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