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