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