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

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

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

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


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

Go through home decorating catalogs.CentipesVisit some furniture stores and Centipes take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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