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