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As a teenager, a bedroom is like a best friend. At the end of the day, good or bad, it is always there. As a safe haven from stressful school days or a perfect spot to hang with friends, a teenager’s bedroom should be a form of personal expression. But what is the best way to decorate the room? For starters, do you know your teen’s favorite color or style? Would they prefer posters from their favorite movies and bands, or sport paraphernalia? Since teen rooms also tend to be the messiest, helping to keep things organized is also a concern. If you are about to embark upon the redecorating of your teen’s room, you have some big decisions ahead.

That is why we put together 75 teen room ideas, perfect for boys’ rooms or girls’ rooms. Use the filter buttons below, choose the style that fits best and scroll through the photos to get inspiration for your teenager’s room. Once you have found the right mix, choose the perfect decor pieces for the final touches.

Instructions: Click through the buttons below to sort by gender and style. Click the photo for a larger view.

Teen Room Idea by Nourish and Nestle - Shutterfly.com

The modern gallery wall in this room helps make the update from tween to teen room. Don't miss the papier-mâché animal head!

Photo by: Nourish and Nestle

Teen Room Idea by Master Pieces of My Life - Shutterfly.com

This teenage room remodel doubled as a birthday surprise!

Photo by: Master Pieces of My Life

Teen Room Idea by Fearfully and Wonderfully Made - Shutterfly.com

Check out the soft pink and white colors in this tween girl's room.

Photo by: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Teen Room Idea by Jeanne Campana Design - Shutterfly.com

For the ultimate sport lover, try including sports memorabilia throughout the room.

Photo by: Jeanne Campana Design

Teen Room Idea by Far Above Rubies - Shutterfly.com

These lucky ladies got the ultimate French bedroom remodel from Mom. Take some inspiration from every aspect of this design -- especially the art choices.

Photo by: Far Above Rubies

Teen Room Idea by An Oregon Cottage - Shutterfly.com

For any teen who dreams of traveling, a map of the world makes a fun piece.

Photo by: An Oregon Cottage

Teen Room Idea by Karin Bennett Designs - Shutterfly.com

When using stripe patterns on the wall, consider varying the thickness of the stripes.

Photo by: Karin Bennett Designs

Teen Room Idea by Landeelu - Shutterfly.com

A room for the ultimate sports fan.

Photo by: Landeelu

Teen Room Idea by My Old Country House - Shutterfly.com

When your teenager has pillows and carpets with unique patterns, try to coordinate them.

Photo by: My Old Country House

Teen Room Idea by Life and Home at 2102 - Shutterfly.com

If your teenager has a television, try incorporating it into your gallery wall design.

Photo by: Life and Home at 2102

Teen Room Idea by Randi Garrett Design - Shutterfly.com

Every teenager is a star in his or her own mind, so why not use this star decor as a room idea?

Photo by: Randi Garrett Design

Teen Room Idea by Amanda Reynal Interiors - Shutterfly.com

One perfect teen room idea is to mount skateboard decks on the wall.

Photo by: Amanda Reynal Interiors

Teen Room Idea by Niki Photography - Shutterfly.com

A fun hanging light illuminates the eclectic decor in this teenage boy's room.

Photo by: Niki Photography

Via: The Naked Decorator

Teen Room Idea by Ashley Ann Photography - Shutterfly.com

Try lofting the bed in your teenager's room to provide extra space below for activities.

Photo by: Ashley Ann Photography

Teen Room Idea by Ashley Ann Photography - Shutterfly.com

A large print depicting a wooded landscape is a great teen room idea.

Photo by: Ashley Ann Photography

Teen Room Idea by Slightly Coastal - Shutterfly.com

Placing a light above the bed allows a teen to get some reading done before going to sleep.

Photo by: Slightly Coastal

Teen Room Idea by 71 Toes - Shutterfly.com

Try adding a large picture depicting a favorite activity, like skateboarding.

Photo by: 71 Toes

Teen Room Idea by Lori Dennis - Shutterfly.com

A fun piece of graphic artwork can transform a room into a teenager's favorite place.

Photo by: Lori Dennis

Teen Room Idea by Paint Yourself a Smile - Shutterfly.com

Nothing says nautical like a hammerhead shark in a tie.

Photo by: Paint Yourself a Smile

Teen Room Idea by Painted Daisies Murals - Shutterfly.com

Any soccer fan would love this teenage room idea.

Photo by: Painted Daisies Murals

Teen Room Idea by Randi Garrett Design - Shutterfly.com

When there are two beds, use them to coordinate the room’s colors scheme.

Photo by: Randi Garrett Design

Teen Room Idea by Todays Creative Life - Shutterfly.com

Hex shelves are functional and look great, making them the perfect multi-purpose choice for any room.

Photo by: Todays Creative Life

Teen Room Idea by Simple Details - Shutterfly.com

When coordinating darker colored walls, it is important to use pops of color elsewhere, for example, in a bedspread.

