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