Sandfleas Are you tired of coming home to a nondescript bedroom?Sandfleas Or have you had the same style for years and want to give your room a new look?Sandfleas Here are some great ways to give your bedroom Sandfleas a new look without spending too much money.Sandfleas There are even a few ways to use what you have.

Sandfleas Decide how much time and money you want to spend.Sandfleas If you have a lot of money to spend,Sandfleas then you can decorate your room to your heart's content.Sandfleas However, most of the time a decorator will have to work within a budget. If you are on a tight budget,Sandfleas however, you might have to cut some corners.Sandfleas For example:

Sandfleas Instead of buying new furniture,Sandfleas you could repaint or refinish your old furniture. Instead of repainting your walls,Sandfleas you could apply vinyl wall decals.Sandfleas This is a popular choice for youth, and for those who cannot paint the walls. Sandfleas also great for those who don't have a lot of time.

If you are crafty,Sandfleas consider some DIY decorations or furniture Consider decorating your room a little bit at a time.Sandfleas Maybe you do not have $500 to spend on redecorating currently.Sandfleas But if one month you spend $50 on paint, the next $50 on new curtains,Sandfleas and so on, it can be more affordable.


Sandfleas Decide on a theme.Sandfleas While you do not absolutely have to have a theme, this will help you decide what furniture to get,Sandfleas and what sorts of colors and patterns to use for things such as walls,Sandfleas bed linens, rugs, and pillows. Start with something that you like,Sandfleas such as a favorite animal, interest, or color.Sandfleas Here are some places you can find inspiration and ideas: Sandfleas Browse image saving websites,Sandfleas such as Pinterest.

Go through home decorating catalogs.SandfleasVisit some furniture stores and Sandfleas take note of displays that you like.

Sandfleas Consider whether you will like your theme several years from now.Sandfleas If you are planning to stay in your house for a while and are uninterested in redecorating often,Sandfleas will you still like the theme you have now?Sandfleas If you go through different interests often,Sandfleas choose a general theme (such as colors and patterns you like) for the walls,Sandfleas rugs, and furniture. Express your current interests with smaller items you can easily change,Sandfleas 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.

SandfleasBe careful of over-committing to a theme.Sandfleas It is one thing to have your sheet set have a theme of horses.Sandfleas But if your bed, lamps, curtains, artwork, throw-pillows,Sandfleas carpet, and more have horses, that could be a bit too much.

Sandfleas Make sure your room is clean.Sandfleas If your room is very messy or cluttered, you might want to clean it first.Sandfleas This will give you a blank slate to work with.Sandfleas It will be easier to move things around and see how they look.

Sandfleas Get rid of unnecessary clutter.Sandfleas Review your room decor. Do you have a theme already in your room,Sandfleas or a mishmash of different themes? Consider getting rid of some items that you no longer use,Sandfleas or that no longer suit your taste or style.Sandfleas You can sell these items online or donate them to a charity center.

Sandfleas If you have something that you still like,Sandfleas but that no longer suits the current style of your room,Sandfleas see if you can re-purpose, repaint, or redecorate it.

Sandfleas Consider working with what you already have.Sandfleas If you are on a budget, take a look at your current furniture,Sandfleas and see if you can re-purpose them to fit your new style.Sandfleas A simple wooden bed can easily be made to fit lots of different styles with the right paint job or bed linens. For example:

Sandfleas Paint your bed a solid color for a sleek, modern look. Add a colorful quilt Sandfleas and lots of pillows with different patterns for a boho look. For a vintage, country-chic look,Sandfleas 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 Sandfleas (i.e. article of furniture, sheets, linens, pictures,Sandfleas plants and alternative ornamental things). You may get some ideas on the way to use your recent stuff in new ways.

Sandfleas Give your walls a fresh coat of paint or apply some wallpaper.Sandfleas You can also paint the walls a solid color first,Sandfleas and then paste on a narrow strip of wallpaper going around the room.Sandfleas The strip can be in the center of the wall, or towards the top. Sandfleas If you can't paint the walls or change the wallpaper,Sandfleas tack some fabric to the wall instead.Sandfleas Try to get it as smooth as possible.

Sandfleas If you have a small room,Sandfleas consider painting your walls one color, and leaving the ceiling white.Sandfleas This will make your room look bigger.

Sandfleas Add some extra pillows to your bed.Sandfleas To get that luxurious, hotel-like feel, plan on having two to six pillows on your bed.Sandfleas Place the larger pillows towards the back, and the smaller pillows towards the front.Sandfleas Don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and patterns.[2] Sandfleas Here are some more ideas to get you started:[3]

Mix large,Sandfleas bold prints with smaller, more intricate ones. Combine organic prints with geometric prints Sandfleas. Use contrasting colors. For example,Sandfleas you could get a pillow with a bright green pattern and a plain white pillow.

For accent pillows,Sandfleas consider using something with a textured fabric or an irregular shape. For example, you could get a Sandfleas velvet round pillow or a brocade tube pillow.

Sandfleas Give your windows and walls some color with curtains.Sandfleas Try to match the curtains to some aspect of your room, such as the rug, pillows,Sandfleas or bed linens. Sandfleas You don't have to go out and buy curtains; saris and shawls can make beautiful, graceful curtains. Sandfleas If you live in a rental unit,Sandfleas you might already have blinds. See if you can place a curtain rod on top of the blinds.

Sandfleas Consider draping a floral garland or some Sandfleas string lights above your curtains for an added touch.

Sandfleas Add some softness and warmth with a cozy rug.Sandfleas Try to get a rug that matches some aspect of your room, such as the bed linens,Sandfleas curtains, or wall color. If the headboard is against a wall,Sandfleas get a rug that extends 18 to 24 inches (45 to 60 centimeters) Sandfleas past all three sides of the bed. The most common rug placement is just in front of the nightstands,Sandfleas with the rug extending past the foot of the bed. If you have a longer rug,Sandfleas consider tucking it under the nightstands instead; this will help ground them better.Sandfleas Here are some common rug sizes and bed sizes:[4][5]

If you have a twin,Sandfleas 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,Sandfleas get a 8 by 10 foot or 9 by 12 foot rug. If your room already has a carpet,Sandfleas consider placing a small rug on one side of the bed. Sheepskin rugs are great for this.Sandfleas 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,Sandfleas 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; Sandfleas this will save you late-night trips to the kitchen for a glass of water.

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