Designer Tips

Simple Tips to Refresh Your Bedroom

Ready to give your bedroom a new look but not ready to invest in a full makeover? A few small updates throughout the room can create a fresh, new look without spending a ton of money. Read on as we share 5 of our favorite updates for a quick bedroom refresh.

Paint the Walls

Paint is one of the most inexpensive ways to drastically update a room. If you want a bold, dramatic look go with a dark wall color or a bright, crisp white if you want a fresh, modern look.

Bedroom Refresh Paint The Walls
​Source: Little House of 4

Bedroom Refresh Paint The Walls
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Rearrange the Furniture

Consider moving the bed to another part of the room. Often, the first thing people do is place a bed along the longest blank wall, but actually the bed can look great in front of a window too. Try different arrangements until you find one that works.

Bedroom Refresh Rearrange the Furniture
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Bedroom Refresh Rearrange the Furniture
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Switch Up the Bedding

Changing out the bedding is the most popular way to update the look of a bedroom. For a big change, switch out the entire bedding collection. For a small change, switch out the decorative pillows and add a new throw to the end of the bed.

Bedroom Refresh Switch Bedding
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Add Seating

A simple chair or bench can automatically make a bedroom feel more inviting. Even the smallest of bedrooms can make room for a sitting area. Consider a bench at the end of the bed, a pair of chairs along an empty wall or even switching out one of the nightstands for a chair.


Bedroom Refresh Add Seating
​Source: Krista Home Design

Update the Bedside

Adding new bedside lighting can make a big impact in a room. Wall sconces or hanging pendants are great options to consider. Another quick update for a nightstand is to switch out that old alarm clock for a new one.

Bedroom Refresh Updated Bedding
​Source: Mead Quin Design

Bedroom Refresh Updated Bedding
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Ready to give your bedroom a quick refresh? Our professional, online designers would love to help you choose the perfect paint color, find the ideal furniture layout, update your bedding, or select the right furniture for your style and budget. Start your project now!

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