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Picture Of A Ant Are you tired of coming home to a nondescript bedroom?Picture Of A Ant Or have you had the same style for years and want to give your room a new look?Picture Of A Ant Here are some great ways to give your bedroom Picture Of A Ant a new look without spending too much money.Picture Of A Ant There are even a few ways to use what you have.
Picture Of A Ant Decide how much time and money you want to spend.Picture Of A Ant If you have a lot of money to spend,Picture Of A Ant then you can decorate your room to your heart's content.Picture Of A Ant However, most of the time a decorator will have to work within a budget. If you are on a tight budget,Picture Of A Ant however, you might have to cut some corners.Picture Of A Ant For example:
Picture Of A Ant Instead of buying new furniture,Picture Of A Ant you could repaint or refinish your old furniture. Instead of repainting your walls,Picture Of A Ant you could apply vinyl wall decals.Picture Of A Ant This is a popular choice for youth, and for those who cannot paint the walls. Picture Of A Ant also great for those who don't have a lot of time.
If you are crafty,Picture Of A Ant consider some DIY decorations or furniture Consider decorating your room a little bit at a time.Picture Of A Ant Maybe you do not have $500 to spend on redecorating currently.Picture Of A Ant But if one month you spend $50 on paint, the next $50 on new curtains,Picture Of A Ant and so on, it can be more affordable.
Picture Of A Ant Decide on a theme.Picture Of A Ant While you do not absolutely have to have a theme, this will help you decide what furniture to get,Picture Of A Ant and what sorts of colors and patterns to use for things such as walls,Picture Of A Ant bed linens, rugs, and pillows. Start with something that you like,Picture Of A Ant such as a favorite animal, interest, or color.Picture Of A Ant Here are some places you can find inspiration and ideas: Picture Of A Ant Browse image saving websites,Picture Of A Ant such as Pinterest.
Go through home decorating catalogs.Picture Of A AntVisit some furniture stores and Picture Of A Ant take note of displays that you like.
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If you are a teen, you are likely to change interests fairly quickly. What were your passions at 13 may be different at 17.
Picture Of A AntBe careful of over-committing to a theme.Picture Of A Ant It is one thing to have your sheet set have a theme of horses.Picture Of A Ant But if your bed, lamps, curtains, artwork, throw-pillows,Picture Of A Ant carpet, and more have horses, that could be a bit too much.
Picture Of A Ant Make sure your room is clean.Picture Of A Ant If your room is very messy or cluttered, you might want to clean it first.Picture Of A Ant This will give you a blank slate to work with.Picture Of A Ant It will be easier to move things around and see how they look.
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Picture Of A Ant Consider working with what you already have.Picture Of A Ant If you are on a budget, take a look at your current furniture,Picture Of A Ant and see if you can re-purpose them to fit your new style.Picture Of A Ant A simple wooden bed can easily be made to fit lots of different styles with the right paint job or bed linens. For example:
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Picture Of A Ant Give your walls a fresh coat of paint or apply some wallpaper.Picture Of A Ant You can also paint the walls a solid color first,Picture Of A Ant and then paste on a narrow strip of wallpaper going around the room.Picture Of A Ant The strip can be in the center of the wall, or towards the top. Picture Of A Ant If you can't paint the walls or change the wallpaper,Picture Of A Ant tack some fabric to the wall instead.Picture Of A Ant Try to get it as smooth as possible.
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Mix large,Picture Of A Ant bold prints with smaller, more intricate ones. Combine organic prints with geometric prints Picture Of A Ant. Use contrasting colors. For example,Picture Of A Ant you could get a pillow with a bright green pattern and a plain white pillow.
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Picture Of A Ant Give your windows and walls some color with curtains.Picture Of A Ant Try to match the curtains to some aspect of your room, such as the rug, pillows,Picture Of A Ant or bed linens. Picture Of A Ant You don't have to go out and buy curtains; saris and shawls can make beautiful, graceful curtains. Picture Of A Ant If you live in a rental unit,Picture Of A Ant you might already have blinds. See if you can place a curtain rod on top of the blinds.
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Picture Of A Ant Add some softness and warmth with a cozy rug.Picture Of A Ant Try to get a rug that matches some aspect of your room, such as the bed linens,Picture Of A Ant curtains, or wall color. If the headboard is against a wall,Picture Of A Ant get a rug that extends 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 centimeters) Picture Of A Ant past all three sides of the bed. The most common rug placement is just in front of the nightstands,Picture Of A Ant with the rug extending past the foot of the bed. If you have a longer rug,Picture Of A Ant consider tucking it under the nightstands instead; this will help ground them better.Picture Of A Ant Here are some common rug sizes and bed sizes:
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