With spring just around the corner it's a grand time to refresh your bedroom. Furthermore, with many of us stuck indoors, now is the perfect time for a project to keep the mind occupied. In fact, a good old refresh of your bedroom might be just what you need to pull yourself out of the doldrums. What can feel better than going to bed at a night in bedroom that's just been given a new lease of life? What's more it doesn't have to cost the earth either. With a pot of paint, elbow grease and a creative touch it's amazing what you can achieve. Here, at Beds On Legs, we've put together our best tips to help you refresh your bedroom.
Have A Good Clear Out First
Before you embark on your bedroom project it is best to start with a good clear out first. Whilst this is possibly the most tedious stage, it is certainly one of the most important. Indeed, a bedroom full of junk is not an ideal environment if you're trying to create a tranquil space. Indeed, this is the time to really get ruthless with yourself. So if you don't love it, need it or wear it then it's time to say 'au revoir'. If you struggle with this part then have a nosey at the website of Marie Kondo who has lots of clever tips. You can visit here website here.
Get The Paint Out
So now you're feeling all Zen like and super chuffed with your organised self you can start the fun bit. Whether you want to change your colour scheme completely or you just want to clean your old paintwork up, then preparation is key. Indeed, when it comes to painting the prep work is the most important part of the process. This is what will give you the professional finish that is worthy of Instagram likes.
So how do you prepare? Firstly you should give everything a good wipe down. Then grab your sandpaper and filler to get rid of any imperfections in the walls. You should also sand down all your woodwork first. Furthermore, if you're working around your furniture then you should make sure this is fully covered. Once the preparation is completed just grab your weapons and get to work.
Upcycle Your Furniture
A great way to refresh your bedroom is by upcycling your existing furniture. This is a cost effective way to really upgrade your bedroom. Plus you get to feel super proud of your handy work too. Upcycling can be anything from repainting your furniture, to reupholstering your headboard to just adding some novel knobs to your furniture. Whatever you chose to do the only limit is your imagination!
Upgrade Your Soft Furnishings
Without a doubt there is no better way to refresh your bedroom than with new bed covers. Indeed, a new bed set can do wonders for bringing your bedroom up to date. Our top tips is spend as much as you can afford on your bed linen. This because quality bed linen can really add to a feeling of luxury in a bedroom
Next on the list should be other soft furnishings such as window coverings, scatter cushions and throws. This is the part that will really help to tie your whole bedroom together. If you're handy on a sewing machine then you could even try making new cushion covers yourself. Now all that's left to do is stand back, pat yourself on the back and admire all your hard work.