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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Dangerous ScorpionsVisit some furniture stores and Dangerous Scorpions take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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