Give Your Bedroom a Luxurious Look With These Decorating Tips

By: John Garcia | Date Posted: October 29, 2021

A bedroom should be a place of relaxation and peace and not a source of anxiety. Sadly it can be a challenging task when it comes to decorating bedrooms. A major factor is the huge variety of choices that are available to consumers in terms of cost, style, color, and decor.

It may be that you have decided to upgrade your bedroom with an extra sense of class. With the decorating tips provided in this article, you’ll be able to create an environment that is as luxurious as it is relaxing.

Buy Some Luxury Furniture

This is one of the most obvious ways to give your bedroom a luxurious look. If you still have an old bed frame that looks like it came straight off the set on The Waltons, now might be the time to replace it with something more modern and stylish! And how about an upholstered headboard in leather or velvet?

If you have an old table and creaky bedroom chair, go online or visit Pinterest to see what your options are. It’s possible to buy white French bedside tables along with a matching chest of drawers, wardrobes, stools, and dressing tables, especially if you are willing to do some research. Specialist websites have French bedroom ranges (including antique and luxury) and you can view them online before ordering.

Use Gold As A Theme

Since gold has become trendy, it’s an easy choice for bedroom decorating and you can find gold accessories at any price point. Try gold sheets and gold decorative pillows to give your bed a luxurious look. You can also opt for gold towels in the bathroom or gold accents on nightstands, dressers, and desks.

Include gold accessories like framed art and wall mirrors with golden frames as well as lamps, candleholders, and vases that feature this color. If you want to get really creative, try using metallic paint on pieces of furniture such as tables or wardrobes; just make sure they’re finished properly so that it doesn’t rub off onto other items in the bedroom.

Improve The Lighting

Consider adding a chandelier or pendant lights over an entryway table, which will make the light sources both functional and decorative in one go. Another idea for luxury upgrades is wall sconces on each side of a bed frame, especially if they have adjustable arm extensions so you can direct them toward any area that you require.

Adding a few candles around the room is an inexpensive idea that also adds luxury to your bedroom without overdoing it. Scented candles are also great at freshening up rooms and removing stale smells.

Declutter And Clean

Give Your Bedroom a Luxurious Look

It’s important to tidy and clean your bedroom before you begin decorating. Start with decluttering, as this will allow you to sort out items that are no longer needed or those that have become broken and need repair or replacement. It also provides a chance for any dust accumulating on surfaces to be cleared away, giving the room a fresh feel.

Here are some ongoing tips:

  • Ensure your curtains are properly closed when not being used
  • Always tidy the room before bed to make it feel more relaxing
  • Never leave the bed unmade
  • Use things like wicker baskets to store dirty clothes rather than leaving them on the floor
  • Maximize the storage potential of your room to help keep things tidy
  • Don’t leave books, magazines, cups, plates, food, or shoes lying around
  • Hoover the carpet and dust, clean and polish the room regularly

Get Some New Artwork

It’s fun to buy artwork for your bedroom, whether you’re splurging on an original painting or buying posters. The important thing is that it is consistent with your theme and it makes you happy. New artwork can help brighten up a room and give it some personality.

Consider bringing artwork into the space by using picture ledges in unexpected places like above the headboard of your bed. This will add instant interest to any room without having to spend money on creating new wall art pieces. Framed posters are another great option if you’re on a budget but still want something stylish for the walls of your bedroom.

Buy A Distinctive Houseplant Or Two

If you’re not particularly green-thumbed, go for house plants that are easy to take care of and attractive looking, like an aloe vera plant or African violets. They make wonderful additions to any room – especially bedrooms. You could alternatively spend out on expensive house plants such as succulents or bonsai trees which require more attention.

Another thing you can do is buy plants that complement your bedroom decor. If you have a blue-themed room, for instance, go with plants that are green and yellow like the Jade Plant. If you’re looking for houseplants that purify the air there are also options such as ‘The Spider’ plant with its white hanging foliage.

Replace Your Bedding

You may have had your current bedding for many years, in which case it’s probably tired, dull, and uninspiring by now. Why not get some new bedding that will give your room a luxurious feel?

Examples include silk, satin, and Egyptian cotton sheets as well as down comforters and duvets. Use the colors black, white, or cream for an elegant appearance to your room décor.

Buy A New Rug

A rug is an excellent way to give the décor of your bedroom a luxurious look. Before you buy, think about how much space you want or need for it. Make sure you’re certain that you will enjoy looking at the specific patterned rug. If it’s too busy with prints, it will take away from your décor and make things look cluttered instead of luxurious. Also, think about how much time you want to spend on maintaining your rug before buying one, especially if it could easily stain.

No doubt your mind is now buzzing with fresh ideas. Be sure to stay within budget, but go ahead and make some changes. In return for your time and financial investment, you’ll have made your bedroom more palatial and somewhere you’ll delight to reside.

Thank you for reading!


John is the founder and chief editor of Homienjoy. With over 15 years of experience in the home improvement industry, John is passionate about helping homeowners confidently tackle their projects. Holding a civil engineering degree and working as a contractor, project manager, and consultant, John brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Homienjoy community.

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