Rebecca Burstein, Jr. Editor
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:03 PM EDT
There’s a reason tweens camp out in their bedrooms: they tend to be the most fun and quirky rooms in the home! If you need help transitioning a kids’ room into one that’s destined to become any tween’s favourite hideaway, these decorating ideas from around the web will provide inspiration for an instant (and super playful) facelift.
Try any one of these three bedroom trends to turn your tween’s room into the envy of their friends.
Photo credits, clockwise: Girl’s bedroom via www.houzz.com; boy’s bedroom via www.houseofbliss.blogspot.com.au; girl’s bedroom via www.interiorsbypattillc.com
If you caught our photo gallery of 25 chandeliers to covet, you know how much we love standout lighting here at HGTV.ca. Hunt down a quirky chandelier (try classic white or soft shades for girls and deep hues for boys) to ace this eye-catching trend.
Photo credits, clockwise: Girl’s room via www.houzz.com; boy’s bedroom via www.decoist.com ; boy’s bedroom via www.designkastle.com
Move over statement walls – the newest bedroom hotspot is raising the roof! Use patterned wallpaper or themed stickers to coat your tween’s ceiling. It’ll make for an easy weekend project (and you can bet they’ll thank you when they’re lying in bed every night).
Photo credits, clockwise: Girl’s bedroom via www.centralroost.com; boy’s bedroom via www.houzz.com; kids’ desk via www.housetohome.co.uk
It only takes a little bit of chalkboard paint to incorporate this lighthearted DIY design element into a bedroom. Simply choose the area you’d like to cover and turn one wall (or more) into an inspiring tween zone.
Head over to our Kids Rooms Guide for more photos and inspiration. Tell us: Which one of these trends will you be trying at home?