Tween Bedroom {boys room}

by Chris on November 14, 2011

Awww…you’ve waited long enough. I’m just too busy to finish it all for a “final” reveal. Looks like it’s gonna have to be in stages. You ok with that? Figured as much.

wood pallet wall

So this part’s done! Do you want to see what it looked like before? It was perfect…for a younger boy. My tween was starting to like “edgy-er” things, so it just wasn’t suiting him anymore.

decorated boys bedroom

With the darker colors, the more significant contrast in textures, and of course the new wall…it is a match made in tween heaven.

teen bedroom pallet wall

What can I say? I like before and afters. Before…

boys bedroom

After…

gray orange bedroom

As you can imagine, I have some details to give, eh? The quick version is that we built a wall out of FREE pallet wood, and I painted his furniture.

teen boys room

The not-so-quick version will have to come in a series of posts to follow. It’s no mistake that you’re only seeing one side of his room. The other side currently has another dresser all torn apart with plastic lining it. Not too photo-worthy to say the least.

DIY pallet wall

**Update** Here is the shot that Better Homes and Gardens took for their magazine. Obviously their photography skills are just a liiiiitle bit better than mine.

wood pallet wall

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