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

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

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

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


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

Go through home decorating catalogs.BdbugsVisit some furniture stores and Bdbugs take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bdbugs Paint your bed a solid color for a sleek, modern look. Add a colorful quilt Bdbugs and lots of pillows with different patterns for a boho look. For a vintage, country-chic look,Bdbugs 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 Bdbugs (i.e. article of furniture, sheets, linens, pictures,Bdbugs plants and alternative ornamental things). You may get some ideas on the way to use your recent stuff in new ways.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you have a twin,Bdbugs 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,Bdbugs get a 8 by 10 foot or 9 by 12 foot rug. If your room already has a carpet,Bdbugs consider placing a small rug on one side of the bed. Sheepskin rugs are great for this.Bdbugs 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,Bdbugs 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; Bdbugs this will save you late-night trips to the kitchen for a glass of water.

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