4 Ways to Make a Bedroom Look Luxurious Without the Splurge

The thoughtful details to elevate this room
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If you’re dreaming of a bedroom that exudes luxury, you’re not alone. Many of us want to create an inviting retreat within our homes but simply don’t have the budget to make it happen. Fortunately, there are ways to achieve a more opulent ambiance without a big investment. In fact, we’d go as far as to say that luxury isn’t defined by the price tag but by the thoughtful details that adorn your space. With a few strategic choices, you can transform your bedroom into a place where luxury and comfort intertwine seamlessly. Here are four ideas to make your bedroom look luxurious without the splurge.

1.  Wallpaper

Wallpaper is an instant game-changer. It’s like magic for your walls, instantly transforming the ambiance of your bedroom. Embrace the ease of luxury peel-and-stick varieties for a hassle-free upgrade on an accessible budget. Opt for patterns that channel the lavishness of expensive materials, such as faux grasscloth or faux silk. Choose warm, neutral tones to envelop your space in understated luxury. Whether you go for a feature wall or cover all of your walls, the hue and textured look will elevate your bedroom to new heights.

2. A Crystal-Look Lamp

Lighting is the unsung hero of bedroom design, dictating the mood and ambience of your space. Don’t rely solely on overhead lights in the bedroom and embrace the allure of soft, layered lighting. Bedside table or floor lamps are essential for creating a cozy atmosphere. And for a truly luxurious look in the bedroom, opt for a crystal-like lamp base. It will infuse your room with a hint of glamour and sparkle, perfect for unwinding after a long day.

Ways to make a bedroom look more luxurious
GlucksteinElements Carmen table lamp, Faux Grasscloth peel-and-stick wallpaper; GlucksteinHome Nomad bed and night table, Juliette bedding

3. Elevated Door Hardware

While often overlooked, door hardware can be the subtle detail that elevates your bedroom. Upgrade to door handles with flair, opting for a design that’s as stylish as it is functional. A stepped detail, for example, adds a sense of texture and refinement to your doors. And be sure to choose a finish that complements the aesthetic of the room itself. Polished nickel lends an elegance to a classically styled bedroom, while matte black is striking in a contemporary space.

GlucksteinElements Hazelton door hardware
GlucksteinElements Hazelton door hardware

4. Fireside Comfort

For the ultimate indulgence, consider adding a fireplace to your bedroom. Whether it’s a gas or electric model, a fireplace is an inviting feature that anchors the room with a welcoming focal point. After all, there’s nothing more luxurious than curling up in the bedroom by the fire with a good book on a cool evening or rainy afternoon. Alternatively, a faux mantel or decorative non-working fireplace adds instant warmth and charm to a bedroom. 

Ways to make a bedroom look luxurious
GlucksteinElements Faux Grasscloth peel-and-stick wallpaper; GlucksteinHome Pearce chair, Carlyle chair, Nomad bed, Juliette bedding

Photography by Stacey Brandford