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