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