Originally posted on April 22, 2022 @ 7:00 am
Last Updated on March 20, 2023 by homedolce
One of the most important rooms in any house is the bedroom. It is where you get ready for the day and return to rest when the day is over. Unfortunately, the bedroom is often neglected during decor. You do not have to break the bank to create a sanctuary where you can return to and unwind after a stressful day. Of course, an entire makeover can be pricey, but sometimes, all you need is a few changes, and you have a glammed-up bedroom.
In this article, discover the best glam on a budget ideas that can help turn your plain bedroom into a glammed paradise.
1. Incorporate luxury fabric
One simple trick for adding glam to a room is using rich-looking fabrics. Velvet and silk, paired with trims, instantly creates a glamorous look. Despite how soft and plush velvet appears, it is pretty durable and remains one of the best fabrics to use if you have pets.
Animal fur is pretty easy to brush off velvet fabric, and velvet cannot be pulled out by claws when used for furniture. However, if you feel purchasing new furniture is above your budget, you can get a few cushions or pillows with trims to give your room a glamorous look.
2. Lucite, Acrylic, And Glass
One simple but effective way to add glam to your bedroom is by adding a clear table. Clear tables and chairs are a sure way to add an element of glamour to any room. The transparent surface of clear chairs and tables creates sparkle without taking up any visual area.
This effect created by clear furniture makes it a great hack for making small bedrooms appear bigger. You can get a clear vase and put a single stem flower in it for a Hollywood glam decor effect. The flower-in-a-clear-glass trick helps to add a pop of color while keeping things glamorous.
3. Invest In Great Lighting
Great lighting is a great way to give your bedroom a glamorous spin. When going for a luxurious vibe, few things are more important than the lighting in your bedroom. If you don’t have the right lighting, the glamorous aesthetic you are going for can easily be lost. A table lamp, chandelier, sconce, or pendant are all great options because they help pull light down into the room.
You can go for light fixtures with rhinestones or crystals so that they help disperse light across your room softly. Avoid too bright overhead lights that cast harsh shadows. Such lighting can make even the most glamorous room appear unflattering.
4. Choose statement curtains
Incorporating statement curtains in your bedroom curtain can help to add some glamour and direct interest to your walls. Curtains are a crucial feature in any bedroom, and it’s easy to make them work as an element of glam. You can hang velvet or silk curtains, having them contrast your wall colors.
Instead of hanging your curtains just above your window, consider hanging them from your ceiling for extra drama. You can get drapes for your bedroom in silk, damask, and velvet fabrics. Take it a step further by getting trims and tassels for your curtain tiebacks to complete the glam effect.
5. Throw Plush Rugs Over Your Floors
Covering your tile floors or wood with plush rugs creates a luxury glam effect in your room. The texture difference between the rich-looking carpet and smooth flooring gives a high-end fancy look to your bedroom. Plush rugs also feel nice and comfy under your feet, allowing you to experience the luxury feel that you have carefully curated in your room. Area rugs are the budget-friendly alternative to full rugs. Throw an attractive oriental rug at the foot of your bed to create a nouveau riche glam effect in your bedroom.
6. Work In Animal Prints
Animal prints are a sure way to elevate the aesthetic of your bedroom. Prints like leopard, zebra, or cheetah add a different pattern to your bedroom, which can help turn up the glam factor in your space. With animal print, a little goes a long way. You don’t need a lot of it to make an impact because it is pretty easy to go overboard with animal print in decor. A few pillows in different prints, beddings, or some wall arts in animal prints are excellent for spicing up your bedroom.
7. Bring In Marble
Marble is a classic, timeless addition to any glamorous bedroom. There are many ways to incorporate marble in the bedroom and house. Most houses have marble countertops in the kitchen or bathroom, but you can get a similar vibe on a smaller scale for less by incorporating marble accessories into your bedroom. You can get a marble trinket tray to display your jewelry or a marble vase and stick some flowers in them.
8. Do Up Your Walls With Mirror Tiles
Mirror tiles will make a dark room appear brighter and twice as big. Pick a section of your bedroom above your bed frame and cover it with mirror tiles to make your room appear more glamorous. Mirrors are great for allowing more natural light to stream in and reflect all over the room. To get a more excellent finish, get aging or antique mirrors and include them in your wall of mirrors. Vintage mirrors create a glamorous, expensive effect, making them appear like they’ve been there for a long time.
9. Spray Paint Old Furniture Gold
Spruce up your old furniture with a bit of gold spray paint. Spray painting old furniture gold instantly gives them a glammed-up effect. If you have old, rusty metal furniture, sand it down and spray it! You can also get a few rocks from your garden and spray them gold for a nice decorative piece on your bedside table or dresser. Moreover, old drawer handles, flowerpots, and figurines look expensive in gold paint; so, repaint them.
10. Get Antique Vases
Antique vases can give your bedroom a glamorous feel. You can choose to have your vases on display while empty or put some flowers in them. Depending on the size of your vase, you can throw in a few stalks of grass and place it in a corner. Antique vases give your room a classy, glammed vibe and make a lovely focal point for your bedroom decor.
11. Display Scented Candles
Scented candles can help transform the atmosphere in your bedroom. Candles are great for relaxing and relieving stress and make a great addition to a cozy, glamorous bedroom. You can throw in candles of different shapes and sizes, multi-color candles, scented candles, and any other type of candles you love. Scented candles are a self-care favorite and can enhance the appearance of your bedroom. They are a great way to create romantic drama in your bedroom and add visual appeal to your bedroom without breaking the bank.
12. Upgrade Your Space With Houseplants
Houseplants are exciting and lovely to behold in bedrooms, and they can add some life to your bedroom decor. Beyond the aesthetics, plants help purify the air, helping you stay healthy while beautifying your bedroom. Get indoor plants and display them in pots around your bedroom for a nice, tropical glam look. If you do not have the time to care for indoor plants, you can also consider getting artificial plants. People can hardly tell the difference, and artificial plants are often less expensive.
13. Get Art Pieces
You can hardly ever make the wrong choice when it comes to art. Depending on your style, personality and taste, go for artwork that complements your bedroom’s aesthetic. You can turn a section of your room into a statement wall where you hang a few art pieces. If you are feeling crafty, you can go ahead to create your own art and display it on the walls. Picture frames are easy to make and arrange on your wall, and you can put up framed pictures of your family and friends or even download images from the internet and display them on your wall.
14. Play With Textures
Combining textures is a great way to give your bedroom a glammed-up look. A monochrome look matched with different textures is a great combo. Ensure that you choose luxurious textures for your beddings and go with a solid-colored rug. You can also work with high contrast neutrals such as brown, blue, and ecru. High contrast neutrals give your room a serene feel. Avoid bold colors and patterns and use tones and textures to create an updated look.
15. Make A Statement With High Curtains
One key feature in many luxury bedrooms is a high ceiling. Hanging your curtains from the ceiling is a great way to give your bedroom a luxurious, elevated look. If you are on a budget, you can double up on panels instead of purchasing new curtains altogether. Doubling up on panels means you get to hang more of them, giving your room a luxury look and making the curtain material appear lusher. Choose a solid color curtain with some texture to make your curtains look even more expensive.
Upgrading your bedroom to a glamorous space is an exciting project to undertake.
The great news is that you don’t have to break the bank to give your bedroom the makeover it deserves. Channel your creative side and try out some DIYs to get you the glamorous effect you desire.