When your kid enters their teenage years, they are juggling a lot more in their life than they did as a kid —from schoolwork to sports to socializing, teenage years are a pivotal time in life for expressing their individuality and their personal style. One way they can express themselves is through their bedroom design. It's an area in the home they can call their own and will most likely spend a lot of time in.
We share our favorite teen girl bedroom ideas, whether you're making it over from a little girl's room, if your older teen just needs a small bedroom refresh, and even ideas for if they share a room with a brother or sister. These functional and stylish makeover ideas will be something they love as they grow older or transition from a tween to teen.
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Girl's Best Friend
Your daughter's room is a place for them to express themselves and display the things they love. If their dog is their best friend or they love animals in general, they can express that with quirky artwork like these dog portrait plates that are unconventional and add color to the room.Continue to 2 of 50 below.
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A Colorful Loft Bedroom
Even if your teen's bedroom is a small loft space, it can still pack a lot of personality and style. Here, Blakely Interior Design brings color and interest to the small space with a patterned, colorful wallpaper and bedding and furniture in complementary colors.Continue to 3 of 50 below.
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A Creative Space
Whether your teen girl needs a place to study or a place to get her creative juices flowing, she will need an area in her room to inspire her to create. This office area features one-of-a-kind furniture, pink accents and cute furnishings like the yin yang pillow that together create a place that's just as stylish and creative as it is functional.Continue to 4 of 50 below.
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A Dreamy Wall Mural
A wall mural is a great way to make a big design statement in a bedroom with minimal skill and budget required. Here, Britt Design Studio added a wallpaper cloud mural behind the bed that pairs well with the ballet pink and blue color palette. If you have basic drawing skills, you can even paint a mural using a projector to display an image and stencil onto the wall.Continue to 5 of 50 below.
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An Urban Loft Design
This bedroom looks like it's in a hip downtown loft, but the white brick wall is actually wallpaper that definitely ups the cool factor in this teen's bedroom. Designer Michelle Berwick transformed this room from a little girl's space to a cool teen hangout complete with sleek furniture and a bold, navy upholstered headboard.Continue to 6 of 50 below.
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A Secret Garden Mural
Wouldn't it be a dream to wake up in this bedroom that resembles a secret garden? Designer Michelle Berwick decorated this accent wall with a garden decal for a dreamy look that any teen girl (and even adult) would love. The rest of the room decorated minimally to help make this small attic room feel more open.Continue to 7 of 50 below.
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A Little French Flair
If your teen loves all things French, their room should reflect that with French-inspired details like the blue and gold color palette in this bedroom design. The intricate French trellis-inspired headboard and French accessories and furnishings like the "Amour" bed pillow elevate the French design. This design is something that will grow with your teen and can even be a guest bedroom when it's time for your daughter to move out of the house.Continue to 8 of 50 below.
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Bold + Bright
If your daughter has a bright, bold personality, they deserve to have a room that matches that. This bold pink accent wall is a budget-friendly and easy way for a girl with a large personality to feel like her room reflects her personality. The rest of the room is softened with white furnishings and floral Roman shades that really help the bold accent wall shine even more.Continue to 9 of 50 below.
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Butterfly Wall Art
If one of your daughter's favorite insects is a butterfly, they'll love a display of butterflies in their room. This gold 3D butterfly art looks great with the soft blues, greens and bold pinks in this sophisticated girl's bedroom.Continue to 10 of 50 below.
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Your teen's bedroom should be just as creative and artistic as they are. This bedroom design by Mary Patton Design features color and flair in every corner, from the Andy Warhol-esque pineapple wallpaper to the playful cloud pillows and bright yellow canopy bed. A bedroom design with a variety of decor elements will create a space that's as unique as your teenage daughter is.Continue to 11 of 50 below.
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A Quick Makeover on a Budget
If you're limited on budget and time, sometimes a simple wallpaper accent wall can completely transform the look of a room. Here, Lucky Plot 13 installed a beautiful floral wallpaper in her daughter's room and paired it with complementary bedding and furniture for a dramatic makeover that was easy and low budget.Continue to 12 of 50 below.
