Simple Master Bedroom Updates

This weekend I was on a mission to make some simple changes to my master bedroom before we really start diving in on the kids rooms to prepare for baby girl.  Our master bedroom is always the last room in the house to get love, but I really wanted it decorated before the baby comes.  Because of all the other updates that we are doing to the house, I was determined to make the room happen on a budget and with minimal effort, and I LOVE how it turned out.  Check out the tips below for ways to make simple master bedroom updates in one weekend!!

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Simple Master Bedroom Updates Tip 1: Update your Bedding

This is probably the most obvious choice, but doesn’t have to be super expensive.  For this update, I decided to get a comforter set, throw pillow, and blanket (all three items are sponsored!) for the end of the bed.  I love keeping my bedding neutral so I can add new pops when it comes to accents from time to time, but it was time for a new comforter set this time around, and the throw blanket at the end is perfectly neutral, yet warms up the entire space.

My biggest tips for bedding are: go natural on the expensive items, and mix textures.  Both of these simple master bedroom updates will keep things able to be updated from time to time without huge expense.  I love shopping at Joss and Main for my bedding and throw pillows (amongst so many other things – check out all these kitchen favorites from Joss and main, and this cute hutch in my dining room from there).  They offer such high quality items, that are unique but on a great budget.

A modern neutral master bedroom with grey rug and white bedding

Neutral master bedroom bedding

Striped blanket at the end of the bed

Tip 2: Add Greens

Greenery is the easiest way to decorate and know it will always “go” with the space.  I love adding real or fake greenery all over my house.  This time around I went with some great fake greens, because I know with a new baby coming and three other kids, I will never remember to water a real plant.  There is a great selection at so many stores right now, so its an easy to find update as well! (my personal favorite for super inexpensive greenery is IKEA)

Dresser Decor with picture frames and plant

Rattan Tray with Ikea plant and vase

Wood side table with small plant on it

Tip 3: Small Touches Make a big Impact

One thing I think people think is that it takes big changes to make a big impact, but the truth is that sometimes the smallest changes make the biggest impacts.  For us those changes included changing out the drawer knobs on all of our dressers and nightstands.  Our furniture is very coastal for my current style, but for the time being I don’t want to invest in new, so simply changing out the original wood knobs that were on the dresser in the same finish as the dresser its self, for a modern metal version made a huge impact!

Another change we made that was at minimal cost was hanging out tv.  Instead of having the TV sit on the dresser, Sam mounted it and it made that side of the room look so much more put together.  I know decorating over a dresser with a TV isn’t necessarily the best look, but hanging it makes it look more put together than sitting on the dresser.

Tip 4: Shop Your House

I had to buy a few small accents, but I also was able to shop my house for so many of the fun accents in the room.  It’s so easy to move things around your house to make your house feel like home.  I had one of the wicker trays that are hanging by the chair, so I decided to buy two more to match and hang on the wall.  It turned out great, and it made such a fun change for such a good price.

We also decided to take the lamp from Jacks bedroom.  He will be moving in with Walker soon, so I know it won’t work in that room, so it was a fun way to change up our nightstands and not spend any money.  I wasn’t able to find the same one for my nightstand, so instead I went with a totally different style for my nightstand and I LOVE it.

hanging wicker trays over plant

bright white master bedroom

hanging wicker trays over side tray

hanging wicker trays for over plant

Hanging wicker trays on wall

Overall, I love how these simple master bedroom updates made our room look more complete, and I feel like I can check that off the list before our sweet girl arrives.  I didn’t spend a fortune, but I made it a fun oasis for Sam and I to dip away to when we need to be away from the kids, and I made it a fun place to be during those long nights!

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