Amazing Budget Friendly Bedroom Refresh

Are you looking to give your Bedroom a makeover but don’t want to spend too much money?  

Redecorating your master bedroom doesn’t have to be expensive. With the right tips and tricks, you can create a luxurious look without breaking the bank. I am sharing some clever ideas on how to revamp your master bedroom without spending too much money. Redecorating on a budget can be tricky, but it does not mean that you need to sacrifice style. All it takes is some creativity and imagination to turn any bedroom into an oasis without breaking the bank. 

With these tips, you will learn how to makeover your bedroom while staying within your price range!

From selecting bedding and choosing furniture pieces to picking out artwork and even painting , we provide cost-effective solutions so that you can achieve the look of luxury with minimal effort and stress. We certainly can do without anymore Stress. Right?  

Refreshing with a Budget & Schedule

Redecorating Budget Worksheet

This is just a quick sheet I just whipped up.   If you would like a FREE Copy, click here. 

Getting the Room Ready

This is when we take long hard look at the Room and some decisions have to be made. Purging is Never Pretty. LOL.  

If you also are contemplating getting rid of some items and possibly making a Little Money to help the Cost of the Refresh, consider selling your items on Facebook Marketplace.  I have done this for years and it has worked Great.  I am putting together a Post about how to Buy and Sell on Facebook Marketplace.  Be sure to check that out.  It will also cover the Safety Tips you need to know before buying and selling.

Now that we have a Clean Slate/Room.  Let’s lay what we call the “Foundation” of the Room. You could also call it the “Vibe” you want.  

Let’s Think About Color

We each have an our color palette; from our wardrobe to our walls in any given room.  Choose what makes you happy, calm or exhilarated.  It is the tone that you are trying to set for YOUR  Bedroom.  The emphasis is on You/Your. Following trends is OK but you have to live in that room for 365 days out of the year. Will it bring you joy?

The color of your walls and accents can make a huge difference in the overall feel of a room, so when it comes to decorating on a budget, consider sprucing up with paint. Painting is one of the most cost-effective ways to transform any space – and it’s easy too!   

Sherwin-Williams HGTV Paint Palette

SW 7094
SW 7025
Repose Gray 
SW 7015

These are the colors I chose for my Bedroom Refresh.  

I am not very fond of painting myself and maybe you just might be the same.  For me painting is super tedious, and I am not very patient.  Keep in mind that you need to cover up and protect your stuff (flooring including), use painter’s tape, get all the nooks and crannies, and so on. Then “watch the paint dry”.  So, if you’re full-on and just lack the patience (like me) for this project because you might need multiple coats, and that could take tens of hours), then consider hiring a interior painting contractor this is always an option, it has been for me. I have hired out this job in the past and it saved my sanity.  But if you have the time and the patience, and you’re willing to do whatever it is that needs to be done, then by all means, you can totally just DIY it!

Choose colors that will evoke feelings of comfort and relaxation, like blues or greens. If you don’t want to commit to painting an entire wall or room, consider investing in some paint samples instead, then use these samples as accent pieces in your bedroom, such as by painting an old side table or dresser. 

Chalk Painted Furniture

How to Chalk Paint Furniture

You can choose the perfect color palette for your space with bold hues or calming neutrals. Mixing textures is also key for making any room look more cozy and inviting. Think of adding different cushions, carpets or throws – all these elements will help bring personality into your room while elevating its style. Don’t forget about using natural elements such as plants and flowers which will add freshness and life into it too! 

The New City Cottage Bedroom Inspo

Redecorating your bedroom can be a fun and exciting project! Here are some tips to help you get started.

What Is Your Style?

Decide on a style: Before you start redecorating, decide on a style that you want for your bedroom. This will help guide your design choices and ensure that everything works together cohesively. You might consider styles like minimalist, bohemian, traditional, or modern for example.

As you can see from the image above of the bedroom, I tend to lean more towards clean lines with pops of color. It’s called Eclectic (wasn’t that a song at one time? Lol. Oh, it was…. 

(It’s eclitic
Boogie woogie, woogie!)


Man am I dating myself. What Eclectic means is: meaning that I like several styles. Don’t be alarmed. If you are as well a  variety of styles, we get the best of all worlds and we enjoy every bit of it.

I have put together a grouping of the decor items from my Bedroom image above. I have links if you’re interested in checking them out in detail.   

Bedroom Shopping List

click on any image to view


Layer lighting: A well-lit bedroom is key to creating a comfortable and relaxing space. Consider layering different types of lighting, such as overhead lights, table lamps, and floor lamps, to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. 

Personal Touches

Add personal touches: Finally, don’t forget to add personal touches to your bedroom decor. Hang up photos, display artwork, or add other decor items that have special meaning to you.


Shop secondhand. Check out thrift stores, garage sales, or online marketplaces like Facebook Marketplace or Craigslist for affordable furniture and decor options.

Simple DIY

DIY decor: If you have a creative streak, consider making your own decor items like throw pillows, wall art, or curtains.  Pillow covers are a quick way to change decor for the Seasons and are very inexpensive. There are plenty of tutorials online to help you get started.  Who Knew These are DIY ideas without any “Power Tools”. LOL



Determine which items are most important to your redesign and prioritize those. For example, if you really want a new rug, allocate more of your budget towards that item and find ways to save on other items.

With these Simple tips in mind, you are well on your way to creating a beautiful and comfortable bedroom that you’ll love spending time in and getting you started with a budget planner to keep you on track.  

Redecorating your Bedroom doesn’t have to be expensive! Honest…
With these tips and tricks, you can create a luxurious look without spending too much money. By focusing on color upgrades, furniture refinishing, and DIY projects, you can completely transform any space while sticking to your budget. 

So get out there and start redecorating! You may be surprised at what you can do with a little creativity and Good old-fashioned “Elbow Grease”.  

You’ve Got This…..

I hope you found these tips helpful and it has given you lots of useful information to know that “You Can Do This”.

I want to also say how much I appreciate your ongoing support and readership – you’re not just a reader, but a valued friend on my blogging journey! Your input means the world to me, so don’t hesitate to share your thoughts and ideas in the comment section below the post.

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