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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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