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