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