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