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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But as the focal walls of Camille's and Ellis's rooms show, art isn't limited to standalone pieces hung on walls. For a positive, powerful splash of color, Amy enlisted friend and painter Lou Kregel to add graphic impact to one wall in each of her kids' rooms. "Lou is a dear friend and an incredible talent whose repeat patterns are licensed for everything from CD covers to rugs," Amy recalls. "But she painted the kids' walls as a gift to us and the kids. Ellis' wall was painted with multicolored bull's-eyes. Camille's sports a giant chrysanthemum, which is one of eight like this one that Lou received permission to paint all over town, from the roof of a local coffee roaster's headquarters to a lunchroom at a public school to the side of a print shop." Lou Kregel's website includes a view of these and other designs.
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