weathered Victorian look. Antique jewelry, antique items and antique clothing items can be used throughout the room to create a lived in, old world look. Individuals can go a step further and hang old fans, pictures and other items to create an all-inclusive look.

Amy Wright
Amy Wright is the Lead Editor of Remodeling Central. When she isn't playing with her dogs she is trying to remodel a classic Chicago style brownstone with her husband.