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