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