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While we definitely appreciate the joy that comes with finally hitting “add to cart” on that one decor item you’ve been stalking online for ages, there’s something to be said about the sense of accomplishment that comes with creating said decor item on your own. Luckily, thanks to the prevalence of DIY bloggers and inventive projects on the internet, there’s no shortage of fun projects to try at home. In need of a bedroom refresh? Here, some of our favorite bedroom DIYs that design newbies and experienced creators alike are sure to love.

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How pretty are these gradient vases? Display your spring blooms in style with these multicolored pieces; Keep one on display alone as a minimalist statement or group a bunch of colors together on an empty bookcase or wall shelf.

Get the how-to on A Kailo Chic Life.

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This super easy project basically only requires some pom poms and felt glue, but makes a big difference in your bedding when it comes to texture. If you’re a lover of neutrals, the way to add interest to your bed and keep it from being too one-note is by playing around with materials for a layered look. Add one (or two!) of these throw pillows mixed in with solid-colored ones and elevate your bedding in no time.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect.

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Instead of DIY-ing vases and planters, take it a step further and DIY the plants themselves. If you can’t keep a plant to save your life—or the life of the plant—fake plants are the best option, but they can often seem a little too unrealistic or lackluster. Spruce them up with this fun project.

Get the how-to on The House That Lars Built.

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Everyone knows the secret to dressing up boring floors or hiding unsightly ones is via a statement rug—however, good quality or

vintage rugs

generally run a little pricey. If you’re in search of a big, cozy rug that won’t break the bank, try making one out of carpet samples. They’re usually free or pretty cheap at a hardware store, and you can mix and match prints and colors to create something that feels totally personalized.

Get the how-to on Paper & Stitch.

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If you’re okay with a slightly more labor-intensive DIY, this one’s for you. It requires a lot of manual labor as well as a real tree stump, but once it’s done you’re left with a rustic-looking side table that’ll bring in a natural element to your bedroom.

Get the how-to on A Pair & A Spare.

We’re all for adding a pop of color to the bedroom, and this DIY is just the thing. This chic wall piece involves a cluster of vibrant pom poms affixed to a wooden slate, resulting in a textured accent piece that would look perfect above the bed.

Get the how-to on Sugar and Cloth.

Justina Blakeney can do no wrong! She transformed a vintage cubby into a bright, pink vertical planter, and we’re swooning of the details.
Get the how-to on The Jungalow.
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We can’t get enough of these rooted plants, stored in the most inspired vintage vessels.

Get the scoop on SFGirlByBay.

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A minimal yet versatile piece, perfect for storing pillows and throws.

Get the how-to on The Proper Blog.

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This mid-century modern piece can double as storage as well as a chic nightstand alternative.

Get the how-to on Fall for DIY.

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A playfully personalized accent that’ll light up your space.

Get the how-to on I Spy Diy.

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A cheerfully vibrant accent piece for your favorite little plant.

Get the how-to on I Spy DIY.


A modern accent for the vanity, that’s pure sophistication.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect.

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A fearless color block in the most vibrant scheme will instantly transform the tiniest of spaces.

Get the how-to on I Spy DIY.


A neon-color block lends a vibrant touch to this versatile decor staple.

Get the how-to on The Casual Craftlete.

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A clever storage solution that utilizes vertical space in lieu of valuable floor square footage.

Get the how-to on Design*sponge.

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We can’t get enough of these stunning wall pieces, perfect for storing jewelry and accessories.

Get the how-to on Lovely Indeed.

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This gridded wall storage is an effortlessly chic way to display all your desktop essentials.

Get the how-to on She Knows.


File this one under the most stylish coat stand. Ever.

Get the how-to on The Design Confidential.

All eyes on this stunning statement wall featuring the most inspired shades of a soothing hue.

Get the how-to on Vintage Revivals.

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This gold-foil calendar is an effortlessly chic and compact accent for the modern desktop.

Get the how-to on Anna Bode.

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Every bedroom deserves a natural touch or a leafy green, and these serving bowl-turned-planters make the perfect vessels for them.

Get the how-to on A Beautiful Mess.


Stylish throw pillows call for  no-sew tassels with this simple DIY!

Get the how-to here.

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A chic yet minimal approach to displaying your favorite prints.

Get the how-to on Design*Sponge.

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Add a playful touch to an ordinary basket with this simple DIY!

Get the how-to on Honestly WTF.

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Elevate basic wall art with a subtle hint of metallic shine.

Get the how-to on Sugar & Cloth.

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A stylish storage solution for towels, throws, and more!

Get the how-to on Brittany Makes.


For the media center or living room console in need of a serious upgrade, a graphic color block in a monochrome palette is the way to go.

Get the how-to here.


No headboard? No problem! Dress your bed up with this fragrant bunch.

Get the how-to on Stories.


No room is complete without a curated bookshelf, and these geometric pieces are just the thing.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect.


When your entryway doubles as your bedroom (shoebox city-dwellers we’re looking at you) a minimal yet functional coat rack is key.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect.

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Whether it’s purely for a decorative purpose or for something a bit more functional, every bedroom deserves this vibrant color block wooden ladder.

Get the how-to on I Spy DIY.


A basket-turned shelf with a cheery pop of color.

Get the how-to on A Pair and a Spare.


A little paint is all you need to upgrade this mod,

ikea nightstand

Get the how-to here.


Lacking closet space? Not to worry, this closet-planter duo is just what you need.

Get the how-to on Coco Lapine Design.

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Skip the clunky office chair for this stylish mudcloth print chair instead.

Get the how-to on I Spy DIY.

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A storage solution that’s chic, functional, and the statement piece your walls were missing.

Get the how-to on I Spy DIY.

This story was originally published on December 2015. It has been updated with new information.

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