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