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Pretty in Pink
Every detail of this pink teen's bedroom adds design value, from the polka dot pink wallpaper to the dramatic globe pendant lighting. The pink accents paired with white bedding and furniture, along with the natural Roman shades, soften the look.Continue to 13 of 50 below.
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Whether your teen is an early bird or prefers a beautiful sunset, this sunshine yellow accent wall will surely brighten up their day. Even though this design takes a small amount of paint, it provides a big visual aesthetic. The bedroom's design proves that a monochrome color palette doesn't have to be boring and dull.Continue to 14 of 50 below.
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A Bedroom Design Fit for a Grown-Up
You would never guess that this bedroom is for a young teen with its beautiful floral accents and neutral, elegant furnishings, but the Lucite chair and beaded chandelier add a touch of playfulness. The combination of sophisticated and modern creates the perfect bedroom design for a teen that can't wait to grow up but is still young at heart.Continue to 15 of 50 below.
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Contrasting Hangout Nook
An easy, budget-friendly way to separate an area in a room is to paint it in a contrasting color. In this teen's bedroom, JLV Creative painted a hangout nook in a deep blue color that contrasts with the white room. Patterned pillows and blankets enhance the style and provide a comfortable spot any teen will love to relax in.Continue to 16 of 50 below.
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A Boho-Style Dream
The soft and whimsical wallpaper pattern and textures in the bed pillows and bamboo headboard add a big dose of visual appeal to this teen's room. The muted tones in the artwork and bedding provide a boho design-inspired look that really anchor the space.Continue to 17 of 50 below.
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A Variety of Storage
Implementing different types of storage can enhance a room's design. Here, JLA Designs added a large dresser as well as a ladder shelf in the same finish for a look that's cohesive yet adds a variety of heights and visual appeal. The shelf displays items that are precious to this teen girl, while the dresser conceals clothing and other items. A large, ornate mirror brings a grand and feminine touch.Continue to 18 of 50 below.
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Floral Accent Wall
A wallpaper accent wall can immediately elevate a room when on a budget. This indigo floral accent wall, paired with gold furniture, name art and shibori-dye furnishings, makes a big statement in this otherwise unassuming teen's bedroom.Continue to 19 of 50 below.
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A Place for Hanging Out
Even though this bed looks like it's hanging from the ceiling, it's actually just rope decor that gives the illusion that the bed is floating. This bedroom design by Ashley Webb has an airy, relaxing feel, and the matching hanging wood slices acts as a one-of-a-kind alternative to a nightstand.Continue to 20 of 50 below.
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If laying next to the ocean is your teen's favorite pastime, they can bring the look and feel of the beach into their bedroom with the right color palette and design. We love the breezy blue tones and the hanging egg chair in this bedroom design by Britt Design Studio that's reminiscent of swinging by the ocean while reading a good book.Continue to 21 of 50 below.
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It's no secret homework is no fun, but you can create a homework space for your teen that is a place she will want to spend time in. Here, Mindy Gayer created a refreshing, organized homework area that even has a daybed for when your teen needs a break from studying.Continue to 22 of 50 below.
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A Corner for Swinging
A fun spot to listen to music, a podcast or read a good book is exactly how a teenage girl likes to spend her time. Here, JK Interior Living used minimal materials to make a swing and installed it in the corner of her daughter's bedroom to give her a place to relax. We love the addition of feminine floral touches on the ceiling mural and the fresh flowers that match.Continue to 23 of 50 below.
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Double the Fun
A shared teen bedroom can be limited on space, but there is always room to pack in a variety of design elements. This lake-themed bedroom features matching checkered bedding, lake-inspired bed pillows and even intricate details like the rope sconces and distressed wood headboards.Continue to 24 of 50 below.
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A Bedroom for an Older Teen
This teen bedroom may be understated but it features many beautiful elements, from the grand upholstered bed to the textured white bed pillows. The white walls and minimal furniture make this room provide a great backdrop and make the room feel more open and roomy.Continue to 25 of 50 below.
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Peachy + Minty Hues
The ombre wall in this teen's bedroom is Instagram-worthy with its pretty peach and mint hues against the black-framed windows. The color combination ties the whole room's design together and will transition with your teen as she gets older.Continue to 26 of 50 below.
