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