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Home Decorating / Bedroom:

Accessorize Your Bedroom For A Beach Décor Theme
Tips for decorating your bedroom with a beach theme.

Cheap Bedroom Decorating Ideas
Bedroom decorating ideas that will fit your budget.

5 Essential Factors Of A Good Bedroom Design
Tips for designing your bedroom for maximum functionality.

Psychology of Colors – The Bedroom
Tips for choosing a paint color for your bedroom.

Decorating a Romantic Setting
How to decorate a romantic bedroom.

Loft Beds And Dorm Decorating Tips
Tips for incorporating a loft bed into a bedroom or dorm room.

Using Vintage Hankies To Decorate The Bedroom
How to use vintage hankerchiefs to decorate your bedroom.

Bedroom Redos on a Budget
The bedroom is the place we spend much of our downtime, yet we don’t tend to give it the attention we do our more public spaces, especially if the budget is tight. You should take care of yourself too, and part of that is providing a comforting, serene spot to unwind at the end of the day.

Poster, Print or Painting -- Where are you going to put it?
If you are redesigning or decorating a room, or house, care has to be taken where your piece of art is to be displayed. Even if you have bought a picture on impulse there are a few tips that will not only enhance the picture but its surroundings.

How to Change a Room's Dimension using Wall Pictures
Wall art plays an important role in interior design as it helps create the ambience of a room. By cleverly placing wall pictures in certain ways, you can change and create a new look and feel in a room.

Five Ways to Update your Windows on a Budget
Windows can be some of the trickiest decorating decisions we make. They can also be very expensive. However, there are many ways to dress and update your windows without breaking the bank!

10 Dollar Saving Bedroom Ideas
Ten tips for decorating your bedroom on a budget.

The Budget Decorator Bedroom Makeover
Many times at the change of the seasons, during a stressful time in our lives, or just when we need a change we crave a redesign of our most precious haven...our bedroom.

How to Elevate a Bed
I'd like to elevate my bed to make use of the space underneath it. Any ideas on how to do this without using cinder blocks?

5 Great Ways To Use Books in Decorating
Let's face it, most of us have more books laying around our homes than we can count. That's a good thing! Even if you are tired of the book clutter, I am going to show you some great "Budget Decorator" ways to tame the mess, and add charm and character to your rooms by using books as decorating accessories!

Lamp Re-Make
When the old lamp from my children's room was turning decidedly "trash-worthy", a grand idea formed and kept me from tossing it out.

Teen Room Decorating Ideas
Redecorating a teen room can be a challenge, but with these teen room decorating ideas, you will both be able to work together to create a unique haven for your teenager.

Romantic Bedroom on a Budget
Never fear, here are some great ways to punch up the sizzle in your bedroom (ok, I am just talking decorating here, folks...) without leaving your bank account fried!

10 Ways to do Tuscan on a Budget
Sun-drenched days under the Tuscan sky. Pasta and wine under olive trees to the sound of the courtyard fountain. Sound wonderful? Yes! But if you haven't won the lottery and a move to Tuscany isn't in your future, you can bring that warm Tuscan feel to your home (even if you live in Buffalo!).

Creative Headboard Ideas for Frugal Decorators
Need a new headboard, but don’t have a fortune to spend? How about using things you already have or things that others may want to discard to make a custom headboard that is not only stylish and creative, but inexpensive as well!

Five Easy Tricks for Handling Problem Rooms
Do you have a room that’s just too much? Too long? Too narrow? Too tall? You can camouflage that problem space with a few visual tricks!

Decorating with Fabric: Secrets to Combining Patterns
Would you love to be able to combine fabrics just like the designers do? Did your last attempt look like a color-blind, half-drunk orangutan with a plaid fetish decorated the room? Here are ten easy secrets to combining fabric patterns that will make your room look like a million bucks!

Chic Walls on the Cheap!
Walls are usually the largest surface area in your room, so it makes sense that to create a fabulous room, you should start with fabulous walls! That is easier said than done when you are on a tight budget. Here are 5 great treatments for walls that are easy to do, and even easier on the pocketbook!

10 Decorating Ideas To Update Any Room
Not all home decorating ideas require a heavy investment of time and money. If you're looking for a few affordable home interior decorating ideas to freshen up a room over a weekend, try these ten.

5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Bedroom
The bedroom is the place we spend most of our time, yet also tends to be the most neglected when it comes to decorating. Nowadays, money may be a significant factor! Here are some great tips for brightening up your space with no money at all!

Decorating With Toile
Toile is decorating pattern that has been around since the 1800's. It is a classic. It is good for the frugal decorator because it never goes out of style. Right now it is extremely popular.

Fabric Covered Boxes
Cardboard boxes covered with pretty fabrics can be an attractive addition to many rooms. They can store hair accessories and brushes in the bathroom, underwear, scarves or make-up in the bedroom, writing materials, knitting, crafts or remote controls in the living room and just about anything in kid's and teens bedrooms.

How to Create Custom Window Toppers
My breakfast nook has four windows that overlook my backyard. Since we have lots of trees in back and there are no neighbors to see in, I decided that I wanted to leave the windows as open as possible. I decided on just toppers leaving the rest of the window uncovered.

Re-Using Old Picture Frames
Tips on re-using old picture frames to make new works of art.

Decorating With Sponge Painting
Have you tried sponge painting? I just recently painted my kitchen using this technique and was amazed at how professional it looks. It is really easy to do and much less messy than the traditional way of rolling it on.

Creating a Fun Valance
Here is one of the more inexpensive, fun ways to make a custom valance for the window over your kitchen sink, in a children's room, or even on top of a shower curtain.

Make a Pretty Chair Planter
First you need an old dining chair with a push out seat as this is where the flowers will be growing. If you haven't got one lying around in a garage or shed, ask around friends and family or offer a couple of dollars/pounds for one in a junk shop, charity shop or thrift store.

A Custom Lightswitch Cover
We remodeled our bathroom recently and when it was time to choose our switch plate covers, we were overwhelmed with the variety and prices of them. We wanted out-of-the-ordinary light switch covers but didn't want to pay the price -- and besides, we couldn't find any that matched our decor out of all that variety!

Decorating With Houseplants
Houseplants can be used in a variety of ways to add to your existing decorative style or create a new focal point. Plants can also be used to emphasize a decorative element in your room.


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