Transform Your Bedroom: DIY Decor Ideas to Create a Cozy Oasis
Are you tired of your boring bedroom decor? Looking to add some charm and character to your space? Well, look no further! In this article, we have rounded up the most creative and stylish bedroom DIY decor ideas that will transform your room into a cozy and inviting haven. From rustic wall art to whimsical bed canopies, there is something for everyone. Get ready to unleash your inner decorator and create a bedroom that is both beautiful and uniquely you. Whether you want to add a wood accent wall or hang a driftwood jewelry hanger, these DIY projects will take your bedroom from blah to breathtaking. So grab your tools and let's get started on your bedroom DIY decor journey!
Create a wood accent wall.
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Rustic Wall Art
Add a touch of rustic charm to your bedroom with wooden and metal wall decor. Achieve a distressed look by layering stains on the wood and personalize the piece by adding metal letters with an uplifting phrase.
DIY Duvet Cover Confetti-Style
Create a playful and colorful duvet cover for your bedroom with this easy DIY project. This simple bedding idea is perfect for adding a touch of creativity to your room, whether it's a master bedroom or a guest room.
Infuse Some Whimsy With a DIY Bed Canopy
Create a romantic and feminine atmosphere in your bedroom with a bed canopy. While there are many affordable options available, you can achieve a custom look by using sheer curtains and handmade copper rods on the corners.
Make a Swing Arm Wall Sconce
Shabby Chic Rag Garlands
DIY Easy Rope Shelf
Shopping Bag Supplies Holder
Driftwood Jewelry Hanger
DIY Concrete Planter
Anthropologie Inspired Giraffe Trinket Dish
Hula Hoop Woven Rug
DIY Corbel Sconce Light For $25
DIY Leaf Art
DIY Graphic Door
DIY Copper Edged Mirror
Pottery Barn Inspired Lampshade
Make Modern Geometric Mobiles
DIY Utility Bucket Ottoman
DIY Copper Pipe Marble Plant Stand
DIY Yarn Tassel Duvet Blanket
DIY IKEA Hack Side Table
Painted Crate Hairpin Side Table
Vintage Drawer Decor
Ottoman From An Old Electrical Spool
French Armoire Makeover
DIY Closet Door Update
DIY Love Sign
Make a Woven Headboard
DIY Shutters Clipboard
DIY Octopus Art
DIY Very Girly Beauty Station
Beachy Boho Bedroom
DIY Glass Terrariums
Hanging Air Plants
DIY Bed Canopy Curtains
DIY Honeycomb Wall
DIY Raw Crytal Necklace Display
Easy DIY Shiplap Wall
Beautiful Upholstered Headboard and Nailhead Trim
Ombre Dresser Makeover
DIY Large Scale Stenciled Art
Polka Dot Wallpaper
DIY Rope Rainbow Wall Hanging
DIY Pom Pom Basket
DIY Lace Candles
Super Simple Barn Door
Fairy Light Jar
Wallpaper Your Closet Doors
Fairy Light Wall
DIY Flower Wall Hanging
DIY Simple Boho Hanging Planter
Make a Shabby Wood Trough Box
DIY Confetti Tray
Visit the delineateyourdwelling website to learn how to create a stylish and colorful confetti tray for your home.
Easy No Sew Drop Cloth Bed Skirt
Check out the thetatteredpew website for a simple tutorial on creating an easy no sew drop cloth bed skirt.
DIY Tapestry Headboard
Learn how to make a beautiful DIY tapestry headboard by visiting the mrkate website.
DIY Hula Hoop Dream Catcher
Create a unique dream catcher using a hula hoop by following the tutorial on the cassiebustamante website.
Pressed Flowers and Plants
Enhance your home decor by framing pressed flowers and plants. Visit the shutterfly website for more information.
This quick DIY bedroom idea is a good fit for teen and adult rooms alike. Dry a beautiful floral arrangement and flatten it out. For an added bonus, mix textures and combine printables, along with custom wall art pieces side by side. If you’re creating an accent wall with faux brick, consider framing minimal art to complete the look.
