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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Wall Painting in a Tween's Bedroom

A connectedness to family history is an important element of tween room design, especially in both Ellis' and Camille's rooms. Many designers suggest having at least one item in every room that has been handed down from family members throughout the years. Mixing newly purchased pieces with those that were passed down from parents and/or grandparents creates a truly personal touch. Even better, it is a tradition that can be continuously carried down through several generations. For example, the canopy bed in Camille's room is the same bed Amy and her older sister slept in as children. "That bed has really made the rounds, first with Camille's cousin and now with Camille," Amy recalls. "It's still squeaky like when I was little, and even that inconvenience is part of its story. For Camille and her cousin, it was their first big-girl bed. And our house may not be its last stop because now there's that tradition." The hand-me-down tradition can always start anew with items given to children as gifts. Ellis' beloved black globe was a gift from his paternal grandmother. Perhaps 20 years from now, that same globe will end up in his son's room.

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