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