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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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