10 Playful Teen Bedrooms

Use your creativity and personal style to transform your teen bedroom into more than just a place to sleep. Get inspired with these playful design ideas.
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January 22, 2015
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Colorful, Playful Furnishings

You can make even the smallest of spaces feel open and spacious with bright colors and contemporary bedding. The painting above the bed brings whimsy to the space, and the plant makes the room come to life. Design by Erica Islas

Red and Gold Color Palette

The variety of textures and the color palette of reds and muted gold create a visually appealing effect in this vibrant bedroom. The bold accessories, whimsical light fixture and geometric wallpaper give the space a youthful look. Design by Erinn Valencich

Hip Design

One of a teen's favorite pastimes is to sit back, relax and listen to music. Designer Lori Dennis placed a lounge chair that doubles as a bed in this hip bedroom for a cool, chill look. A desk nearby the lounge chair is ideal when it comes time for homework.

Floral Area Rug

A bright, bold area rug is the focal point in this bedroom. The brass twin beds and geometric bed pillows add dimension, and the floor-to-ceiling draperies bring height to the cozy space. Design by Lori Dennis

Ocean Inspiration

A large bookshelf is essential in a teen bedroom to hold books and sports trophies and medals. The ocean blue walls complement the colorful patterned bedding. A skateboard shelf and the wakeboard decor bring playful touches to the space. Photo courtesy of Pottery Barn. Go shopping for bedding and more at Market Place.

Luxurious Yet Youthful

A deep red damask print covers the walls in this elegant teen bedroom. The bed pillows, bedspread and faux fur rug bring texture to the space. Designer Shelly Riehl David hung the silk draperies with iron medallions to complement the chocolate-enameled wood-carved bed and furniture.

Bold Touches

Yellows, grays and blacks fill this bright contemporary bedroom. Designer Erinn Valencich combined different patterns for a dimensional look. The bright green nightstand pops against the subdued color palette for a bold touch any teen would admire.

Masculine Decor

Pick a favorite sport as inspiration to create a traditional-style boy's room. Decorate the walls with your teen's favorite sport wallpaper and incorporate other sports-themed items through pillows and bedding. Designer Trish Beaudet dressed the windows up with navy-and-plaid window treatments to enhance the traditional look.
From: Trish Beaudet

Soft Color Palette

Floral prints fill this comforting bedroom designed by Shelly Riehl David. A pastel color palette brings a touch of sweet softness that would make any young teen feel like a princess. Designer Shelly Riehl David incorporated silk and velvet furnishings with high-gloss furniture for a textured look.

Minimalist Approach

Simplicity goes a long way in a teen bedroom. The only things hanging on the stark white walls are skateboards and a music poster, representing this teen's passions. The flower-print throw brings a touch of femininity to this mostly masculine bedroom. Design by Chris Barrett

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