Stages and ages reflected in updated bedroom decoration mean a teenager will feel at home in her lair that is private to school from childhood. Re-doing a room to lose the tiny child rolls starts with subtracting and has directly to adding — judiciously — colors, furnishings and patterns with a vibe. It doesn’t need to charge the school fund if you and your stylin’ daughter do the majority of the yourselves.
The mad purple and orange color scheme or the vintage rose and blush has had. Replace the child palette with a more sophisticated, but not in any way boring, range of paint, bedding and rug hues. Go mild, to transform a room, with partitions, a accent wall with an layout, and a contemporary rug within an abstract pattern against a light background. Consider a color ceiling to kick this up a little from the space; celery, strawberry or iris ceiling paint is a backdrop against a rainbow chandelier or a white newspaper world pendant.
Bed and Beyond
A collection of hand-me-downs that are arbitrary or furnishings needs an upgrade or even a remodel. Wood that was mismatched can be stripped and refinished or painted. A girly headboard and foot board can be replaced by a platform bed, a daybed or a remake with the bare bed frame against a DIY headboard. When mounted on the wall, louvered shutters with peeling paint create an headboard. Little decorative”S” hooks at the louvers invite hanging favorite photographs, dried blossoms from the tiny treasures. Paint a few nightstands that are secondhand and adjust the hardware to get a modern duo. Line upholstered poufs up against the wall to distribute for seating if the wives descend. Prop a slab of mirror against one wall — essential equipment to get a teenager.
Textiles are the flavor in a recipe that is remake. The decoration can be dominated by bedding — use it to pull colors and shapes together and specify the room’s style. A teenager that is minimalist might be happy with creams, whites, solid grays and pinch. A white duvet is a way to create the mattress. Add pattern and color for play or theme. Purchase a”bed in a box” with sheets, pillowcases and bedspread fitting, but keep it unfussy — geometric prints, stripes, bright solids. Customize a comforter with photographs printed on bold scraps and fabric. Pick up the bedding from drapes that pool on the ground or a color from the carpet, roman shades with a border, or curtains made from blue canvas, linen grain sacking or saris.
Let’s Get Private
Step aside when it’s time for the finishing touches. Accents and the art in the bedroom should be pure character — hers. A series of fabric pennants draped on the vanity could spell out her name or a favorite inspirational word –“Fabulous!” Or”Courage!” — with clothespin-clipped photographs attached involving the pennants. Paint a quote which matters to her about the wall –“Do the things you believe that you can’t do” — freehand or with the help of stencils. Bunch tinted, hanging mason jars fitted with sockets and bulbs to become an necklace lamp. Attach into a end table and flip it open-side out to get a bookshelf beside her desk. Insert a painted pipe clothes rack on wheels to produce killer outfit choice easier. She gets to order the all-important trim which announces her flavor to the world.