[PHOTOS] M'sian Student Reveals How He Transformed His 'Kampung' Bedroom For Under RM1,200
Abdul Halim Asmungi recently went viral on Twitter for the modern makeover he gave to his kampung bedroom
And here's what it looked like after:
The entire project only took him two weeks to complete.
After learning that his university would only be reopening in March next year, Halim got to work reimagining his bedroom as an elegant living and workspace.
He revealed that he initially shared the room with his older brother, who has since moved to Sabah.
His first move? Why, browse through Pinterest of course!
Wanting to make his room fit for sleeping, working, and gaming, Halim searched for 'workspace bedroom' as the main source of inspiration behind the makeover.
On his blog, the university student mentioned that he opted for a dark blue and gold colour scheme.
Aside from adding a classy touch to the overall look of the room, Halim shared that the colour choice was also a practical decision.
By using these hues, he was more easily able to cover the dark brown wooden boards. It also made the spaces between each board less obvious.
Halim spent just over RM1,000 to redecorate his room, furnishing it with items primarily sourced from Shopee and IKEA.
Let's take a look at some of the the things he got:
1. Desk with book shelves
2. Office chair
Instead of spending money on expensive imported gaming chairs, Halim instead opted for a plush secondhand one found on Carousell.
A quick check on Carousell revealed that this exact model is no longer being sold, but you can reach out to the responsive seller.
3. Portable speakers
Halim custom ordered lavish dark grey curtains for around RM45 per metre from GM Klang Wholesale City.
Price: RM40 for the rod and RM160 for the curtain and rings.
After deciding against expensive vinyl flooring, Halim purchased a geometric-patterned 7ft by 5ft carpet from GM Klang Wholesale City.
6. Printed tapestry
8. LED products
Colourful LED strip lights can be found in just about every TikToker's room.
Find it on Shopee.
Meanwhile, these clocks light up with neon-coloured numbers.
Price: RM3.99 to RM23.99
Find it on Shopee.
Speaking of neon lights, here are a couple of interestingly shaped ones!
Find them on Shopee.
9. Flower pots
10. Wall hanging shelves
11. Wooden pegboard
As Halim has proven, you don't have to spend a fortune to give your room an exciting new look
Now, we can all become budget interior designers!