Of all the rooms in a house, the bedroom is probably the universal choice for favorite room. After all, who doesn’t want a comfortable and chic bedroom with a huge and comfortable bed that you can crawl in at the end of a stressful day? No reward can be better than that especially after spending hours cooped up in your office cubicle. A good night’s sleep is all it takes to keep you positive and persevering as you claw your way up the ladder of success. Therefore, giving your bedroom a makeover is the order of the day.
Of course, you would probably say that a new set of bedroom furniture just wouldn’t figure well in your budget. Nevertheless, you don’t have to buy pieces with exorbitant price tags. Quantity doesn’t always equate quality. You can still get your hands on wonderful furniture pieces for your bedroom without breaking the bank. That should suffice in the meantime.
Now the question is how can you start the hunt for cheap bedroom furniture? Well, here are some pointers:
1. Plan the makeover. Just as it is with any decisions you would make, you’d be better off if you sit down, list, and calculate for your impending bedroom makeover. A well-planned makeover can save you a lot of money. Decide on a design plan that you want so that everything else will revolve around that design.
2. Check out what can be done for less to achieve the look you want. That means looking into what you already have. Perhaps you still have several pieces of furniture in your bedroom that you can still use comfortably. A wobbly chair or table doesn’t need to be discarded. You can simply place a wobble wedge underneath and it would be good as new. You can save a lot of money by making a few changes in the room. Paints can dramatically change the ambiance of your room. Recycling or reusing some furniture by making small changes make them look updated. Rearranging the furniture may also help change the look of the room.
3. Invest on a comfortable bed and mattress, which is the right size for you and your bedroom. It makes the focal point of a bedroom and the makeover is supposed to give you a good night rest. Go for cheap bedroom furniture but not on a bed.
3. Decide on a budget and make a list of items you need to buy as well as where you should get the items. A tight budget doesn’t mean that your choice would only be between ugly, cheap bedroom furniture and beautiful expensive ones. Go to thrift shops, flea markets, or rummage through items on clearance sales. Avail of wholesale discounts. Surf the Internet.
4. Slightly damaged furniture and accent pieces can make good deals. Find out how much will the repair cost particularly for good pieces.
5. Do many DIY projects with your family and friends to get that priceless, one of a kind artwork or accent pieces. Little additions like valence on window treatment or a headboard can do wonders.
6. Finally, have a bedroom warming party and ask closest relatives and friends what cheap bedroom furniture you may still need.
Author: Erin Bentley is an accountant who considers writing for blogs therapeutic. She is knowledgeable in all areas especially home improvement.