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

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

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

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

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

Go through home decorating catalogs.Tick ImagesVisit some furniture stores and Tick Images take note of displays that you like.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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