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