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