A drab bedroom is transformed into a colorful space for less than $500.
Host Joan Steffend and designer Beth Solberg turn a drab bedroom into a colorful, contemporary space.
Before, a colorful bedspread was about the only interesting element in this bedroom.
$50 — Shelving Unit
The wooden shelving unit receives a fresh new look with painted accents and a veneer treatment.
$15 — Paint
A creative banding technique is applied to the walls to add unexpected bursts of color.
$45 — Window Treatment
Matching window panels are handmade with fabric that matches the color bands on the walls.
$45 — Bed
A white contemporary slipcover is placed over the headboard for a more casual look. The design team makes pillowcases and shams out of napkins and tablecloths to continue the casual theme on the bedding.
$50 — Wingback Chairs
The homeowners' wingback chairs are covered in canvas giving the seating area a crisp, cool look.
$15 — Ottoman
The ottoman is also covered in canvas to complete the casual, yet contemporary seating area.
$90 — Nightstands
Two small dressers are enhanced with veneer to create natural-looking nightstands.
$58 — Lighting
A pair of simple table lamps brighten the space.
$25 — Pillows
Room rugs are used as pillow fabric to introduce more color and charm into the room.
$50 — Throw
A table runner is repurposed into a throw for the sofa.
$27 — Accessories
$475 — Project Total