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On Parenting
Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Making a stylish bedroom for teens

From elsewhere in The Post: Maybe the color scheme in your teen’s bedroom is all wrong. Or maybe it’s all right, but the room could still use subtle improvements to refresh the look.

Christiane Lemieux, creative director and designer of DwellStudio, shared advice for making a teen’s room into a sophisticated space with with staff writer Delece Smith-Barrow. One of Lemieux’s suggestions is to play with neon accent colors. “I’m loving the neon yellow, pink and green. I think you can mix it with any color and make it look hip,” she says.

How have you designed your teen’s bedroom? Was it difficult reaching an agreement with your child on accessories, wall art and colors? Share your advice in the comments section. And if you have designed an especially eye-catching room for your child, enter The Washington Post Kid’s Room Contest.

By On Parenting  |  12:44 PM ET, 09/01/2011

 
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