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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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