34 Easy Things You Can Do To Change Up Your Bedroom

Louetta R. Clark

From decor to mini DIY projects, let’s turn your bedroom into your personal paradise.

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1.

Photo clip string lights to shine a light on all of your memories while also giving your room a soft and ambient feel.


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These lights can be powered by USB or with three AA batteries (that are not included).

Promising review: “These are super cute and work great! I love the different lighting modes there are to choose from. What I love the most about it is that the clips are not attached to the string. You can use it as you want and adapt to picture sizes and display it as you’d like.” —Adrielle Amato

Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two sizes).


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A roll of peel-and-stick floral wallpaper for an instant room transformation that’ll have your friends asking for the name of your wallpaper guy.


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Promising review: “Looks absolutely beautiful in my baby’s room! Difficult to line up at first but after the first few we got the hang of it. I will say the pattern is very forgiving. Some areas didn’t line up perfectly but you cant tell at all. It was definitely worth the frustration because I’m so happy with the finished product.” —Julie

Get it from Amazon for $12.84+ (available in three sizes).

3.

A Rubik’s cube-inspired tissue box holder because there’s more than one way to ~bless~ your room with your love of puzzles.


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Promising review: “I love this tissue box! My office is what I call the “quirky” room in my house, and this fits in perfectly. When I first opened the package, I wasn’t impressed thinking the plastic was all scratched. Turned out that each square has protective plastic on it to prevent just that. It’s sturdy and well made. I also love that it has a bottom cover that attaches with tiny magnets because it keeps the tissue box from falling out whenever you pick it up. Highly recommend!” —PamelaJR

Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

5.

A tufted velvet armchair as cozy as it is chic. Great for a pop of color and texture, this contemporary chair will be calling you to curl up on it at the end of a long day.


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Promising review: “We bought it for under our big window, and it’s the perfect pop of color. It’s so so soft and comfy!! I am very impressed by the quality too.” —Shelby

Get it from Amazon for $250.50+ (available in two sizes and seven colors).

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A pair of metal planters good at ~hanging~ out. Give your plants a fashionably minimalistic home and boost the cool factor of your room at the same time.


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Promising review: “These are the perfect addition to your mid-century modern, boho, farmhouse, or whatever style you’re rocking indoor jungle! I love the versatility of hanging them alone or connecting two or more together! They fit a standard 6” grower pot inside which allows you to remove the plant for easy watering. I highly recommend these!!!!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in one or two).

7.

A stained glass honeycomb sun-catcher hand-crafted to perfection. Watch in awe as your room is filled with warm colors when the sun shines through.


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A lightweight floral medallion tapestry if your room is missing a soft and neutral touch.


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It comes with two traceless thumbtacks, two metal clips, and two mounting tapes, so you can hang it however you like.

Promising review: “This is so pretty and very well-made. It was very easy to hang and came with everything I needed. I was worried about the quality since it is such a great price, but I was pleasantly surprised, and I am thinking about buying one for my spare bedroom. I bought the blue, and it matches my gray theme throughout the apartment. If you live where you can’t change the wall color, it is a great option for decorating on a budget. It turned these drab walls into something colorful and pretty.” —Debby R.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two sizes and in three colors).

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Or a simple line art tapestry featuring an abstract drawing of flowers blooming from the top of a woman’s head. And if you’re even in need of some creative inspiration, it’ll help you remember that the seeds of something new are already planted inside of you.


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Promising review: “This is a nice tapestry. I bought it because my room is too pink, so this helps to lighten it up. Looks great!” —Alberto Loaiza

Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in two sizes).

10.

A pair of sculptural candles in the shapely shape of legs that’ll gracefully melt into a puddle of wax, leaving you and your guests in awe.


Coming Soon

Founded by two women in love with the aesthetic and energy of the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Coming Soon is a furniture design and gift shop offering the strange and the special.

Get it from Coming Soon for $77.

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A roll of water-resistant wood grain contact paper for an easy update to your desks and dressers.


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Promising review: “This beautifully covered two older pieces of furniture that were very used. And it gave us a new matching very expensive-looking set of shelves.” —Lisa

Get it from Target for $6.49

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A trendy and sleek stainless-steel nightstand with an open shelf you can put your laptop on because you’ve fallen asleep with Emily In Paris watching *you* one too many times.


Wayfair

Get it from Wayfair for $269.99+ (originally $319.99; available in seven colors).

13.

A three-piece floral duvet cover set made from cotton, so you’ll have no trouble snuggling up under your covers for your Netflix binge. This vintage-inspired set is both warm and lightweight, so it’s perfect for all seasons!


