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