Photo by: Simple Details

Teen Room Idea by Chic on a Shoestring Decorating - Shutterfly.com

For a more rustic look, create a headboard out of a wooden plank.

Photo by: Chic on a Shoestring Decorating

Teen Room Idea by Cleverly Inspired - Shutterfly.com

This room, designed for a teenage boy, incorporates a super creative rug made of jeans material.

Photo by: Cleverly Inspired

Teen Room Idea by Don't Disturb This Groove - Shutterfly.com

This rustic accent wall provides a great backdrop for the reds and blues in the bedding.

Photo by: Don't Disturb This Groove

Teen Room Idea by Fox Hollow Cottage - Shutterfly.com

Vintage lockers create the feeling of hanging out in the school hallway between classes.

Photo by: Fox Hollow Cottage

Teen Room Idea by Just a Girl - Shutterfly.com

Instead of a wooden headboard, exaggerate the rustic feel by making a whole wall wood paneling.

Photo by: Just a Girl

Teen Room Idea by My Love 2 Create - Shutterfly.com

If you have a brick wall, create extra texture with wooden fixtures.

Photo by: My Love 2 Create

Teen Room Idea by Organizing Made Fun - Shutterfly.com

For a teenage boy, a bedroom makes a great place to display favorite sports memorabilia.

Photo by: Organizing Made Fun

Teen Room Idea by Little Liberty - Shutterfly.com

For the teenager who dreams of flying.

Photo by: Little Liberty

Teen Room Idea by Prodigal Pieces - Shutterfly.com

Providing bunk beds for your teenager is a great way to help get them ready for dorm room bunks in college!

Photo by: Prodigal Pieces

Teen Room Idea by Slipcovered Grey - Shutterfly.com

Inspirational quotes make great wall decor for an impressionable teen.

Photo by: Slipcovered Grey

Teen Room Idea by Slipcovered Grey - Shutterfly.com

Mom obviously had a hand in this particular one, but a chalkboard is a great teen room idea for reminders just like this.

Photo by: Slipcovered Grey

Teen Room Idea by Sweet Bee Buzzings - Shutterfly.com

Your teenager's favorite sports jerseys can easily become pillows with this DIY trick.

Photo by: Sweet Bee Buzzings

Teen Room Idea by Sweet Chaos Home - Shutterfly.com

A simple art print makes a fitting memorial for a family dog.

Photo by: Sweet Chaos Home

Teen Room Idea by The Inspired Room - Shutterfly.com

When trying to decide on teenage wall ideas, let them choose their favorite prints and frame them.

Photo by: The Inspired Room

Teen Room Idea by The Painted Chandelier - Shutterfly.com

This simple basket, hung above the bed, provides the perfect place for storage or works as a piece of unique decor.

Photo by: The Painted Chandelier

Teen Room Idea by Using What You Have - Shutterfly.com

A bold map wall hanging makes a great room idea for the intrepid teenager who loves geography.

Photo by: Using What You Have

Teen Room Idea by Willow Interiors - Shutterfly.com

Industrial shelves like these are easy to make and are a great teenage room idea.

Photo by: Willow Interiors

Teen Room Idea by At Home with the Barkers - Shutterfly.com

Bright pinks match wonderfully with black and white stripes in this teenage girl's room.

Photo by: At Home with the Barkers

Teen Room Idea by Home Happy Home - Shutterfly.com

We love the gray line in the dresser that follows onto the wall.

Photo by: Home Happy Home

Teen Room Idea by Jenny Tamplin - Shutterfly.com

This classic calming pink color scheme incorporates nice hints of floral patterning in the built-in shelves.

Photo by: Jenny Tamplin

Teen Room Idea by Lemonade Makin Mama - Shutterfly.com

String lights above the bed are perfect for a teenager’s room.

Photo by: Lemonade Makin Mama

Teen Room Idea by Meme Hill - Shutterfly.com

When coming up with teenage room ideas, throw out gender norms.

Photo by: Meme Hill

Teen Room Idea by Storypiece - Shutterfly.com

If you can't decide on the color for your teenage girl's room, go with the classics.

Photo by: Storypiece

Teen Room Idea by The Real Thing with the Coake Family - Shutterfly.com

When trying to come up with teenage girl room ideas, color matching is the name of the game.

Photo by: The Real Thing with the Coake Family

Teen Room Idea by Yummy Mummy Club - Shutterfly.com

Sometimes a name is all the decoration you need for your teenage girl’s room.

Photo by: Yummy Mummy Club

Teen Room Idea by Cottage Instincts - Shutterfly.com

This idea for a teenager’s room coordinates chair cushions, covers, and a wall board.

Photo by: Cottage Instincts

Teen Room Idea by A Little Glass Box - Shutterfly.com

When using bold designs, be sure to match the carpet and the drapes.

