We’ve previously hunted out cheap but expensive-looking accessories for your bathroom, kitchen, and living room, and now we turn our attention to the bedroom. Maybe you’re a renter adding a personal touch (which won’t affect your deposit), or perhaps your space warrants a little sprucing after its year-long shift as a home office. Either way, we’ve hunted down the best accessories for the job. We cross-referenced our previously reported stories on bedroom décor and snooped around for tasteful pieces (that don’t cost a small fortune). Whether you’re looking for a handwoven throw for your bed or a plush velvet chair for your dressing table, we’re confident you’ll find something you want to add to your shopping cart.
Let’s finish off that bed with some textured cushion covers — we’re into corduroy.
You could purchase a couple of these and use them as bedside tables in an industrial-style bedroom.
A less flammable option.
We like the atomic feel of this lamp.
An all-important bedroom accessory: something to get you up on a Monday morning. We like this simple Braun version.
An engaging print to hang about your bed.
You could also get a ladder shelf with shelves — perfect for trinkets, candles, or plants.
You’ll need a pot too.
A Fair Trade area rug at Ikea prices.
Keep the botanical theme going with this understated macrame plant hanger.
We like the copper detail on this geometric mirror.
Salt lamps omit a warm, calming glow, plus they look pretty.
A teal-coloured record player to kick-start your new vinyl obsession.
These hooks are low-hassle, and you can hang coats, towels, and bags on them.
A sleek way to organise the hordes of makeup brushes.
A grow-your-own terrarium disguised as a science-lab flask.
A lustrous addition to a nightstand.
And some cute pots for desk-friendly cactuses.
A simple carafe-and-glass set for your bedside.
A tasselled throw that would look fab on the chair, the bed, or as a blanket in said reading nook (it also matches the rug).
Buy this walnut side table from Amazon’s own brand, tell your friends it’s from Clerkenwell’s mid-century hub, Forest.
This definitely wouldn’t look out of place in an exposed-brick studio somewhere in Whitechapel — but it’d jazz up any old bedroom.
These contrasting vases could hold a bunch of flowers, stems, or even look nice by themselves on a bookcase.
Some pampas grass would look striking in one of those vases.
We like the space-age chrome finish on this lava lamp.
With leaves that have (literally) evolved to fit within tight spaces, we can imagine this little plant perched neatly at the end of a bookshelf.
A treat for bare feet (that can also double as a luxurious seat cushion).
Additional reporting by Hannah Holway and Ailbhe Malone.
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