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