Rooms We Love: Creating an Inviting Chic Teen Bedroom




Welcome to the Rooms We Love Blog Tour organized by my dear friend Tammy from Pink Peppermint Designs. I am so excited to be participating in this fabulous tour with some great bloggers. If you’re coming over from Laura at Meaningful Spaces welcome and don’t forget to stop by the whole tour listed below for loads of inspiration!

Black, White and Chic all over; Teen room makeover with Raymour & Flanigan

Close To Home

Over the years I have decorated some fun kids spaces. From a Better Homes and Garden’s nursery to a HGTV featured Adirondack Room, a sherbet sweet twins bedroom, a college dorm room and everything in between. I’ve put some serious energy in these rooms but at the end of the day I go home and leave that fun space behind. So when it came to decorating my daughter Chloe’s room I knew I had an added investment. At 14, Chloe had an idea fo how that room should look. She wanted a sophisticated black and white room with accents of gold and pops of turquoise. I loved her color vision and jumped to work designing. This room has been one of my favorite makeovers to date. 

Before

Chloes tween room was filled with florals, peace signs, cotton candy walls, mismatched furniture that made for a carnival of color and pattern. She loved it but was ready to graduate to a teen space that would take her well into her college years. (click on the images to enlarge the before pictures.) 

We calmed the walls down with a fresh coat of gray paint and dress the windows with blank and white drapery panels bringing your eye up to a metallic gold chevron decal border. We replaced the standard flush mount light with a modern white scalloped flower chandelier

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Furnishing the room was a breeze from there. We looked for bright white furniture. Gone went her hot pink painted desk and in came a streamline white and gold desk. A gold metal chair accompanied the desk and for extra seating we added a black polka dot barrel chair in the corner. A trio of white shadow box shelves holds souvenirs, collectibles, and photos of her BFFs. 

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That fun little shopping bag happens to be a recycling bin! And no, it didn’t come matching the room. To see how I created one of the coolest recycling bins around  click here

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Good Vibes Only

I’m a true believer that every room needs fresh flowers and a positive attitude. 

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The large headboard on the Hawthorne Bed in French Yellow Linen allows for Chloe to stack up the pillows and lean back to study or relax. A new Retreat Nightstand and matching dresser from Raymour & Flanigan were purchased to give her all the added storage a teen girl needs for clothing. We took the mix and match approach to accessorizing and added a bright green and gold Paris Table lamp for extra light. 

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For bedding we chose the Deco Dot comforter set from Kate Spade. We added pink agate accent pillows and a bright luxury turquoise sheet set to pop against the black and white. 

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For the past two years we have decorated Chloe’s room for Christmas. I sprung last year and purchased an artificial 7-foot White Christmas tree and decorated it with hot pink, gold, and turquoise ornaments and a white fur tree skirt. Its the most beautiful room all lit up at night.

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I sprinkled her room with white jingle bells and festive white and gold winter accents.

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Pretty In Pink

Just recently we gave Chloes’ adjoing bath a serious makeover. It was the only room in the house besides my home office that hadn’t been touch since we purchased the home 10 years ago. We carried in the turquoise and hot pink theme and added more GLAM. To see the before pictures and more view of this bathroom click here

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Thank you so much for taking the Rooms We Love Blog Hop! It was seriously so difficult to pin down one of my favorites. Another favorite of mine was a recently finished rustic farmhouse inspired basement renovation for a client that was inspired by HGTV’s Fixer Upper. We added so much more livable space and gave this family of five a warm and inviting place to entertain and relax. I’m sure you love all the rustic charm. 

Now I’d love for you to head on over to Haneen’s Haven. Haneen is never short on style, color and load of fun. Next months tour will include a spring tablescape and the reveal of a $5K auction donation makeover. Stay tuned my friends! 

YOU ARE THE BEST! 

Amie 

 

Monday

Rooms We Love Blogger Tour

CC and Mike | The Heathered Nest | Craftberry Bush | Two Twenty One | Pink Peppermint Design

Tuesday

Haneen’s Haven | House of Hire Designs | Valerie Wheeler Interiors | Meaningful Spaces | Meme Hill Studio

Wednesday

Spicy Salty Sweet Home | Noni’s House | Remington Avenue | The Posh Home | Tuft and Trim

Thursday

Life on Cedar Lane | Nina and Cecilia | Almafied Blog | The Green Spring Home | 11 Magnolia Lane

  • Often readers inquire where items came from. I have included affiliate links in this post to help you shop my home. 

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4 Comments on Rooms We Love: Creating an Inviting Chic Teen Bedroom

  1. Courtney Davey
    February 22, 2018 at 12:40 pm (5 months ago)

    This is so cute!! I love all the bright colors! You are so talented!

    XO Courtney

    Reply
    • memehillstudio
      February 22, 2018 at 11:09 pm (5 months ago)

      Thank you so much Courtney! I do love color. Thank you for stopping by. Amie

      Reply
  2. Summer
    February 23, 2018 at 4:29 am (5 months ago)

    Amie, I love her room so much! That gold chair is just divine and that desk is the desk I want (but I need one super long like I have). It’s all perfect for her! xoxo

    Reply

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