Decorating your tween boy's bedroom can be a challenge. As boys head toward manhood their tastes and styles may change. It is no easy task to choose decor that fits their likes and dislikes and creates a bedroom they enjoy being in. Take this quiz to see what you know about decorating a tween boy's room and learn some new ideas along the way.
Tween boys start to discover their individuality, including the talents that set them apart from their friends. They like their bedroom to reflect this newfound independence.
It is likely you will be insulting a tween boy if you call him childish.
If your tween is into sports you can create a sports theme by displaying his trophies and memorabilia in his bedroom. Sports bedding also adds to the theme.
Your tween might enjoy a bedroom painted in the colors of his favorite sport team. Keeping some neutral items in the room helps to balance the bright colors of the sports accessories.
While tween boys take an interest in all sports, extreme sports are particularly popular, especially surfing and skateboarding.
Painting the walls an ocean blue, together with hanging pictures of surfers and surfboards helps to bring the beach to the bedroom.
Painting a wall with chalkboard paint allows your tween boy to chalk his homework reminders on his bedroom wall in a non-destructive manner.
Tween boys who like music often continue to like it well into their teens. Using music as the bedroom theme will often last many years.
A practice area is important for a musical tween. Placing the musical gear in a the corner of the room with a deep-colored rug creates the feel of a practice area.
Vinyl records hung in an interesting manner can be a nice feature in the bedroom of a tween who likes music.
Creating a college-style room may allow your tween to experience the independence he is striving for.
A loft bed gives a dormitory feel. It also allows for space to put a desk or lounge.
Encourage your son to strive for his college dreams by painting his room in the colors of the college.
A neutral design allows your tween to style his own room.
Using striped or checked bedding gives a neutral room some color.