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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Silverfish ImagesVisit some furniture stores and Silverfish Images take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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