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5 Tips For Transitioning a Kid Room to a Teen Room

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There comes a time in every child's life when they outgrow the little kid room you always thought was so cute. When our kids reached this milestone, however, we did not have a budget that allowed them to just pick out all their favorite things from a PB Teen catalog.
  • 5 tips for transitioning a kid room to a teen room, bedroom ideas
But by using simple DIY projects, organizing, and buying some key items, we were able to upgrade them into affordable young adult rooms, spending just about $150-$200 each (and that included new flooring!).
  • 5 tips for transitioning a kid room to a teen room, bedroom ideas
Here are 5 tips we used to make it easier:
1. Consult with your teen...or not.
2. Clean out the clutter.
  • 5 tips for transitioning a kid room to a teen room, bedroom ideas
3. Eliminate what isn't working in the room.
4. Freshen with paint.
  • 5 tips for transitioning a kid room to a teen room, bedroom ideas
5. Provide some "grown up" accessories.
For LOTS more details and information check out the full post at the url below:

To see more: http://www.anoregoncottage.com/2012/05/5-tips-to-transition-kid-room-to-teen/

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  • 3sonscrazy
    3sonscrazy Fort Collins, CO

    What? My toddler is going to become a teenager, and he's going to outgrow his stuffed animals?
    Just kidding. Good tips, and your kids' rooms look nice.

  • Mel Lea-Wood
    Mel Lea-Wood Australia

    Love the room, working on my teen boys room, I'm going with minimum consultation with them :) @ you are going to be amazed at how quickly that toddler will grow up!

  • Jami @ An Oregon Cottage
    Jami @ An Oregon Cottage Pleasant Hill, OR

    Ha! Sometimes they have the stuffed animals longer than they care about them because WE don't want to admit they're growing up. *sniff*

  • 3sonscrazy
    3sonscrazy Fort Collins, CO

    @Mel Lea-Wood, I know. I already can't believe how fast the first 2 1/2 years have gone by.

  • AnnMarie
    AnnMarie Canada

    What a great room!

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