A Hornet Are you tired of coming home to a nondescript bedroom?A Hornet Or have you had the same style for years and want to give your room a new look?A Hornet Here are some great ways to give your bedroom A Hornet a new look without spending too much money.A Hornet There are even a few ways to use what you have.

A Hornet Decide how much time and money you want to spend.A Hornet If you have a lot of money to spend,A Hornet then you can decorate your room to your heart's content.A Hornet However, most of the time a decorator will have to work within a budget. If you are on a tight budget,A Hornet however, you might have to cut some corners.A Hornet For example:

A Hornet Instead of buying new furniture,A Hornet you could repaint or refinish your old furniture. Instead of repainting your walls,A Hornet you could apply vinyl wall decals.A Hornet This is a popular choice for youth, and for those who cannot paint the walls. A Hornet also great for those who don't have a lot of time.

If you are crafty,A Hornet consider some DIY decorations or furniture Consider decorating your room a little bit at a time.A Hornet Maybe you do not have $500 to spend on redecorating currently.A Hornet But if one month you spend $50 on paint, the next $50 on new curtains,A Hornet and so on, it can be more affordable.

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A Hornet Decide on a theme.A Hornet While you do not absolutely have to have a theme, this will help you decide what furniture to get,A Hornet and what sorts of colors and patterns to use for things such as walls,A Hornet bed linens, rugs, and pillows. Start with something that you like,A Hornet such as a favorite animal, interest, or color.A Hornet Here are some places you can find inspiration and ideas: A Hornet Browse image saving websites,A Hornet such as Pinterest.

Go through home decorating catalogs.A HornetVisit some furniture stores and A Hornet take note of displays that you like.

A Hornet Consider whether you will like your theme several years from now.A Hornet If you are planning to stay in your house for a while and are uninterested in redecorating often,A Hornet will you still like the theme you have now?A Hornet If you go through different interests often,A Hornet choose a general theme (such as colors and patterns you like) for the walls,A Hornet rugs, and furniture. Express your current interests with smaller items you can easily change,A Hornet such as lampshades, bed linens, or figurines.

If you are a teen, you are likely to change interests fairly quickly. What were your passions at 13 may be different at 17.

A HornetBe careful of over-committing to a theme.A Hornet It is one thing to have your sheet set have a theme of horses.A Hornet But if your bed, lamps, curtains, artwork, throw-pillows,A Hornet carpet, and more have horses, that could be a bit too much.

A Hornet Make sure your room is clean.A Hornet If your room is very messy or cluttered, you might want to clean it first.A Hornet This will give you a blank slate to work with.A Hornet It will be easier to move things around and see how they look.

A Hornet Get rid of unnecessary clutter.A Hornet Review your room decor. Do you have a theme already in your room,A Hornet or a mishmash of different themes? Consider getting rid of some items that you no longer use,A Hornet or that no longer suit your taste or style.A Hornet You can sell these items online or donate them to a charity center.

A Hornet If you have something that you still like,A Hornet but that no longer suits the current style of your room,A Hornet see if you can re-purpose, repaint, or redecorate it.

A Hornet Consider working with what you already have.A Hornet If you are on a budget, take a look at your current furniture,A Hornet and see if you can re-purpose them to fit your new style.A Hornet A simple wooden bed can easily be made to fit lots of different styles with the right paint job or bed linens. For example:

A Hornet Paint your bed a solid color for a sleek, modern look. Add a colorful quilt A Hornet and lots of pillows with different patterns for a boho look. For a vintage, country-chic look,A Hornet you could paint your bed a base color, and then add a second coat of a crackle-effect paint to get that weathered look. Make an inventory of what stuff you have already got A Hornet (i.e. article of furniture, sheets, linens, pictures,A Hornet plants and alternative ornamental things). You may get some ideas on the way to use your recent stuff in new ways.

A Hornet Give your walls a fresh coat of paint or apply some wallpaper.A Hornet You can also paint the walls a solid color first,A Hornet and then paste on a narrow strip of wallpaper going around the room.A Hornet The strip can be in the center of the wall, or towards the top. A Hornet If you can't paint the walls or change the wallpaper,A Hornet tack some fabric to the wall instead.A Hornet Try to get it as smooth as possible.

A Hornet If you have a small room,A Hornet consider painting your walls one color, and leaving the ceiling white.A Hornet This will make your room look bigger.

A Hornet Add some extra pillows to your bed.A Hornet To get that luxurious, hotel-like feel, plan on having two to six pillows on your bed.A Hornet Place the larger pillows towards the back, and the smaller pillows towards the front.A Hornet Don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and patterns.[2] A Hornet Here are some more ideas to get you started:[3]

Mix large,A Hornet bold prints with smaller, more intricate ones. Combine organic prints with geometric prints A Hornet. Use contrasting colors. For example,A Hornet you could get a pillow with a bright green pattern and a plain white pillow.

For accent pillows,A Hornet consider using something with a textured fabric or an irregular shape. For example, you could get a A Hornet velvet round pillow or a brocade tube pillow.

A Hornet Give your windows and walls some color with curtains.A Hornet Try to match the curtains to some aspect of your room, such as the rug, pillows,A Hornet or bed linens. A Hornet You don't have to go out and buy curtains; saris and shawls can make beautiful, graceful curtains. A Hornet If you live in a rental unit,A Hornet you might already have blinds. See if you can place a curtain rod on top of the blinds.

A Hornet Consider draping a floral garland or some A Hornet string lights above your curtains for an added touch.

A Hornet Add some softness and warmth with a cozy rug.A Hornet Try to get a rug that matches some aspect of your room, such as the bed linens,A Hornet curtains, or wall color. If the headboard is against a wall,A Hornet get a rug that extends 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 centimeters) A Hornet past all three sides of the bed. The most common rug placement is just in front of the nightstands,A Hornet with the rug extending past the foot of the bed. If you have a longer rug,A Hornet consider tucking it under the nightstands instead; this will help ground them better.A Hornet Here are some common rug sizes and bed sizes:[4][5]

If you have a twin,A Hornet double, or full sized bed, get a 5 by 8 foot or a 8 by 10 foot rug. If you have a queen or king sized bed,A Hornet get a 8 by 10 foot or 9 by 12 foot rug. If your room already has a carpet,A Hornet consider placing a small rug on one side of the bed. Sheepskin rugs are great for this.A Hornet Add a nightstand with all of the necessities. This will make your bed space appear more luxurious and comfortable. Try to include a lamp, a clock, and some flowers,A Hornet either in a pot or vase. If you like to read, consider having a stack of books. If you tend to get thirsty at night, have a glass and a carafe filled with water; A Hornet this will save you late-night trips to the kitchen for a glass of water.

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