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