Roundup: 10 DIY Bedroom Projects to Improve Everything From Your Style to Your Sleep!

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It's bedroom month here and we're kicking things off in full Curbly fashion with a roundup of our favorite DIY bedroom projects!  From headboards to lighting, we've got ten ideas to help make your life easier, more stylish, and even more restful.  Ready?  Let's go!   


First up is a big impact, low cost DIY headboard idea.  It's modern, quirky, and fun--and one of our favorite bedroom projects ever.  Check out how to make your own mod dot headboard right here.

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A DIY sliding barn door made from salvaged wood may be just the thing to add a little character to your bedroom!  See how it's done right here.

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One of the most important (and often overlooked) elements of any space is the lighting.  If your bedroom could use a bit of an overhaul in this department, check out this great tutorial for installing recessed lighting.

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What th-?  Yes, those are chairs protruding from the wall.  Known as "dress boys", these handy DIY organizers help keep clothes off the floor and outfits at-the-ready.  Here's how to make your own!

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Before you give old doors the boot, consider turning them into natural fiber headboards instead!  Wrapped in rope, they look stunning and add a stylish nature-inspired element to the room.

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Shabby old dressers have incredible DIY potential!  Chris shows us how to easily customize them with bold patterns--all while keeping things affordable.

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In all this DIY madness, don't forget the little things!  This "bedside bookmark abode" will keep your spot while you sleep and look cute while you read.  Win-win.

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What if you don't even have a bedroom, you ask?  No problem.  Make one out of thin air!  This is easiest the best IKEA hack ever in the history of IKEA hacks.  Check it out right here.

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We love this numbered dresser makeover (with its DIY rope pulls) so much.  Take this idea and run with it!  (Looking for more dresser makeover inspiration? Here are ten MORE makeover ideas!)

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And finally, it doesn't matter how stylish, organized, or evenly lit your bedroom is if you can't get to sleep at night.  Tone down bright clock displays with this simple 25 cent solution!

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harry the walrus on Jan 19, 2014:


Me... Duh!! on Aug 06, 2012:

Wow, these things are pretty neat! Did you think of this be yourself? Cuz if that's the case.... Your pretty creative!!!! xD

lily on Jun 24, 2012:

nah its all bad!

CapreeK on Feb 13, 2012:

Aidel - Truly inspiring, isn't it? Now I just need to make all these cool things I keep seeing! :)

Aidel.K on Feb 13, 2012:

I really enjoyed this roundup; thank you! So many brilliant people out there...

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