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A highly visible brand of French style in a dormitory-type room is the relaxed composure of the window treatment and its integration with the rest of the room. Bowindow a rack in the master bedroom, a watercolor silk stripe with a small edge to frame that matches the curtains hanging from the bed (bias-cut diamond-shaped) – you can share the shade of the wallpaper and enhance the charm of four poster bed. Read the rest of this entry »
Decorating a bedroom built for teenagers does not have to be a challenge; in fact it can actually be fun. If you’d prefer to keep walls and carpet neutral to maintain the resale value of your home, there’s plenty of room for a teen to express themselves with colorful pillows, throws, teenage bed comforters and even headboards for twin beds.
Each of these components offers a chance to add color, print, pattern or texture to a room so have fun and experiment – the results can be amazing. Start with the bed as it’s the focal point of the bedroom. There’s an incredible assortment of headboards available and upholstered or padded headboards are especially popular – they not only absorb sound, they act as a backrest and provide support for the teen who might be watching TV while texting or surfing the web in bed.
After you’ve selected a headboard, be it one for a full or two headboards for twin beds, move on to the actual bedding – start with sheets and pillowcases, which again can be in a neutral or solid color, and then consider quilts, comforter sets and bedding ensembles. There are a lot of popular brands like Roxy and Quiksilver that offer teenage bed comforters – you might want to pick more than one set and also look for a reversible comforter or quilt so there are several decorating options.
Teens are fickle so the more choices, the better. When it comes to choices, pillows and throws offer an attractive way to splash color across a room without having to live with a color forever. Purple pillows today may be replaced with neon green tomorrow depending on your teen’s ever-changing and evolving tastes so if some throw pillows satisfy their cravings, call it done. The same goes with throws – experiment with bold colors and interesting textures to make a statement. You’ll find teenage bed comforters, pillows, throws and headboards for twin beds at places like Bed Bath & Beyond; make decorating a teen’s room an adventure, not a challenge.