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Boys Teen Bedroom – Reveal

It’s here… the Boys Teen Bedroom Reveal.

Yes, I know… I am like a slow little turtle crawling uphill. 

I started my son’s teen bedroom last year.


It’s been done for awhile and I have neglected to share the final reveal with you.  

This room truly was a labor of love –

I wanted this room to be a work of art, all done by hand.


My son appreciates it, and knows that he has a room that is really special. 

He even asked me if I would re-create his room when we move. 

I told him I’d give it my best shot.


Teen bedroom[pinit]

For the most part,

everything in this room is DIY.


Teen Boy Room[pinit]

The lamps are from Home Goods.


Teen Bedroom[pinit]

The wall of hooks make the room seem larger and the clock was easy to make.


Boy Teen Room[pinit]

The wall map is definitely a statement piece in the room,

and you’d never guess what is under that upholstered chair.


Teen Bedroom[pinit]

Now he has the perfect place to sit and do his homework.



Do you remember how it started?

Bunk Bed

Oh… that is so embarrassing!

Child's Room

Okay… that’s a little better,


I wanted it to look like this

Olioboard Teen Room

That’s when drawing a floor plan came in handy,

Tutorial Floor Plan[pinit]

and drawing elevations was a must to make sure my vision was down on paper.

This helped others see the vision too.

Elevation Floor Plan[pinit]

Teen Room

I decided on room colors,


Painted the walls

Paint Colors

and completed all of  the projects that went in the room…


It started with the two-toned desk.

Desk drawers[pinit]

then the wall of hooks,

Rust-Oleum Hook Board[pinit]

Subway Art wishes,

DIY Subway Art[pinit]

a chair with a story to tell,

French Patina[pinit]

that makes you think, “What’s Under Your Upholstered Seat?”

Reupholstering a Chair[pinit]

a World Map,

DIY Wall Map[pinit]


side table to nightstand makeover,

Night Stand[pinit]

magnetic chalkboard,


Magnetic Chalkboard[pinit]

and brass bed spray paint transformation.


Spray Painted Brass Bed[pinit]

 My son’s teen room is complete!

With a blink of an eye he will be out of the house,

but now he has a room he will remember forever!


Teen Room[pinit]

Thank you for joining me on this journey.

Is there a project you would like to do from this room?

Let me know what it is!

A list of all the tutorials are below.



Every. Single. Moment.



Project Tutorials:

Brass Bed

Magnetic Chalkboard

Nightstand Makeover

World Map

Upholstered Chair

Subway Art Wishes

Wall of Hooks

Renewed Desk



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  • joy

    I too started my 13 yo daughters room makeover last year for and around her bday in August and its been a slow process trying to finish it up. One of the last remaining things was some sort of art/decor on the main wall above her bed. Saw your pictures and DING DING DING! I love the boards with encouraging phrases!! Now I can’t wait to get started.
    Thanks for the inspiration!

    January 20, 2014 at 11:05 pm Reply
    • Angie

      That’s great news Joy! I am so glad I could help! This is one of my favorite projects I did for his room too. He’s a sentimental guy, so it touched his heart a little too. I would love to see your final result.

      January 21, 2014 at 8:12 am Reply
  • Kim (TheKimSixFix)

    This is beautiful. I love how it is masculine but without being over ‘themey’

    January 20, 2014 at 11:55 pm Reply
    • Angie

      Thanks so much Kim!

      January 21, 2014 at 8:13 am Reply
  • Betsy@coastal-colors

    Angie, this is fabulous! Your tutorials are great! I enjoyed seeing your drawings too. This room has such a masculine feel that any gut would love! You totally rocked this one!

    January 21, 2014 at 9:09 am Reply
    • Angie

      Thanks so much Betsy!

      January 21, 2014 at 9:52 am Reply
  • Miss Charming

    Such a terrific room, Angie! You just rocked every detail. I think the desk is my favorite or maybe that gorgeous chair. I will probably copy your extra long coat rack, though–love that!

    January 21, 2014 at 12:39 pm Reply
  • Ranjit Kaur Sidhu

    Beautifully designed room Angie.
    Just out of interest, what medium did you use to draw the wall elevation drawing?

    April 30, 2018 at 11:07 pm Reply
    • Angie

      Hi Ranjit, Thank you! The wall elevation was drawn by hand – I know there are many computer programs for drawing elevations as well, I’m old school. Ha!

      May 2, 2018 at 4:58 pm Reply

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