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