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How Much Does it Cost to Furnish a Bedroom?

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If you’re in the process of furnishing or updating your bedroom then you’re likely wondering what you should expect to spend.  Generally speaking, you’re going to want to budget anywhere between $3,000 and $10,000 to fully furnish a bedroom. There are different elements you’ll want to add to your bedroom such as a comfortable mattress, nightstands, dressers, and maybe even a bookcase. Then there are other additions you may want to make such as a cozy area rug or a relaxing reading nook. Size and quality decisions are a factor on nearly every item you may select. Though, on average, the pricier items you’ll need to budget for are things such as a dresser and a mattress.

Coming Up With A Budget

You’re going to want to decide which pieces you want to invest the most of your money in and areas where you may be able to choose more budget-friendly options. Investing in simpler designs is one way to cut costs and save money. However, remind yourself that investing in good quality furniture will last you for years to come.

Of all the items you will choose, your mattress selection is arguably the most important and where you should prioritize your budget. This is the item that will determine your quality of sleep and have the most direct impact on your wellbeing. Many mattress manufacturers offer extended warranties and free trial periods to help you rest assured that the investment you make here will lead to the best option for you.

Once you have the necessities in place, you can focus on decorative and accentuating pieces. If you have hard flooring then you may want to invest in a colorful area rug that can add texture and warmth to the space, for example. You may also want to set up a reading nook and spend your money on a reading chair that you can sit and relax in.

More Items to Consider

There are also additional items that you’ll want to consider adding to your bedroom space to make it more complete. For example, you will want to have proper lighting in your bedroom.

You will also want to think about budgeting for comfortable and attractive bedding. Quality options usually range from $100 – $300 on the lower end. It’s an important element of the overall design of your bedroom, and along with your mattress contributes to your quality of sleep, so you want to make sure you choose bedding wisely.

Rugs are also items you’ll want to make sure you put in your budget. It’s a chance to add some warmth under your feet and can be used to draw more color into your bedroom. You can find a nice area rug measuring 8×10 feet for as little as $250.

When decorating your bedroom, you may also want to consider items such as plants and artwork that help to set the mood and even offer added benefits. These items can be a lot more variable in their pricing and ultimately come down to your overall budget and how much is left over once the essentials are in place.

How to Choose A Mattress  

One of the most important elements of any bedroom is the mattress. You want to make sure that you’re able to get a good night’s sleep and stay comfortable. You’ll want to take into consideration your body type, sleep position, and personal preferences when choosing a mattress. It will be helpful to go to a showroom and lay down on different options so you can see what suits you the best.

Cost is another factor that will influence what mattress you choose. A high-quality, queen size hybrid mattress can be purchased for less than $800 from a factory-direct manufacturer.


Other Considerations

The bedroom space is an important part of any home. It’s where you retreat to in the evening hours to get a good night’s sleep. Therefore, you’re going to want to invest time and money in making it complete and comfortable. If you take good care of your bedroom furniture it can last you for years to come. What’s most essential is that you can create a comfortable space that puts you at ease.

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