We’ve all heard of spring cleaning, but what about fall redecorating? Probably not, since I’m pretty sure I just made it up. But, even though it’s not a real thing, it really should be. Fall is the perfect time to redecorate and re-style your room, because with the new season comes change and change is GOOD! You don’t want to be stuck with your same old boring room when the winter months come and you are stuck inside on a snowy day, watching Netflix in bed for 12 hours. The least you can do is keep your room looking cute and cozy! Giving your bedroom a make over doesn’t have to be super pricey, and this post is
Now, obviously there are a ton of ways you can change up your room: you can rearrange your furniture, or hang some pictures on the wall. You might think there’s only so much you can do for free, but the truth is, a few small changes are sometimes all you need to make your room look updated and fun. Luckily, there are some easy and cheap ways to give your room a little face lift, without spending hundreds. You’ll be surprised to learn just how different your room can look after one or two tiny changes. Here are some super easy ways to give your room a much-needed make over, for super cheap! In fact, all of these easy updates are under $20, so it’s really easy on your wallet. So, really, you have no excuse to not switch up your bed room a little bit.
Hang Fairy LightsAn easy way to get your room to look cozy and new is to add adorable fairy lights. Wrap them around your bed frame or your window for a perfect fall spooky-yet-cute vibe. They come in awesome different colors so you can change the mood of your room as often as you’d like. The best part is that most craft stores have them for under $20, which is a lot less than places like Urban Outfitters. You can find these lights at Michael's Craft Stores for $9.99!
Use Some Washi TapeHave you ever wanted wallpaper but can’t decide what design to choose because you change your mind about everything every 20 seconds? Don’t worry, me too. A good solution to that is to get some washi tape to put on your door or or around your room . It will give you an instant update for under five bucks. You can get this cute floral washi tape from Wishy Washi for $3.00.
Add A Cute RugRugs have a way of pulling together a room and making an instant change. It can make your room look super cozy, or add an awesome pop of color, depending on the look and feel you want. Rugs do get a little pricey, so it’s best to get a smaller one, like this $10.99 rug from Wayfair, or even make your own awesome DIY pom pom rug!
Switch Up Your BlanketsYou know what a throw blanket is, right? Well, I didn’t until just now. I mean, I know what it is, I just didn’t know the name for it. Basically, if you add a different throw blanket to your bed, it can really change up the look of your room for cheap! Plus, as the colder months creep in, it's important to stay cozy and warm in bed. You can get this over-sized throw blanket for $15.99 from Target.
Paint Your Walls With Chalkboard PaintIt can be a hassle (and expensive) to get your whole room painted. But, you can still make a big change: add a small swatch of chalkboard paint to your wall in order to update your wall from boring to a display of your chalkboard drawing talents. It's much cuter than a dry-erase board, plus you can get chalk in all different colors. But, be sure to ask your parents before just throwing some paint on your walls, okay? You can get a can of Flat Black Chalkboard Paint from Home Depot for $9.97.
Add A Wall DecalIf you aren’t as creative as some of the washi tape artists out there, another alternative to wall art is to get some cool wall decals. They will totally transform your room. You can get all different types, like nature-y ones or these cute little metallic dots, sold on Etsy for only $4.75.
Add Plants EVERYWHEREClearly, we are very pro-plant here at Gurl. That's because there are so many ways to customize your own planters and vases so that you can have a super unique piece for your room, without spending a lot of your hard-earned money! Plants add so much life to your room, they are a super easy and cheap way to update your room ASAP. Plus, you can get an awesome hanger planter, like this one from Urban Outfitters for $16, that will make your room like super chic.
Get Some Cozy PillowsBelieve it or not, adding some cute decorative pillows can really update your room in a way you wouldn’t have expected. You can buy some inexpensive pillows, like this adorable heart pillow for $15.99 from Pier 1, or even make your own cute ones for even less!
Hang A TapestryIf want to transform your entire wall, pin up a cute tapestry with a cool design to get your room looking awesome in less than can minute. You can even make your own tapestry by tye-dying a plain sheet and hanging it up for an awesome design. If you're super lazy, you an just buy one of these tapestries from Royal Furnish for $15.99.
Are you going to try any of these cheap updates? Tell us in the comments!