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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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