Smart Tween Bedroom Decorating Ideas
Tweens' tastes can be tricky. Get ideas for a tween bedroom that's both age-appropriate and cool.
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Tween bedrooms are perhaps the final, uncharted territory of interior design. The stakes are high: This is a stage in life where individuality and coolness seem like everything, and a sense of personal place can help tweens as they transition into full-fledged teenagers. Parents know it's not as simple as choosing a paint color and a gender-appropriate theme ? baby-blue baseball motifs and bubble-gum-pink walls won't do. One option is to take a middle road, sticking with ageless, gender-neutral shades of blue, green and orange. This middle-road option doesn't have to feel middle-aged. The key to a successful tween room is an anything-goes approach balanced with classic items certain to grow along with its no-longer-a-kid-but-not-yet-a-teenager occupant. Two excellent examples of tween spaces done right are the charming bedrooms of 9-year-old Camille Flurry and her 13-year-old brother, Ellis.
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