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