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How would you decorate your 8 yo daughters room?

One of my twins wants the black background w/ pink skulls..the other horses??

 
JazzyJes

Asked by JazzyJes at 1:55 PM on Nov. 15, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Dark paint is difficult to paint over and I have never seen black carpet. I would paint the walls a nice grey with white trim maybe do a light pink ceiling. Let them chose the carpet. Go online and find bedspeads and accessories in the themes for each DD. Then see if you can find posters which are in their themes. If you cannot find them, then have each girl draw and paint her own poster or pictures and put them all over the walls. You can get black light paint and a black light. The girls will be proud that they could help create their room. By doing this the room will be easy to change when the girls want a new look when they hit 13 or puberty.
    depressedmom65

    Answer by depressedmom65 at 2:32 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • So, do both.

    No one ever said that an 8yo's bedroom needs to be salable to the 'average' buyer --or that it needs to be well decorated. It's their room, why not let them do what they want with it?

    Horses all over the ceiling... or drapes... black carpet with pink skull lamps...whatever you can find, really.

    Black horses on one pink wall and pink skulls on the black wall...
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 1:58 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Give them separate sections of the room. You can set up a divider of sorts. Or, is there a color the girls can agree on? If so, paint the room that color and use the pink and black skulls as accents on one side, and horses on the other. That way they both get to express their individuality while not having the room look like a mismash.
    duckigrrl

    Answer by duckigrrl at 2:16 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Thanks Linda and duckigrrl...Never thought of putting them together..Husband might have a problem with it...he thinks he knows what goes together...he can decorate good but ducki has a point it is their room....Thank you both!!!
    JazzyJes

    Comment by JazzyJes (original poster) at 2:23 PM on Nov. 15, 2010

  • Haha I guess you are in a bit of a dilema. I would try and make them both happy within reason. Im sure if you ask them to come up with something together they should be able to think of something
    butterflymama23

    Answer by butterflymama23 at 2:33 PM on Nov. 15, 2010