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