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