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Birthday Idea

Instead of a bunch of gifts,I want to paint my daughters room she has colors already in mind and I was gonna buy new curtains and add in a blacklight that she wants and some new bedding. Would this be a lousy gift? I thought after all thats done then she could have a sleepover party with her girlfriends.

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MarGeee

Asked by MarGeee at 2:57 PM on Sep. 26, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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  • Thats a good idea than u can have a P J party
    monches

    Answer by monches at 3:00 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Thats a(n) AWESOME idea! I wish my parents would have thought something like that when I was a child.
    Its a HUGE gift in itself :) Go Momma!!!
    CandyHorse

    Answer by CandyHorse at 3:00 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • And, you could put a Happy Birthday banner up at the door.
    CandyHorse

    Answer by CandyHorse at 3:01 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • That's a GREAT gift idea.

    When it comes to older kids, teens.. Those types of things are gifts they really like and appreciate (rooms being redecorated, make overs for girls, shopping trips for both, gizmos/gadgets for their rooms.. ect.. just about anything that goes with their individuality and their "need" for personal space and expression..) . I know that was always the case with my son and most of his friends.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 3:06 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Sounds good and it sounds like she would like it.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 3:08 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I love CandyHorse's idea about the banner..

    Maybe a Happy Birthday banner of the door.. And a ribbon across the door. Make it a ceremony of sorts, have her cut the ribbon for her new room.. I know it sounds cheesy. But really, teens like having their own space that is their's. KWIM.. And it is a pretty big deal to them.
    pixie_trix

    Answer by pixie_trix at 3:10 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • I did the same when one of my kids turned 12 2 months ago and she LOVED it. She loves her room now, it's more "her" and she said it was the best gift ever!
    mysevenkids

    Answer by mysevenkids at 3:13 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • Nice idea Pixie Trix to add into mine ;)

    Makes it like she is 'opening' her girft(s)
    CandyHorse

    Answer by CandyHorse at 3:16 PM on Sep. 26, 2010

  • that's a great idea and i just know she will love it
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 8:17 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • That is pretty much what I did for my daughter's 13th party. It gets hard as they get older!
    Nikobaby2010

    Answer by Nikobaby2010 at 11:33 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

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