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Bedroom Decorating Hacks – Ideas To Re-Energize Your Bedroom and You!

By: Decorated Life Team |

Bedroom decorating is always a hot topic because you can never find enough great bedroom decorating ideas.

No matter how big or small your bedroom, making your bedroom soothing, interesting, while maximizing your storage and still looking elegant and decorative is a challenge.

Changing how you bedroom looks has the most amazing effect on your mental state. It makes you feel fresh, energized and born again.

If you want to move from gray to gorgeous; these decorating hacks will help you to transform your bedroom.

bedroom decorating ideas - look at the ceiling
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These bedroom decorating ideas are here to inspire. From wall decor, storage, fabric texture to dressing rooms and beautiful trending well priced ceiling beams.

These ideas can be used on almost any bedroom; modified for your taste, budget and bedroom size.

Bedroom Wall Decor Hack

Its true that many magazine perfect rooms cost thousands of dollars, but its also true that you can create similar rooms for much less. Creating a feature wall in your bedroom is a great way to create a feature in a featureless room. You can paint one wall in a bright, deep, or dramatic color to get the desired effect but let’s start with peel and stick tiles.

Easy, affordable DIY to transform your home:

There are a lot of different wall peel and stick decor wood and stone decorating ideas.

Whether you want muted wood tones or textured and colorful wood tones; from country or farmhouse rustic looks to modern industrial, there is a style and price range of peel and stick tiles made of reclaimed wood that can transform your bedroom into a sweet spot of luxury.

Use them on walls or even your ceiling to create a dramatic effect. There are literally dozens of different tile -planks sizes and colors to choose from.

bedroom peel and stick tiles

Peel and stick tiles are easy to use and can change your bedroom look in a matter of hours. And if wood is not your tile of choice you can always select a stacked stone look like the one below.

bedroom feature wall

This is the perfect DIY project. If you love texture, this is for you! Of course, there are a lot of different colors and textures to choose from.

different colors peel and stick tile

Bold Wall Paint

Bold wall paint can create a stunning effect, in fact, just painting one wall in a bold color can completely transform your bedroom. You can go further and paint the whole room in a bold color, particularly if you have a lot of natural light entering the room, mimicking an intimate womb effect. 

dark blue walls

To balance the bold color use contrasting soft effects around the room. For example, the addition of wood or warm blush tones helps to soften rooms with strong bold wall paint.

Soft textures will also help to soften the room and use reflective pieces to capture as much natural light as possible. That could mean adding a white ceiling or light window treatments, bed linen or flooring. 

bedroom retreats
Source: UpcycledTreasures

Create a Gallery Wall of Photos

Decorating a bedroom wall with family photos is simple way to decorate your bedroom wall. It may not be high art but there is nothing more wonderful than opening your eyes every morning to faces you love.

Similar sized and framed photos, grouped symmetrically together to cover a wall, will look like a large piece of art. This is such an easy look to achieve. Photo frames are relatively inexpensive to buy and easy to find. Having all your photos in black or white creates a very timeless look.

bedroom wall art

Source: If you don’t have an entire wall to devote to framed wall art, a few select pieces over your bed can create a stunning feature. Reflective surfaces like mirrors add metallic glamour to an otherwise neutral palette is another great bedroom decorating hack.

wall bedroom decorating
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Bedroom Wallpaper

 Grasscloth wallpaper

Textured wallpaper in wood, floral, stone, tiles or irresistibly textured grass cloth can set your bedroom decorating apart, making it look unique and giving it a worldly or exotic feel. 

