The Ultimate Under $100 Room Ideas Quiz

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About This Quiz

Your tween has outgrown his or her childhood bedroom and it's time for a make-over. As they enter the process of becoming adults, tweens begin to discover their independence, develop their own opinions and want to look cool. They want to feel comfortable in their bedrooms, but pleasing them may be difficult, especially on a limited budget. Learn some tips and guidelines by taking this quiz.

What should you discuss with your tween before you redecorate his or her room?

Ask your tweens what features they would like to see in their bedrooms and discuss how this can be made possible within a limited budget.

Which wall color appeals to tween boys?

Tween boys often like navy blue or forest green as their wall color. Girls tend more towards sage, marigold or a light teal.

What might be an option if you are worried that your tween will quickly change their mind about their new wall covering?

Decals or stickers in different shapes and designs give tweens an opportunity to redesign their walls without having to revamp the entire wall covering.

Why might a rug be a useful object when redecorating a tween's room?

An rug that has bold patterns can serve as a focal point of the room and can help tie the room theme together.

What type of rug patterns do tween girls tend to like?

Tween girls usually have outgrown their love of pink pony paraphernalia. They tend to like animal patterns on carpets and rugs.

What is usually the centerpiece of a bedroom?

The bed is usually the centerpiece of the bedroom, so redecorating it can change the look of the entire room.

What sort of bedding style is a good long-term investment for a tween?

Sticking with bold-colored, classic linen styles is a good long-term investment as opposed to TV shows or pop stars that you tween will quickly get bored of.

If the budget allows, how might you decorate a pillow for a tween girl?

Monograms are a nice way of decorating pillows for a tween girl. Boys usually prefer pillows with their favorite sport team logo.

What is a simple way to upgrade a bedroom without buying anything?

Redecorating can be as simple as rearranging the furniture. Your tween now uses the bedroom as a study, dressing area, lounge and sleeping quarter. Try to arrange the furniture so that there is an area for each of these activities. If you want to spend a small amount, a few new accessories can add the final touch and curtains can help to separate sections.

What aspect of a room greatly influences the atmosphere inside it?

Lighting affects the warmth and appeal of a room. Installing various light source allows you tween to control the lighting and atmosphere in the room.

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