Photo by: A Little Glass Box

Teen Room Idea by Hey Gorg - Shutterfly.com

These mini cup lights make an adorable teen room decoration idea.

Photo by: Hey Gorg

Teen Room Idea by Home by Heidi - Shutterfly.com

Notice that the chair matches the rug and curtains. Also, this desk does double duty as a vanity or workspace.

Photo by: Home by Heidi

Teen Room Idea by House of Jade - Shutterfly.com

When looking for room ideas for your teenager, ask about a favorite color and then incorporate different shades throughout.

Photo by: House of Jade

Teen Room Idea by Lexi Westergard Design - Shutterfly.com

This beautiful blue wall coordinates perfectly with the pink dresser.

Photo by: Lexi Westergard Design

Teen Room Idea by Meme Hill - Shutterfly.com

A giant print or painting adorned with a teen’s name is the ultimate way to say: "This room is mine!"

Photo by: Meme Hill

Teen Room Idea by Vintage Revivals - Shutterfly.com

Nothing says “teenage room” more than golden wall designs.

Photo by: Vintage Revivals

Teen Room Idea by A Little Glass Box - Shutterfly.com

One great room idea for teens is to include hip, modern chair designs.

Photo by: A Little Glass Box

Teen Room Idea by Bette's House - Shutterfly.com

A bold teal accent wall coordinates very well with teal decor items scattered throughout the room.

Photo by: Bette's House

Teen Room Idea by Brassy Apple - Shutterfly.com

This simple DIY wireframe chandelier makes a fun teen room idea.

Photo by: Brassy Apple

Teen Room Idea by Cottage in the Oaks - Shutterfly.com

You are never too old for a bunk bed - especially if you want to utilize the space underneath for an office.

Photo by: Cottage in the Oaks

Teen Room Idea by Evolution of Style - Shutterfly.com

Light pastels are great room colors for teens because they are soft and calming.

Photo by: Evolution of Style

Teen Room Idea by It All Started With Paint - Shutterfly.com

If a radiator is an eyesore in your teenager's room, simply transform it!

Photo by: It All Started With Paint

Teen Room Idea by Jeanne Oliver Designs - Shutterfly.com

Keeps things fun in your teenager's room with a hanging light fixture like this.

Photo by: Jeanne Oliver Designs

Teen Room Idea by Lovely Indeed - Shutterfly.com

When it comes to a designing decor for a wall, LPs make a great teen room idea.

Photo by: Lovely Indeed

Teen Room Idea by Maggie Overby Studios - Shutterfly.com

Make this teenage girl's room fun by keeping things bright and pink!

Photo by: Maggie Overby Studios

Teen Room Idea by Meme Hill - Shutterfly.com

This lovely black and white color scheme is peppered with teal and pink throughout.

Photo by: Meme Hill

Teen Room Idea by The Yellow Cape Cod - Shutterfly.com

A beautiful, modern, hanging chandelier adds an intense level of character to any teen’s room.

Photo by: The Yellow Cape Cod

Teen Room Idea by House of Rose - Shutterfly.com

The string lights in this room pop against the white wall and pink decor.

Photo by: House of Rose

Teen Room Idea by I Dig Pinterest - Shutterfly.com

A nice window bench provides a perfect place for calm reflection or reading a favorite book.

Photo by: I Dig Pinterest

Teen Room Idea by It All Started With Paint - Shutterfly.com

Check out this teenage room idea: if a hanging chandelier is out of the question, try this hand painted one!

Photo by: It All Started With Paint

Teen Room Idea by Maggie Overby Studios - Shutterfly.com

Something often forgotten when thinking of teen room ideas is greenery. A plant looks great in any room!

Photo by: Maggie Overby Studios

Teen Room Idea by Sara Boulter Photography - Shutterfly.com

Get creative with gallery walls by incorporating chalkboard painted walls and a corkboard.

Photo by: Sara Boulter Photography

Via: My Design Dump

Teen Room Idea by Sweet Parrish Place - Shutterfly.com

There is no reason to get too crazy with wall decor. One photo or piece of art is sometimes all that is needed.

Photo by: Sweet Parrish Place

Teen Room Idea by Vintage Revivals - Shutterfly.com

Fantastic rope decor serves as a perfect headboard accompaniment.

Photo by: Vintage Revivals

Teen Room Idea by Stars For Streetlights - Shutterfly.com

This simple DIY headboard adds an element of luxury, especially when paired with bold-colored pillows.

Photo by: Stars For Streetlights

Teen Room Idea by Echoes of Laughter - Shutterfly.com

Sometimes all that is needed to transform a teen's room is a piece of sports artwork above their bed.

Photo by: Echoes of Laughter

Teen Room Idea by Saving 4 Six - Shutterfly.com

This classic teenage boy's room also utilizes a few rustic elements, like the wooden bedside table and plaid bed sheet design.

Photo by: Saving 4 Six