Teen or Tween Decorating Ideas: Girls Black, White and Hot Pink Bedroom
If you’d asked me 9 years ago if I’d ever paint my little girls room black, I would have said ‘not bloody likely!’ Fast-forward 9 1/2 years later and you’ll find me knuckle deep in black paint, red wine, and loving every minute of it!
That’s right, I painted Cassie’s room black. Not ALL of it (I’m not THAT crazy), just a feature wall, which was just enough to give me the high contrast, high energy look I was wanting to create for her.
Cassie’s Room: Before
I actually really liked the in-between look with light blue/green walls and hot pink accents. However, like mother like daughter, Cassie asked if we could change her room around – well, you don’t have to ask me twice!
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Cassie’s Room: After
With the shiny vinyl polka dots, graphic drapes, toss cushions and bedding, her room is a fun mix of pattern and pizzazz!
The photo gallery wall is one of her fave things in the room, showcasing Doug, Henry and her BFF.
Every girl’s room needs a lil’ pug hug.
The white paint colour is Benjamin Moore Simply White. The black is black.
I decided to try Sherwin Williams Opulence for the white walls and I BEG you NOT to ask me how many coats it took to cover the previously light blue walls….oh if you insist…8 FREAKIN’ COATS OF PAINT! I was about to lose my mind by the time I was done…long story short, I should’ve used Benjamin Moore paint. End of story.
The Function Junction
And it’s not just the colour palette that makes her room fabulous, it’s also the multi-purpose desk area!
Using Ikea Kallax units (formerly Expedit), I created a desk area with room for storage, books, treasures and more.
I also re-used the EVER handy Raskog Cart which holds her pencils, felts, papers and colouring books.
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I bought an extra large corkboard (approx. 30×40) and wrapped it with a fun polka dot fabric to pick-up on her gold vinyl polka dots on the other side of the room. She now has a place for drawings, schoolwork, memorabilia and photos.
The clipboards are from the Dollar Store (holla, holla, shoppin’ for a dolla’!) I unscrewed the clips and glued scrapbook paper on to jazz them up a bit!
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So what do you think? Maybe you wouldn’t do it, but do you like it? I’d love to hear from you!
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