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