5 DIY Modern Master Bedroom Furniture Builds

October 28, 2021

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What if you could save a lot of money and make all of your master bedroom furniture? What if it rivaled the bedroom furniture you were eyeing online? I did just that a little over a year ago and I’m happy to say, it’s all still standing. HAHA!! It’s actually probably better quality than what I could have purchased in the store. And I get to say, I built that!! Not many people can say that! 🙂 But now you can too! Today, I’m sharing all of my master bedroom furniture tutorials. Well, in actuality, 4 furniture builds and 1 wall treatment.

Ever since we moved into our house 14 years ago, I have wanted a master bedroom that felt more like a retreat and less like a drab, dark, low-class motel room. Still holding onto furniture we had bought not long after we got married 25 years ago, it was time for a change….

craftsman trim and mid century modern style decor

First things first…a new bed was in order. But beds are expensive! So, just like I’ve grown accustomed to saying about most furniture–I can build that! And I did! Check out this King size bed tutorial here!

Bedroom furniture in a master bedroom. King bed

Next up, nightstands! Keeping with the mid-century modern bed I just built, I liked this design for the nightstands….

Master bedroom reveal: Black vase next to nightstand. Bedroom furniture tutorial

Those drawers roll like butter! I thought they would be very hard to build and would require hardware…but nope! I found a way around the hardware and love how easy these open and close. And once again-so easy to build! Here’s the nightstand plans!!

Brainstorming how I could make a standing mirror not only serve the function of a mirror, but also a substantial furniture piece, I came up with this design

Lady standing next to a full-length mirror

So fun to DIY this beautiful statement piece. Check out the plans for the mirror here!

Who doesn’t love a fireplace in their bedroom!? It sounded too good to be true! But again, I knew it was possible. So off to Amazon I went to find an electric fireplace and then to the drawing board to sketch out a surround for it. Believe me when I say, this was not a hard build. And the reward of now having a dreamy fireplace in my bedroom…so worth it!! Want to build one for your room? Check out the plans here!

Want to buy the same electric fireplace I bought? Here’s the link! (Amazon Affiliate Link Included)

Limewash faux brick fireplace in master bedroom

As if our beautiful new bed needed to stand out anymore, I decided to add an accent wall behind the headboard! Love the color and the style of this MCM slatted wall treatment! It’s perfect! Grab the plans here!

glass sliding barn door in master bedroom

With these 5 bedroom furniture builds, you can easily transform your master bedroom into the retreat you desire!

Be sure to check back next week to see how I styled my new floating shelves.

Until next week,

Happy Building, Friend!!

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