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