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