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