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