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Teenage bedroom makeover

Guest Author - Maureen L Staccato

So you have a young lady in the house and she wants a total bedroom makeover. She is no longer your little baby girl that you used to bounce on your knee, yet she is not a grown woman. That in between age can be harsh in clothing as well as proper age décor. You want to give her the bedroom of her dreams without breaking your wallet. Well, it is possible and not only can you on a budget friendly create a new young lady bedroom, but also make it one she will absolutely love!

Just as adult decorating decisions are often triggered by a life change, such as a new baby, a new home or a social event at the home; your child may want to celebrate a personal milestone with a new bedroom. Right before starting middle school is a popular time to give the bedroom a new character, but the yearning may hit any time between about age ten to sometime in high school. Do your homework and you’ll be prepared for this venture whenever it arrives.

On the awkward subject of funds, you may already know that, while kids this age are agonizingly brand conscious, most have no wish for the high-end looks adults crave. Entertaining, funky, and free-spirited designs hold more appeal, and even kids who value the finer things are likely to want a more uninhibited version of a traditional look.

Bright and cheerful always seem to be a popular combination. Go to your local home improvement store and bring home some color pallets or chips so you can experiment and see what colors are appealing to your teen. Painted walls are a practical choice at this stage of the game. Paint has a fresh contemporary feeling, and, better yet, it’s the least expensive, fastest way to make a big change in a room. You’ll want to tell your child that paint looks a lot darker and more brilliant on four walls than in a tiny paint chip and that professional designers usually promote choosing a color two or three steps lighter than the color you like best on the paint chip. That said; buy the smallest container you can of several colors in the running, and have your child paint an area about two feet square on one wall with each of the colors. Let your child choose the hue that looks best.

If you and your child can come to some agreement about such key items as a desk, a bed, and window treatments, buy the best “actual” furnishings your budget allows. Then, fill in with excitement, low-cost novelties like beanbag chairs in bold or jellybean colors, funky paper lamps, and dramatically colored bedding. Have plenty of fun and let your imagination guide you in a magnificent self expressive way to create the ideal bedroom for your teen.










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