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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Carpenter Bee ImagesVisit some furniture stores and Carpenter Bee Images take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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