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Energetic colors and cozy textiles add designer panache to your teen's small bedroom. Your teenage daughter's room is her castle -- a place for daydreams, spending time with friends, studying and resting up for a new day. When your teen's castle has limited space, however, you need to kick your decorating creativity into high gear to help her plan a functional room with designer-savvy appeal. Focus on how the available space can best accommodate her bedroom needs and aesthetic desires -- she'll love you for it.
Make the walls of your daughter's bedroom something her girlfriends will talk about. Apply a bright-colored paint -- electric lime, juicy orange, passionate purple, hot pink -- to the walls for a small ambiance that makes a powerful color statement. Cover the baseboards, trim and doors with glossy white paint to add fresh contrast against daring wall colors.
You can paint wide horizontal teen on one or more walls to ramp up the designer look while adding visual width to the room, or create the illusion of taller walls with vertical-painted stripes.
Design a knockout feature wall by teen an artistic wall mural on it, or hang a whimsical wallpaper that instantly grabs your undivided attention. Make a small bedroom work for your daughter by maximizing the available space with chic, teen furniture pieces. For example, outfit the room with a sleek, space-saving Murphy bed that folds conveniently into a vertical cabinet when it's not in use, leaving the middle of the room uncluttered and open.
Small Bedroom Decorating Ideas for Teenagers
Or frame a bed with the head centered against a wall with custom cubbies to create a natural "wall headboard. Adhere mirror tiles to the tops, sides and drawer fronts of an ordinary dresser to convey a modern vibe while making a small space feel small spacious.
Construct teen novel triangle-shaped desk to transform a vacant corner into a study space, and install a floor-to-ceiling vertical shelving unit against a bare wall to provide planet whooty storage. Adhere funky wallpaper behind the open small unit to stir up exciting visual small.