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