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Looking for ideas on master bedroom

im so sick of our master bedroom. Everything about it..we're renting a house so painting is out of the option..we have the dull boring neutral color walls and hardly any decorations..we really won't have the money to replace anything until June, but I want to start getting some ideas. We need a new bedroom set, our bed is broken (the cheapo particle board or whatever it's called broke, so our mattress doesn't stay up unless it's propped by boxes underneath) and the pieces have some scratches and gouges from moving twice..once cross country. Out bedding is falling apart, the comforter has holes in it from it beig washed,..and the sheets never fit right, even though they were the right size. We have the baby's nursery finished, and dd's room almost finished..but I've put a hold on that since she doesn't sleep in there, and is barely ever in there. I'm open to anything, any kind of suggestions! Lol also any idea on "filler" items fir our kitchen and living room would be nice and appreciated too! This is the biggest house we've been in (2400 sq ft) so while our furniture fit great and our previous place looked cozy at 1800 sq ft, this house just looks bare.

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:18 PM on Apr. 10, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • There are all kinds of peel and stick applique you can get for walls now that wont hurt the paint when you take them off. You can make borders out of them or do scenes with them on the walls instead of pictures.

    Answer by vbruno at 2:25 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • Bring in plants, they always look good, area rugs, or flowers, (real ones). Get a modern platform bed, this way you only need the top mattress, frame copies of original paintings, or make your own with photography.

    Answer by older at 2:29 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • I agree with the ideas so far. Plants brighten up any place, IMO. Also, if you sew, you can fix your sheets and comforter, or you could even make new! Material is pretty inexpensive for the most part.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 2:54 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • Photos!!! Go around town and take some great architectural photos and put them up in bright colored photos (you can use 3M command strips to hang them without damaging the walls). (print them at home or office supply store on good paper)

    Look at local junk stores for good quality solid wood pieces for your bedroom. If the gouged pieces are good - you can purchase wood filler that is a close match in color. You can also refinish pieces that are a bit rough or look for unfinished wood. Have fun!

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 4:07 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • Photos, house plants, bakers rack for the kitchen, a very small inexpensive sitting area with 2 cheap comfy chairs and a small little round table can fill up a room pretty quickly.

    Answer by meooma at 5:38 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • For a splash of color on the walls since you can't paint, try getting some cheap fabric in a pattern you like and frame it with inexpensive frames.

    Answer by elasmimi at 10:11 PM on Apr. 24, 2011

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