Tuesday 19 April 2016

Quick and Simple Ways To Update Your Bedroom On A Budget!

As a mum, it’s difficult to claim anywhere in your home as your own. Toys can just take over every single room. If you have good intentions or not, things can get a little out of hand. But it’s important to have a place of sanctuary. Somewhere you can relax and be you and not just mum. I find that your bedroom can be just the very place. It has no reason to be bombarded with things for the kids. If there are things that need to be there, they can easily be tidied away. However, not all of us have the chance to splash the cash on all sorts of things. So I thought I would share with you my ideas to update your bedroom on a budget. Allowing you to turn it into a little place for yourself.

Declutter and Think About Storage
First things first take a long hard look at your bedroom. Chances are there are many items in there that don't need to be. This is the perfect opportunity to declutter your bedroom space. A chance to throw out unwanted things. You could even extend the decluttering phase to your cupboards and wardrobe and start as you mean to go on. This doesn’t cost you anything. But can make such a huge difference to your bedroom. If it is untidy, it can’t be a place that you can relax and unwind in.

Once the decluttering has commenced it is time to think about storage solutions. Use any space you have and organise it to make it more usable. If you need to purchase some additional storage, then you could head to some of the pound shops where boxes are available in abundance.

Invest Only Where You Need To
If you are updating your bedroom, then you may need to replace some of your existing furniture. For one reason or another. But only invest in key pieces that are essential. The most expensive purchase in a bedroom can be the bed itself. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn't spend money on this item. You sleep in it every night at the end of the day. Sometimes just updating your mattress can make a huge difference to your night's sleep. Checking out the mattress sizing guides is essential before spending any money. For any other furniture, you could hunt out a bargain at a charity shop. Funky and unique pieces of furniture are donated all the time. You could find something that may just need a little TLC.

Think About a Theme
Perhaps you are not very imaginative. But this shouldn't stop you when thinking of a theme. Even if it is just a colour scheme to stick to. Some colours are known to help you sleep at night while others can offer a calming influence. Paint doesn’t have to cost a lot but can make a massive difference to your bedroom. It can make it feel fresh and clean with little effort.

Add Nice Soft Furnishings and Be Thrifty
Finally, add a few nice soft furnishings to your room to make it feel cosy and inviting. If you are crafty, then you could put this to good use by making some personal items. Or again head out to the shops. There are plenty of sales on at the moment providing lots of home bargains. I Hope this will help you update your bedroom on a budget.

Jada x


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