Eucalyptus Draped Above the Bed
Add a touch of femininity and relaxation to your space by draping eucalyptus above your bed. Whether you use fresh greenery or dried/fake herbs, this simple decor idea is sure to create a cozy atmosphere in your bedroom.
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Pillows Printed With Lyrics
Add a fun and trendy element to your bedroom decor by making pillows printed with lyrics. This project is inexpensive and allows you to easily change out the lyrics or sayings whenever you want. Pair the pillows with white bedding and other minimal design elements for a complete and cohesive look.
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Cozy Pom Pom Pillow
Add a pop of color and creativity to your bedroom by making a cozy pom pom pillow. This fun and easy DIY project is perfect for adding a touch of boho style to your space. Visit the akailochiclife website for step-by-step instructions.
When it comes to creative DIY room ideas, I love things that add color. This pom pom pillow certainly does that, and it is fun to make, too. Throw one on a solid colored or even white chair to add a pop of color and creativity to the bedroom. Fun DIY bedroom decor should start with pom poms and pillows, why not have both when you make this pillow for a chair or bed. DIY pillows are an easy way to update room decor when you don’t want to or can’t afford to redo everything. I love switching up my pillows based on season, mood or holiday. This one just makes me happy, so I keep it around all the time. A cute idea when you are looking for DIY room decor for teen girls, modern decor and things to go with your boho style furnishings.
Jute Twinkle Light Shade
Add some creative lighting to your bedroom with this DIY jute twinkle light shade. All you need are some string lights and rope to create this inexpensive and unique lighting fixture. Visit the ellaclaireinspired website for a step-by-step tutorial.
Add some creative DIY lighting to your bedroom with this project. All you need are some string lights and rope to decorate your bedroom with inexpensive lighting like this. Learn how to make your own with the easy to follow step by step tutorial. DIY bedroom decor need not cost a fortune and this crafty project proves it. I love most all DIY ideas with string lights, but right now this is my favorite DIY lighting idea for bedroom.
DIY Room Decor Ideas
DIY Bedside Bench
Add a colorful DIY bedside bench to your bedroom to make it more interesting. This project is easy to make and adds a pop of color to your room. Visit the abeautifulmess website for step-by-step instructions.
Turn a boring bedroom into something a little more interesting when you add a colorful DIY bench to the foot of the bed. Even if you love the look of all white decor and bedding, this bench is sure to add a much needed pop of color to your room. This DIY bedroom decor idea comes with step by step instructions, so what you see is what you get.
DIY Marquee Letters From Cardboard
Learn how to create your own marquee letters from cardboard by visiting the greylikesnesting website.
Handmade Yarn Shag Rugs
Add a cozy touch to your bedroom with a handmade yarn shag rug. Visit the ehow website for more information on creating your own.
DIY rugs can be a fun and statement-making addition to any room, especially the bedroom. Fuzzy, inviting shag rugs like this one are great for stepping onto when you get out of bed. This versatile handmade rug can suit anyone’s bedroom decor designs, making it perfect for dorm room decor, teen rooms, or even adult bedrooms.
DIY Geometric Wall Decor
Add an instant creative statement to your bedroom by incorporating DIY geometric wall decor. This modern and stylish decor idea can be placed over the bed or in a corner reading nook. Visit the ruffledblog website for more information.
To add an instant creative statement to your bedroom, add color and art to the walls. This DIY wall art idea would look great over the bed or in a corner reading nook, especially in a more creative or modern decor project. It's also a cool teen craft idea or DIY dorm room decor idea.
Chevron Reclaimed Wood Bed
Learn how to make a chevron reclaimed wood bed by visiting the jenwoodhouse website. This rustic farmhouse style bed is sure to add a touch of charm to your bedroom.
Learn how to make a bed frame from upcycled wood and proudly display this gorgeous chevron wood queen bed in your soon-to-be farmhouse style room. Add some colorful blankets and a handmade quilt for rustic style luxury. DIY bed frames are not nearly as tricky or time-consuming as you might think. Not simple, but not impossible.
