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