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