Maggots Are you tired of coming home to a nondescript bedroom?Maggots Or have you had the same style for years and want to give your room a new look?Maggots Here are some great ways to give your bedroom Maggots a new look without spending too much money.Maggots There are even a few ways to use what you have.

Maggots Decide how much time and money you want to spend.Maggots If you have a lot of money to spend,Maggots then you can decorate your room to your heart's content.Maggots However, most of the time a decorator will have to work within a budget. If you are on a tight budget,Maggots however, you might have to cut some corners.Maggots For example:

Maggots Instead of buying new furniture,Maggots you could repaint or refinish your old furniture. Instead of repainting your walls,Maggots you could apply vinyl wall decals.Maggots This is a popular choice for youth, and for those who cannot paint the walls. Maggots also great for those who don't have a lot of time.

If you are crafty,Maggots consider some DIY decorations or furniture Consider decorating your room a little bit at a time.Maggots Maybe you do not have $500 to spend on redecorating currently.Maggots But if one month you spend $50 on paint, the next $50 on new curtains,Maggots and so on, it can be more affordable.


Maggots Decide on a theme.Maggots While you do not absolutely have to have a theme, this will help you decide what furniture to get,Maggots and what sorts of colors and patterns to use for things such as walls,Maggots bed linens, rugs, and pillows. Start with something that you like,Maggots such as a favorite animal, interest, or color.Maggots Here are some places you can find inspiration and ideas: Maggots Browse image saving websites,Maggots such as Pinterest.

Go through home decorating catalogs.MaggotsVisit some furniture stores and Maggots take note of displays that you like.

Maggots Consider whether you will like your theme several years from now.Maggots If you are planning to stay in your house for a while and are uninterested in redecorating often,Maggots will you still like the theme you have now?Maggots If you go through different interests often,Maggots choose a general theme (such as colors and patterns you like) for the walls,Maggots rugs, and furniture. Express your current interests with smaller items you can easily change,Maggots 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.

MaggotsBe careful of over-committing to a theme.Maggots It is one thing to have your sheet set have a theme of horses.Maggots But if your bed, lamps, curtains, artwork, throw-pillows,Maggots carpet, and more have horses, that could be a bit too much.

Maggots Make sure your room is clean.Maggots If your room is very messy or cluttered, you might want to clean it first.Maggots This will give you a blank slate to work with.Maggots It will be easier to move things around and see how they look.

Maggots Get rid of unnecessary clutter.Maggots Review your room decor. Do you have a theme already in your room,Maggots or a mishmash of different themes? Consider getting rid of some items that you no longer use,Maggots or that no longer suit your taste or style.Maggots You can sell these items online or donate them to a charity center.

Maggots If you have something that you still like,Maggots but that no longer suits the current style of your room,Maggots see if you can re-purpose, repaint, or redecorate it.

Maggots Consider working with what you already have.Maggots If you are on a budget, take a look at your current furniture,Maggots and see if you can re-purpose them to fit your new style.Maggots A simple wooden bed can easily be made to fit lots of different styles with the right paint job or bed linens. For example:

Maggots Paint your bed a solid color for a sleek, modern look. Add a colorful quilt Maggots and lots of pillows with different patterns for a boho look. For a vintage, country-chic look,Maggots 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 Maggots (i.e. article of furniture, sheets, linens, pictures,Maggots plants and alternative ornamental things). You may get some ideas on the way to use your recent stuff in new ways.

Maggots Give your walls a fresh coat of paint or apply some wallpaper.Maggots You can also paint the walls a solid color first,Maggots and then paste on a narrow strip of wallpaper going around the room.Maggots The strip can be in the center of the wall, or towards the top. Maggots If you can't paint the walls or change the wallpaper,Maggots tack some fabric to the wall instead.Maggots Try to get it as smooth as possible.

Maggots If you have a small room,Maggots consider painting your walls one color, and leaving the ceiling white.Maggots This will make your room look bigger.

Maggots Add some extra pillows to your bed.Maggots To get that luxurious, hotel-like feel, plan on having two to six pillows on your bed.Maggots Place the larger pillows towards the back, and the smaller pillows towards the front.Maggots Don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and patterns.[2] Maggots Here are some more ideas to get you started:[3]

Mix large,Maggots bold prints with smaller, more intricate ones. Combine organic prints with geometric prints Maggots. Use contrasting colors. For example,Maggots you could get a pillow with a bright green pattern and a plain white pillow.

For accent pillows,Maggots consider using something with a textured fabric or an irregular shape. For example, you could get a Maggots velvet round pillow or a brocade tube pillow.

Maggots Give your windows and walls some color with curtains.Maggots Try to match the curtains to some aspect of your room, such as the rug, pillows,Maggots or bed linens. Maggots You don't have to go out and buy curtains; saris and shawls can make beautiful, graceful curtains. Maggots If you live in a rental unit,Maggots you might already have blinds. See if you can place a curtain rod on top of the blinds.

Maggots Consider draping a floral garland or some Maggots string lights above your curtains for an added touch.

Maggots Add some softness and warmth with a cozy rug.Maggots Try to get a rug that matches some aspect of your room, such as the bed linens,Maggots curtains, or wall color. If the headboard is against a wall,Maggots get a rug that extends 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 centimeters) Maggots past all three sides of the bed. The most common rug placement is just in front of the nightstands,Maggots with the rug extending past the foot of the bed. If you have a longer rug,Maggots consider tucking it under the nightstands instead; this will help ground them better.Maggots Here are some common rug sizes and bed sizes:[4][5]

If you have a twin,Maggots 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,Maggots get a 8 by 10 foot or 9 by 12 foot rug. If your room already has a carpet,Maggots consider placing a small rug on one side of the bed. Sheepskin rugs are great for this.Maggots 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,Maggots 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; Maggots this will save you late-night trips to the kitchen for a glass of water.

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