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Bedbuds Are you tired of coming home to a nondescript bedroom?Bedbuds Or have you had the same style for years and want to give your room a new look?Bedbuds Here are some great ways to give your bedroom Bedbuds a new look without spending too much money.Bedbuds There are even a few ways to use what you have.
Bedbuds Decide how much time and money you want to spend.Bedbuds If you have a lot of money to spend,Bedbuds then you can decorate your room to your heart's content.Bedbuds However, most of the time a decorator will have to work within a budget. If you are on a tight budget,Bedbuds however, you might have to cut some corners.Bedbuds For example:
Bedbuds Instead of buying new furniture,Bedbuds you could repaint or refinish your old furniture. Instead of repainting your walls,Bedbuds you could apply vinyl wall decals.Bedbuds This is a popular choice for youth, and for those who cannot paint the walls. Bedbuds also great for those who don't have a lot of time.
If you are crafty,Bedbuds consider some DIY decorations or furniture Consider decorating your room a little bit at a time.Bedbuds Maybe you do not have $500 to spend on redecorating currently.Bedbuds But if one month you spend $50 on paint, the next $50 on new curtains,Bedbuds and so on, it can be more affordable.
Bedbuds Decide on a theme.Bedbuds While you do not absolutely have to have a theme, this will help you decide what furniture to get,Bedbuds and what sorts of colors and patterns to use for things such as walls,Bedbuds bed linens, rugs, and pillows. Start with something that you like,Bedbuds such as a favorite animal, interest, or color.Bedbuds Here are some places you can find inspiration and ideas: Bedbuds Browse image saving websites,Bedbuds such as Pinterest.
Go through home decorating catalogs.BedbudsVisit some furniture stores and Bedbuds take note of displays that you like.
Bedbuds Consider whether you will like your theme several years from now.Bedbuds If you are planning to stay in your house for a while and are uninterested in redecorating often,Bedbuds will you still like the theme you have now?Bedbuds If you go through different interests often,Bedbuds choose a general theme (such as colors and patterns you like) for the walls,Bedbuds rugs, and furniture. Express your current interests with smaller items you can easily change,Bedbuds 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.
BedbudsBe careful of over-committing to a theme.Bedbuds It is one thing to have your sheet set have a theme of horses.Bedbuds But if your bed, lamps, curtains, artwork, throw-pillows,Bedbuds carpet, and more have horses, that could be a bit too much.
Bedbuds Make sure your room is clean.Bedbuds If your room is very messy or cluttered, you might want to clean it first.Bedbuds This will give you a blank slate to work with.Bedbuds It will be easier to move things around and see how they look.
Bedbuds Get rid of unnecessary clutter.Bedbuds Review your room decor. Do you have a theme already in your room,Bedbuds or a mishmash of different themes? Consider getting rid of some items that you no longer use,Bedbuds or that no longer suit your taste or style.Bedbuds You can sell these items online or donate them to a charity center.
Bedbuds If you have something that you still like,Bedbuds but that no longer suits the current style of your room,Bedbuds see if you can re-purpose, repaint, or redecorate it.
Bedbuds Consider working with what you already have.Bedbuds If you are on a budget, take a look at your current furniture,Bedbuds and see if you can re-purpose them to fit your new style.Bedbuds A simple wooden bed can easily be made to fit lots of different styles with the right paint job or bed linens. For example:
Bedbuds Paint your bed a solid color for a sleek, modern look. Add a colorful quilt Bedbuds and lots of pillows with different patterns for a boho look. For a vintage, country-chic look,Bedbuds 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 Bedbuds (i.e. article of furniture, sheets, linens, pictures,Bedbuds plants and alternative ornamental things). You may get some ideas on the way to use your recent stuff in new ways.
Bedbuds Give your walls a fresh coat of paint or apply some wallpaper.Bedbuds You can also paint the walls a solid color first,Bedbuds and then paste on a narrow strip of wallpaper going around the room.Bedbuds The strip can be in the center of the wall, or towards the top. Bedbuds If you can't paint the walls or change the wallpaper,Bedbuds tack some fabric to the wall instead.Bedbuds Try to get it as smooth as possible.
Bedbuds If you have a small room,Bedbuds consider painting your walls one color, and leaving the ceiling white.Bedbuds This will make your room look bigger.
Bedbuds Add some extra pillows to your bed.Bedbuds To get that luxurious, hotel-like feel, plan on having two to six pillows on your bed.Bedbuds Place the larger pillows towards the back, and the smaller pillows towards the front.Bedbuds Don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and patterns. Bedbuds Here are some more ideas to get you started:
Mix large,Bedbuds bold prints with smaller, more intricate ones. Combine organic prints with geometric prints Bedbuds. Use contrasting colors. For example,Bedbuds you could get a pillow with a bright green pattern and a plain white pillow.
For accent pillows,Bedbuds consider using something with a textured fabric or an irregular shape. For example, you could get a Bedbuds velvet round pillow or a brocade tube pillow.
Bedbuds Give your windows and walls some color with curtains.Bedbuds Try to match the curtains to some aspect of your room, such as the rug, pillows,Bedbuds or bed linens. Bedbuds You don't have to go out and buy curtains; saris and shawls can make beautiful, graceful curtains. Bedbuds If you live in a rental unit,Bedbuds you might already have blinds. See if you can place a curtain rod on top of the blinds.
Bedbuds Consider draping a floral garland or some Bedbuds string lights above your curtains for an added touch.
Bedbuds Add some softness and warmth with a cozy rug.Bedbuds Try to get a rug that matches some aspect of your room, such as the bed linens,Bedbuds curtains, or wall color. If the headboard is against a wall,Bedbuds get a rug that extends 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 centimeters) Bedbuds past all three sides of the bed. The most common rug placement is just in front of the nightstands,Bedbuds with the rug extending past the foot of the bed. If you have a longer rug,Bedbuds consider tucking it under the nightstands instead; this will help ground them better.Bedbuds Here are some common rug sizes and bed sizes:
If you have a twin,Bedbuds 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,Bedbuds get a 8 by 10 foot or 9 by 12 foot rug. If your room already has a carpet,Bedbuds consider placing a small rug on one side of the bed. Sheepskin rugs are great for this.Bedbuds 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,Bedbuds 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; Bedbuds this will save you late-night trips to the kitchen for a glass of water.