If you're keen to make your house a proper home but don't have the cash to splurge on a bedroom renovation, there are many ways you can update this part of the house without spending too much money.
Some methods are easier than others, and perhaps the quickest and cheapest way of creating a new bedroom is to buy some paint and redo your walls yourself. You will find that wall paint is quite cheap to buy and the mood of your bedroom is instantly altered just with a change of colour.
However, the shades you opt for must match your existing bed and other furniture - otherwise you may not be so happy with the end result.
If you're tired of your old floor, you might also want to consider repainting the floorboards as well. Repainting boards instead of replacing them can give you a bright new look immediately without you having to fork out too much money.
Another great way of updating your bedroom is to reupholster any chairs you have in this part of the house. By doing so, you will not have to buy brand new ones and you also avoid the problem of finding somewhere to put the old furniture as well.
Alternatively, you could instantly update your bedroom by investing in an eye-catching quilt - or making a throw yourself using screen printing and old photographs, for example. In this vein, a couple of cushions can be used to hide worn-out furnishings and brighten up your boudoir.
Once you've repainted your bedroom, you might also find bargains at a local car boot sale or auction, such as decorative items and paintings. However, you do need to remember to decide on a theme before you go shopping, as your bedroom may end up looking more hotch-potch than originally intended.
Looking for a more obvious change? A great way to alter the way your bedroom looks is to invest in some new key pieces of furniture. You might want to begin by browsing the sales for discount wardrobes, so you can update your room quickly and at a relatively low cost.
Research will reveal to you just how many different types of wardrobe there actually are, so you should decide on how you want your bedroom to look before you start buying new furniture.
Whether you opt for a four-door wardrobe, one with a sliding door or a product that is completely mirrored, you are sure to find one that suits your needs and requirements, as well as one that fits in with the style of your room.
You could also save money by investing in bedroom furniture sets, which can actually prove to be more cost-effective than buying separate pieces of furniture in some cases.
What's more, you will also be able to remove or add any products as you see fit, depending on the retailer, as well as select bigger wardrobes or beds if you need to, without having to fork out any extra cash.
Similarly, a new bed could be a great way to give your bedroom a facelift. After all, this item of furniture is the star of your room.
You will find beds range in price depending on the style you choose. A memory foam divan set could cost you around £300, while a pocket-sprung bed could set you back £100 less, so you should think about which one you really need.