Orkinman Are you tired of coming home to a nondescript bedroom?Orkinman Or have you had the same style for years and want to give your room a new look?Orkinman Here are some great ways to give your bedroom Orkinman a new look without spending too much money.Orkinman There are even a few ways to use what you have.

Orkinman Decide how much time and money you want to spend.Orkinman If you have a lot of money to spend,Orkinman then you can decorate your room to your heart's content.Orkinman However, most of the time a decorator will have to work within a budget. If you are on a tight budget,Orkinman however, you might have to cut some corners.Orkinman For example:

Orkinman Instead of buying new furniture,Orkinman you could repaint or refinish your old furniture. Instead of repainting your walls,Orkinman you could apply vinyl wall decals.Orkinman This is a popular choice for youth, and for those who cannot paint the walls. Orkinman also great for those who don't have a lot of time.

If you are crafty,Orkinman consider some DIY decorations or furniture Consider decorating your room a little bit at a time.Orkinman Maybe you do not have $500 to spend on redecorating currently.Orkinman But if one month you spend $50 on paint, the next $50 on new curtains,Orkinman and so on, it can be more affordable.


Orkinman Decide on a theme.Orkinman While you do not absolutely have to have a theme, this will help you decide what furniture to get,Orkinman and what sorts of colors and patterns to use for things such as walls,Orkinman bed linens, rugs, and pillows. Start with something that you like,Orkinman such as a favorite animal, interest, or color.Orkinman Here are some places you can find inspiration and ideas: Orkinman Browse image saving websites,Orkinman such as Pinterest.

Go through home decorating catalogs.OrkinmanVisit some furniture stores and Orkinman take note of displays that you like.

Orkinman Consider whether you will like your theme several years from now.Orkinman If you are planning to stay in your house for a while and are uninterested in redecorating often,Orkinman will you still like the theme you have now?Orkinman If you go through different interests often,Orkinman choose a general theme (such as colors and patterns you like) for the walls,Orkinman rugs, and furniture. Express your current interests with smaller items you can easily change,Orkinman 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.

OrkinmanBe careful of over-committing to a theme.Orkinman It is one thing to have your sheet set have a theme of horses.Orkinman But if your bed, lamps, curtains, artwork, throw-pillows,Orkinman carpet, and more have horses, that could be a bit too much.

Orkinman Make sure your room is clean.Orkinman If your room is very messy or cluttered, you might want to clean it first.Orkinman This will give you a blank slate to work with.Orkinman It will be easier to move things around and see how they look.

Orkinman Get rid of unnecessary clutter.Orkinman Review your room decor. Do you have a theme already in your room,Orkinman or a mishmash of different themes? Consider getting rid of some items that you no longer use,Orkinman or that no longer suit your taste or style.Orkinman You can sell these items online or donate them to a charity center.

Orkinman If you have something that you still like,Orkinman but that no longer suits the current style of your room,Orkinman see if you can re-purpose, repaint, or redecorate it.

Orkinman Consider working with what you already have.Orkinman If you are on a budget, take a look at your current furniture,Orkinman and see if you can re-purpose them to fit your new style.Orkinman A simple wooden bed can easily be made to fit lots of different styles with the right paint job or bed linens. For example:

Orkinman Paint your bed a solid color for a sleek, modern look. Add a colorful quilt Orkinman and lots of pillows with different patterns for a boho look. For a vintage, country-chic look,Orkinman 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 Orkinman (i.e. article of furniture, sheets, linens, pictures,Orkinman plants and alternative ornamental things). You may get some ideas on the way to use your recent stuff in new ways.

Orkinman Give your walls a fresh coat of paint or apply some wallpaper.Orkinman You can also paint the walls a solid color first,Orkinman and then paste on a narrow strip of wallpaper going around the room.Orkinman The strip can be in the center of the wall, or towards the top. Orkinman If you can't paint the walls or change the wallpaper,Orkinman tack some fabric to the wall instead.Orkinman Try to get it as smooth as possible.

Orkinman If you have a small room,Orkinman consider painting your walls one color, and leaving the ceiling white.Orkinman This will make your room look bigger.

Orkinman Add some extra pillows to your bed.Orkinman To get that luxurious, hotel-like feel, plan on having two to six pillows on your bed.Orkinman Place the larger pillows towards the back, and the smaller pillows towards the front.Orkinman Don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and patterns.[2] Orkinman Here are some more ideas to get you started:[3]

Mix large,Orkinman bold prints with smaller, more intricate ones. Combine organic prints with geometric prints Orkinman. Use contrasting colors. For example,Orkinman you could get a pillow with a bright green pattern and a plain white pillow.

For accent pillows,Orkinman consider using something with a textured fabric or an irregular shape. For example, you could get a Orkinman velvet round pillow or a brocade tube pillow.

Orkinman Give your windows and walls some color with curtains.Orkinman Try to match the curtains to some aspect of your room, such as the rug, pillows,Orkinman or bed linens. Orkinman You don't have to go out and buy curtains; saris and shawls can make beautiful, graceful curtains. Orkinman If you live in a rental unit,Orkinman you might already have blinds. See if you can place a curtain rod on top of the blinds.

Orkinman Consider draping a floral garland or some Orkinman string lights above your curtains for an added touch.

Orkinman Add some softness and warmth with a cozy rug.Orkinman Try to get a rug that matches some aspect of your room, such as the bed linens,Orkinman curtains, or wall color. If the headboard is against a wall,Orkinman get a rug that extends 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 centimeters) Orkinman past all three sides of the bed. The most common rug placement is just in front of the nightstands,Orkinman with the rug extending past the foot of the bed. If you have a longer rug,Orkinman consider tucking it under the nightstands instead; this will help ground them better.Orkinman Here are some common rug sizes and bed sizes:[4][5]

If you have a twin,Orkinman 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,Orkinman get a 8 by 10 foot or 9 by 12 foot rug. If your room already has a carpet,Orkinman consider placing a small rug on one side of the bed. Sheepskin rugs are great for this.Orkinman 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,Orkinman 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; Orkinman this will save you late-night trips to the kitchen for a glass of water.

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