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Paired with this duvet insert, you’ll be golden!

Promising review: “As soon as it arrived, I threw it in the wash on a gentle cycle and gentle dry. It came out so soft and with a really beautiful sheen. It has a zipper enclosure and satin ties to tie the duvet in. There were no snags and the stitching looks excellent. And then I noticed that the pillow shams had buttons. I’m not sure if the buttons are meant to be seen, but I think they add a really cute touch. Overall, I am thrilled with this cover. It’s gorgeous and adds so much warmth to my room.” —Ashley Sanderson-Evans

Get it from Amazon for $68.99+ (available in full/queen and king and in 18 styles).

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A two-tier floating shelf that’ll organize your books and tchotchkes with a rustic flair. You’ll even be able to boast about how easy it was for you to install by yourself since setup only requires four steps…but they don’t need to know that last part.


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Promising review: “The wood is absolutely beautiful, with dark grains running through. I have received so many compliments on it. It is sturdy despite not being difficult to put together. We love it!” —Sandie

Get it from Amazon for $33.97+ (available in six colors).

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Or a farmhouse-style diamond-shaped floating shelf for displaying your geometric sensibilities as well as picture frames, plants, and other knickknacks! This sturdy piece is made of metal and wood, so your porcelain elephants are in good hands.


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Promising review: “They make it so easy to install; they even sent a screwdriver and a level so I didn’t need to search the tools. It’s absolutely adorable, super sturdy and really adds to the aesthetic of any room!!!” —Kayla brewer

Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in four colors).

16.

A set of five colorful glass vases to catch the light and your new bouquet of lilies. Each vase has a unique design etched into it for some added character and texture.


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Promising review: “These little vases look great holding fresh, artificial, or dried flowers or herbs. Alone or in groups on a nightstand or a luncheon table, you can enjoy their pretty colors and designs.” —C. Gaj

Get the set from Amazon for $19.95 (available in multi-color and clear).

17.

A cheeky lips trinket tray so you can put all your stray bobby pins and rings in one convenient and glamorous place.


2Modern

Get it from 2Modern for $98.

18.

A lotus pendant lampshade for a room brightener with enough charm to make your room feel like it’s got a blossoming character of its own.


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Several reviewers have use this as a lampshade for standing and desk lamps, too!

Promising review: “Perfect! I love this lamp shade. I have three of them now and they look amazing. I use color-changing bulbs in them and I get so many compliments, especially when I turn the light bulbs to pastel shades. It looks so beautiful and elegant, that it looks exactly like the $200 version.” —Julie Pinto

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

19.

A round, 3D moon rug to take your reading nook to the next level. This plush, anti-pilling rug will help you get cozy as you imagine the worlds you’re reading about.

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A woven table lamp will help bring an island feel to your room without having to spring for two-way tickets to the tropics.


Urban Outfitters

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $129.

21.

A Van Gogh-inspired wall plate because art doesn’t have to hang in a frame on your wall in order to ~flip the switch~ on your bedroom’s aesthetic.


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Promising review: “Van Gogh is one of my favorite artists, so this wall plate was perfect in my guest bedroom which is decorated in muted blues. It matches perfectly and is so eye-catching on the wall! One thing that really impressed me was there are different color screws with the wall plate so you can match the colors up when installing making the screws less noticeable. Love it!” —Leslie Sanford

Get it from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in seven sizes).


22.

A set of hanging circular photo displays to stylishly show off fond memories of your inner circle.


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Promising review: “I absolutely love these. I used them to frame some flowers I picked and pressed from our garden. They fit beautifully and I get a lot of compliments on them. The gold is a very nice color, doesn’t look cheap. I’ve had them having in my room for about five months, and they look wonderful.” —Jessyca

Get it from Amazon for $36.98 (also available as rectangles).

23.

A pair of sheer ruffled curtains for some whimsical charm that still allows natural light to come in and make you feel like the romantic lead in the movie of your life.


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Promising review: “I absolutely love these curtains. They are exactly the color I needed. However, potential buyers should note that they are very sheer curtains. Personally, I wanted them to be sheer and love them because they allow so much natural light to shine through. If you are looking for a fuller curtain to filter out some light, I would suggest buying two sets for more volume.” —Vottie

Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four sizes and six colors).

24.

A fun and multifunctional wire photo grid with attachable shelves and baskets so you can display your memories while also tackling your clutter.


