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