DIY Bedroom Ideas
Gem Stone Mirror
Add a touch of glamour to your bedroom with a DIY gem stone mirror. This easy and inexpensive project will make your room look more luxurious. Visit the designlovefest website for more information on creating your own.
If your bedroom is on the smaller side, adding an accent mirror is a fun way to bring a little more light into the space. This gem stone mirror is glitzy and looks much more expensive than it is when you make it yourself.
DIY Chic Hoops
Create chic hoops for your bedroom decor by following the tutorial on the littleinspiration website.
DIY Dorm Decor Ideas
Add a stylish sunburst mirror to your bedroom to bring more light into the space. This DIY project looks glamorous and expensive, but can be made at a fraction of the cost. Visit The Spruce website for a tutorial on creating your own sunburst mirror.
Every Home is a Castle
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Roman Numeral Clock
Create a rustic DIY Roman numeral clock for your bedroom by following the tutorial on the handmade-haven website.
DIY clocks are a creative and unique addition to any room, and this rustic style farmhouse clock DIY is no exception.
Add extra seating in your bedroom by creating a stylish DIY pouf. This versatile and comfortable piece can be customized to suit your room's decor. Visit the kristimurphy website for step-by-step instructions.
Add a DIY pouf to your bedroom to add extra seating and a touch of style. This project is perfect for adults or any teen girl or boy room. It's a great way to update room decor without breaking the bank. A DIY pouf is also versatile and can be used in various other rooms in your home.
IKEA Hack Hygge Bench
Transform a plain bench into a cozy and stylish piece of furniture by following this IKEA hack tutorial. Visit the brit.co website for step-by-step instructions.
IKEA hacks are a great way to add style and functionality to your bedroom without spending a fortune. This hygge bench DIY project is simple and budget-friendly. Transform a basic bench into a cozy and chic piece of furniture in just a few steps.
Key to my Heart Rustic Wood Sign
DIY Herringbone Mirror
Ruffled Duvet Cover
Duvet covers are a staple that add a touch of luxury to a bedroom. Luckily, duvets are relatively easy to make on your own, using flat sheets. Remember, you don't need high thread count sheets for this project since most of your skin won't be touching the duvet directly when you sleep.
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DIY West Elm Morocco Headboard
Chunky Arm Knit Blanket
These chunky throw blankets are all over Pinterest, and unfortunately, they aren't cheap to buy. Get the look for less by learning how to knit your own using a pattern.
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Bedside Table Transformed With Marble Contact Paper
This bedroom project is perfect if you want a chic and sophisticated space to lay your head. Marble contact paper is one of the hottest craft items when trying to make things look more high-end than they usually are. Without touching the end table, it would be almost impossible to tell that the top isn't marble.
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Breakfast Tray With Vinyl Lettering
This bedroom decor idea doesn't take itself too seriously and nor should you. If the saying on the tray isn't your thing, opt for something else that will inspire you when first eating breakfast in bed, like "Good morning beautiful" or "Rise and Shine."
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Bolster Pillow Dyed With Indigo Ink
One of the easiest ways to make an inexpensive pillow case look like something out of a high-end boutique is to dye it with indigo ink. This pattern looks great with other bohemian-style decor and accents, like the faux fur accent pillow you see here.
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Farmhouse Character With Lace Curtains
Lace and wood beams are iconic design elements in farmhouse style homes, but who thought to put both of them together? This brilliant idea transforms a wooden beam into a curtain rod and acts almost like a bed canopy that extends across the length of the bedroom. Another alternative to this project is to hang a curtain rod above the bed and drape lace curtains down the wall to act as a headboard.
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Painted Vintage End Table
If you want to update thrift store furniture finds, the easiest way to do that is with paint. To make your bedroom a bright and cheery space, don't be afraid to add bright pops of color like peach or teal.
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Antique Mirror Made From Paint and Muriatic Acid
Antique mirrors are full of character, but they're often expensive and hard to find. Customize exactly how you want your accent mirror to look with this project that transforms a cheap mirror using paint and muriatic acid.
