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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Milipede ImagesVisit some furniture stores and Milipede Images take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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