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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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