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