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