Waverly Global Chic 33' x 20.5" Floral and Botanical Wallpaper Roll
Howard Palm Leaf 16.5' L x 20.5" W Floral and Botanical Peel and Stick Wallpaper Roll

Floral wallpaper with large dramatic patterns can really bring your bedroom to life. They create a lush fresh feel that is unique and interesting.

large scale floral wallcoverings

While wallpaper is one way of decorating your walls, if you prefer the paint brush, the same effect can be created using patterned paint roller kits. They are inexpensive compared to wallpaper, and if you are only doing one feature wall, quick to apply for a fresh new result. There are a lot of great patterns to choose from.

patterned paint roller kits

Bedroom Dressing Room Hack

Walk-in dressing rooms are such a luxury but not all homes have the space for built in walk-in wardrobes. If you would like to get rid of your under-the-bed storage, chunky wardrobes or floor to ceiling shelving, you could create a false wall that hides a long dressing room. Wall-to-wall, ceiling to floor storage can fit an enormous amount of clothes, shoes and bags if organized correctly.

bedroom dressing room
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Your wall divider can be made of anything from laminate, wood or perspex and it doesn’t have to be opaque.

If you don’t have space to create this partition, use a series of wall to wall sliding doors to hide and layer your storage. Creating a series of parallel storage spaces gives you access to what ever you need in the most efficient way; from handbags and shoes to your television.

Not one inch of space is wasted. Even better, once the doors are closed everything is hidden, keeping the room looking neat and minimalist.

Hidden closet

Decorative Bedroom Pull Hack

Its the small decorative items that will set your bedroom apart. An easy way to decorate your drawers is by using unusual bedroom pulls. Faux copper and leather  pulls are a warm edition to these white standard drawers.

The addition of clever drawer dividers means finding what you want quickly and easily. Its also helps control how many pairs of sunglasses you own… in this case, it looks like you can never have too many!

decorative drawer pulls
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Finding designer pulls could be an expensive exercise, but Amazon has a range of leather pulls that could easily work and won’t break the budget. The kitchen department is a great place to look for unusual mid century cabinet knobs and hardware. 

Mid Century Knob hardware
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End of Bed Seating Hack

Add a sofa, two accent chairs or an ottoman to add a touch of luxury to your bedroom. It forms another decorating layer to your bedroom that is interest and practical. 

neutral button tufted chaise
Source: Cuckoo4Design

Choose what works for your bedroom size and shape. If storage is an issue, create your own ottoman, or use a low table or drawers as a best solution. Placed at the end-of-the-bed it works as seating, storage or table while still looking decorative and interesting. The rug helps define the bedroom space.

leopard decorating
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Fabric Decorating Hack

Never underestimate the power of the bedroom cushion and pillow! Whether you use color or texture, you can quickly change the whole decorating look of your bedroom using different sized pillows and cushions. This bedroom hack can give you a different bedroom look each season within seconds.

Rich or muted colors can help you create a balanced look, by layering color, patterns and textures and without your bedroom looking overly masculine or feminine. Don’t you love this ceiling?

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With gray still dominating the color palette, why not use copper and pink tones for a warm new look?

gray with pink and copper
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Fresh or muted tones quickly change the tone of your room, making it worthwhile to rotate them from time to time to stop you from becoming bored with your decor.

Bedroom Decorating Ideas
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Crown Molding Hack

When you want to add some decorative or architectural features to your bedroom you can always use foam crown molding; its fast and an easy upgrade that can add a lot of character to your bedroom.

crown molding in bedroom
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There are lots of different styles, prices and companies with foam crown molding so its best to take your time to when making your selection. 

crown molding

Simple and streamlined or elaborate and interesting, making your bedroom feel cozier and more luxurious takes a few simple steps.

Bedroom Decorating Ideas – Wood Detail Hack

The simplest bedroom can come alive with the warm vital tones of wood and using this decorating hack will  create beautiful contrasting accents that are classic and timeless. 

bedroom decorating ideas with British Colonial style using wood accents
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Consider adding wood as either wall paneling, window treatments, ceiling beams or flooring. The rich tones, grain and textures of wood can make your bedroom feel luxurious, and you can get a great result without using a lot to get a high contrasting bedroom decorating effect.

luxury bedroom

I hope these bedroom decorating ideas have inspired you to take you bedroom to a whole new level.

Decorating your bedroom is worth the trouble, cost and effort. You will feel like a brand new you.