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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Earwig ImagesVisit some furniture stores and Earwig Images take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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