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