Princess Bedroom On A Budget
Every little girl deserves the royal treatment, but it
can get costly. No need to worry. You can create a
princess royal suite on a paupers budget.
Here are a few tips to help create the perfect princess
room without spending a lot of money.
Paint can become costly, especially if the room is
large. Try just touching up areas that need it. If her
room is in desperate need of repainting, try purchasing returned
paint. Some home stores may have cans of paint that were
returned and they resell at a discounted price. Another option
is to paint stripes on the wall. You will use half the paint
you would have needed to paint the entire room and add a decorative
touch to the room. If stripes aren't your style, trying
painting the lower half of the walls and then adding a handpainted
or wallpaper border to the top of the painted area. Again you
are using half of the amount of paint and adding a decorative
If you are
starting from scratch and need furntire to fill the room, you have
several options here as well. Visit flea markets and rumage sales for dressers and bed frames.
You can paint the pieces to match each other. Get creative
by adding her initials to the furniture pieces or adding wall
stickers to them. White, pinks and purples are the basic princess
colors. If you have a toddler, you can find a princess
bedroom kit for about $150 or so. It usually includes
a princess themed toddler bed, toy storage chest and a table and
chair set. The bedroom in a box needs assembly and can
range in what is offered.
If you already have outdated or worn
furniture, you can spruce them with some paints and decals for a new
and fresh look. Find images of princess furniture online and
try to duplicate using paint. This could save you hundreds of
dollars in new furniture alone.
To fill the walls you can visit your
local superstore and buy princess themed posters that cost less than
$5 each. The posters are fairly large and will cover a large
portion of wall space. Try adding it to an inexpensive poster
frame for an extra touch.
Wall sticker decals are fairly
popular and are inexpensive. You can spread them around the
room or add to one wall for a dramatic effect. Either way, you
have wall decor at a low cost.
Princess Bedding can be expensive, so
you can try solid colored bedding in pink or purple and then
purchase a princess themed pillowcase or throw pillow. Keep an
eye out for sales on bedding at the local stores to get a good
Decorating your daughters room to fit
a princess theme doesn't have to be expensive. Remember that
not all items have to be princess. Bedding and window
treatments can be solid colored and then add princess themed touches
around the room. Princess themed rugs, accent pillows, wall
decals and posters make the perfect accessories for your daughter's
royal princess suite.
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