This is What Became of My Son’s Bunk Bed After He Grew Out of it


It happened really quickly…  I started noticing my son wasn’t sleeping well when he was 16, and realized he had grown out of his bunk bed much too fast.  I hadn’t budgeted new bedroom furniture for him yet, and I didn’t want him to lose any more sleep so I had to act quickly.  I … Continue reading

Create a Fresh, Fun, and Funky Teen Room or Den on a Dime

Teen rooms are little tricky in that typically teens, (especially girls), tend to frequently change their minds about their room design and color scheme. Consequently, and rightly so, most people don’t want to invest a lot of money in these rooms. Below is a real life example and tips on creating a fresh, fun, and funky teen room on a dime…

A Bedroom Makeover for a Teen Girl’s Room

The teenage girl who owns this room made a wise choice to ask for a room makeover for her birthday and to be surprised by the end results. This worked out very well, since we were able to first talk about her likes/dislikes, and make sure we understood what her wish list was for the room. After that I created a design plan for the parents to approve, incorporating her wish list items while meeting the budget. (We were fortunate in that she didn’t have a difficult wish list to meet.) Then we all got to work on planning and preparations to have the room done in a one week time period. As a result the room was completed quickly in the desired timeline. Further, the decisions and work weren’t dragged out over a long time period, and everyone had a great time at the surprise birthday unveiling…