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