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