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