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Bench for the End of the Bed
If you have enough space, consider making a bench for the end of your bed. The traditional look of this bench adds a touch of sophistication to an otherwise bare space. The bench will also make getting your socks on in the morning that much easier.
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An effective way to fill the space above your headboard is by hanging three frames of the same size. This decor idea does just that by creating art using pressed leaves.
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Light and Airy Headboard Wall Hanging
If you're lacking a headboard and don't have a ton of money to buy one, try this simple bohemian project using driftwood and paper. Just be careful to hang the piece well above your pillows, so you don't crumple the origami while you sleep.
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New Bed Made From Old Wood
One of the biggest (and most expensive) changes you can make in the bedroom is changing out the bed. If your carpentry skills are up to par, check out this bed tutorial using reclaimed wood. Just be sure all the wood is well cleaned and sealed before you use it in a bed project.
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A sconce on either side of the bed is one of the more functional decor additions you can make to a master bedroom. If farmhouse style is your ideal design aesthetic, this sconce couldn't be easier or quicker to make. You'll also save tons of money in the process.
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Stenciled "Inlays" for a Dresser
This eclectic dresser is an impressive statement piece for any bedroom and is very reminiscent of expensive bone inlay dressers that cost over $1,000 at Anthropologie. Believe it or not, this DIY project is one that any person can accomplish with stencils, the right type of paint, and a little bit of patience.
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Transform an Ikea Mirror
There are so many Ikea hacks that work with this Mongstad Mirror, but this one is impressive because it completely transforms the look from something very modern to something very vintage.
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Luxurious Bed Tray
Working from bed never felt so luxurious with this bed tray or laptop stand. Design Tip: Marble projects like this look great paired with brushed gold accents and pastel-colored florals.
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Lavender Sleep Spray
To update the feel of your bedroom, don't underestimate the power of smell. Sleep sprays are incredibly relaxing, especially ones using lavender. But they can get expensive, and some might even contain harmful ingredients. Know what you're spraying on your pillows by making your own.
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DIY Paper Fern Mobile
Headboard Made With Repurposed Doors
There are many different headboard projects out there, but this one is incredibly easy once you find the right doors for the job. Instead of bifold doors standing vertically, you can also position one antique door sideways against two pieces of lumber to create a headboard.
Add sconces to your headboard.
Enhance your headboard by installing sconces, making it the center of attention and freeing up bedside space. Opt for white fixtures to create a balanced look with wooden furniture.
Senior Home Editor
Monique Valeris is the senior home editor for Good Housekeeping, overseeing the brand's coverage on home decorating in print and digital. Previously, she served as the digital editor at Elle Decor. In her current role, she explores design trends, home tours, and lifestyle product recommendations. She also writes a monthly column called "What's in My Cart."
Associate Lifestyle Editor
Alyssa Gautieri (she/her) is the associate lifestyle editor at Good Housekeeping, specializing in home and interior design. Prior to joining GH in 2022, she wrote for publications such as ELLE Decor, Chairish, BobVila.com, Unique Homes Magazine, and LODGING Magazine. She has also worked on product copy for home brands like BrylaneHome and VIGO Industries.
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For a more modern look, consider hanging planter boxes on the wall. Choose square pots and paint them in fun colors. Then, securely attach them to the wall at various angles. Remember to fill the pots last to avoid any mess.
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From transforming old wood into a beautiful new bed to creating a whimsical DIY bed canopy, there are endless possibilities for elevating your bedroom decor with some DIY projects. Whether you're into rustic charm or modern elegance, there's something for everyone. Add a wood accent wall or a stylish copper-edged mirror to create a focal point in the room. Hang homemade art pieces like a woven headboard or a pressed flower arrangement above the bed for a touch of nature's beauty. With these unique and budget-friendly ideas, you can turn your bedroom into a personalized sanctuary that reflects your style and creativity. So grab your tools and get ready to unleash your inner DIY enthusiast!
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