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Promising review: “This is a decorator’s dream! You can hang, clip, snake, or clasp almost anything! It can help to reduce clutter on your desk. I was trying out different things to hang and ran out of hooks. No worries, I just used paper clips. You can move everything at once, just lift and go! It’s strong and clean, and it’s coated so it won’t rust.” —SN

Get it from Amazon for $28.69+ (available in five colors).

25.

A digital line art print featuring a Black femme enjoying a self-care Sunday, because you could probably use the reminder to rest.


M. Koby Art/Etsy

M. Koby Art is a Black-owned small art shop based in Tampa digitally creating beautiful and meaningful pieces that celebrate Blackness, pride, and the world around us.

Promising review: “Everything that Melissa creates is so thoughtful and inspiring. I ordered a few of her pieces to frame for my guest room, and they completed the space to perfection. I couldn’t be happier with the quality of the prints, and they have become my favorite art pieces in my home.” —gms437

Get it from M. Koby Art on Etsy for $30+ (available in three sizes).

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A modern tripod floor lamp that’ll give your room a soft glow with an edge. The exterior is a matte black metal and the interior of the lampshades are gold, because edgy can also be classy.


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Promising review: “This was just what I needed to make my room complete. The soft lighting is everything!” —Ebb&Flow

Get it from Amazon for $89.99.

27.

An elegant birdcage terrarium so you can show off your green thumb!


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And don’t forget to add terrarium essentials and succulents to your cart!

Promising review: “I haven’t had it for very long but so far I am a huge fan of this terrarium. It’s a beautiful design and the door blends in seamlessly while still being easy to open and close. I got it for my little bonsai tree because I live in a very dry climate and it’s doing a good job at maintaining the humidity. It isn’t watertight so the water evaporates eventually, but that’s ideal for this situation. I was worried that the door would be too small to get the tree inside but it’s two panels wide so it makes it really easy to move things around inside.” —Kelly

Get it from Amazon for $64.99.

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Or put your succulent in a nine-sided face vase because you’d never miss an opportunity to blend form and function.


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Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in black and white).


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Promising review: “This neon light is ADORABLE. The light is super bright, and it’s a great size too. I love that you can use batteries or plug it into the wall because it gives you the freedom to do either. If I had to choose again, I would definitely choose this one over any of the other options!” —Hayden

Promising review: “Great size and even better price. I love the look of it. I have it plugged into a smart plug so it removed the issue of it not having an on and off switch. Totally worth the $$.” —Emmaleigh Nicole

Get the lightning bolt from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in four colors) or the XOXO for $24.99.


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A set of utensil-inspired drawer pulls will give your boring desk and dresser drawers an eccentric flavor.


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Promising review: “I spent a fortune on my new kitchen cabinets, but it’s not my cabinets that I love. It’s these handles that bring me so much joy. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them!!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in four finishes).

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Or a set of agate drawer pulls if you’re trying for a more gem-tastic aesthetic. Each piece is uniquely shaped and trimmed with smooth gold plating.


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Promising review: “I bought these knobs to update the look of an old antique cabinet. Let me tell you that it was an instant face-lift without having to put too much effort. I love how each knob is unique and beautiful. You can’t go wrong with this.” —Ash of the Highlands

Get a set of six from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

32.

A contemporary area rug featuring abstract marbling that will breathe new life into your room.


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Promising review: “This rug is gorgeous, it exceeded my expectations. I couldn’t be happier. I got the matching runner for my entryway and it just looks perfect. Everyone that comes in loves it. The colors are vibrant, it is soft to walk on, and is so unique looking; it almost looks three-dimensional. A great purchase!” —wings10

Get it from Amazon for $110.70 (available in 15+ sizes, two shapes, and six colors).

33.

A farmhouse style full-length mirror to help you create the illusion of more space and light while also honoring the yee-haw agenda.


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Promising review: “This mirror is gorgeous. It is heavy, made of beautiful barnyard wood, and it adds that farmhouse feel. I am considering buying one more to add to another room in my house. The price is fantastic and it’s worthy of every penny!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $159.95.

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A cool ocean wave and starry night projector that’ll fill your room with beautiful twinkling lights. You can even pair it with Alexa to control it with your voice or use its Bluetooth speaker to create the ultimate ambient vibe with some lo-fi beats.


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Promising review: “What sets this projector apart from others is the built-in Bluetooth speaker. It’s loud and can be controlled from the projector’s remote. It’s also nice to have the ability to set the speed of the waves’ motion or disable motion all together. The main colors can be individually enabled/disabled. Same deal with the laser light grid; it can be enabled/disabled.” —TheCalvs

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

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