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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Spiney SpiderVisit some furniture stores and Spiney Spider take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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