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