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