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A Little Privacy
Every teen loves their privacy when talking to friends, listening to music or reading their favorite book. These stunning pink curtains hanging from the white canopy bed can easily be closed for privacy, as well as providing a dark place to sleep. The white canopy bed and cute potted plant light add a girly touch to the room.Continue to 27 of 50 below.
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Words of Affirmation
A gallery wall of artwork featuring words of affirmation is a great way to encourage a teen to be confident in themselves while adding style to their room. This gallery wall design by Amy Leferink of Interior Impressions matches the pink, gold and black color scheme of this teen's bedroom and is adjacent to the desk area for when your teen needs to take a break from their homework to remind themselves why they're so great.Continue to 28 of 50 below.
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When Ashley of House of Hanes designed her girl's bedroom, she wanted to keep with her California-cool style while creating a functional space—and all on a budget. Many of the design elements in this room are DIY projects (including the floating bench and rainbow wall), while the layout adds both function and style.Continue to 30 of 50 below.
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This closet space was turned into an inspiring place to sketch, write in a diary or do some homework. Designer Marie Flanigan added color to the room with the grand pink curtains and a framed painting, and she softened the look with a white shiplap accent wall and white furniture.Continue to 31 of 50 below.
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This girl's room designed by Mary Patton has a sweet, subtle design with its metal canopy bed, sheer white curtains, and framed sketch artwork. The leopard pattern on the ceiling brings a little touch of sassiness to the room and draws the eye up.Continue to 32 of 50 below.
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The Perfect Balance
Designing a shared room for a 14 year-old and seven year-old girls is difficult, but Chelius House of Design was up for the challenge. The neutral color palette provides a good base to work with, and each side of the room features slightly different design elements that reflect each girl's personality.Continue to 33 of 50 below.
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Full of Personality
A teen girl's bedroom isn't always adorned in pink or princess style - the key to a perfect teen bedroom design is that it should reflect your teen's personality. Here, House of Harvee's daughter's room features boho-inspired colors, one-of-kind wall art and a gorgeous large paper fan that adds a vintage vibe.Continue to 34 of 50 below.
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The key to mixing patterns seamlessly is finding a common color to tie the patterns together. Here, JLA Designs mixed a leopard-print rug in a gray color that is also seen in the tie-dye patterned window shades and bed pillow. The refreshing blue color in the headboard and on the walls anchor the room and complement both patterns to help complete the space.Continue to 35 of 50 below.
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Subtle Pink Bedroom Design
The distressed wood canopy bed and weathered white lantern pendant light bring a touch of shabby chic to this subtly pink bedroom design by Ashley Webb. Bunny artwork and stuffed animals are a nod to this girl's favorite animal.Continue to 36 of 50 below.
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Sweet + Minimalistic
This bedroom, perfect for a young teen or even tween, features an adorable hanging tent for a spot to relax and soft pastel furniture and furnishings for a sweet, delicate look. The large macrame wall hanging resembles a dream catcher and is the focal point of this minimalistic room.Continue to 37 of 50 below.
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A Cozy Nook
This bed nook is the coziest spot for a teenage girl to sleep or spend time in. The wall light and string lights make this nook a great place to read a good book and study, while the shiplap walls and natural window shades provide a nice backdrop for the patterned bedding and hanging artwork. The hanging egg chair not only enhances the room's style but it also provides another area for your teen to hang out.Continue to 38 of 50 below.
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The wall above a dresser is a blank canvas for your teen to express their personality and interests. This vignette design by Amy Leferink of Interior Impressions features beautiful turquoise-colored decor, state artwork and words of affirmation that spruce up the simple white dresser.Continue to 39 of 50 below.
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A Place for Productivity
One way to motivate a teen girl to do her homework is by providing her a designated spot to help organize her books, supplies and even display a memo board to hold important notes and pictures with her friends. This little homework corner designed by Chelius House of Design, features a comfortable chair, a large desk and soft colors for a relaxing spot to be productive.Continue to 40 of 50 below.
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A Sophisticated Shared Room
Older teens can share a space and integrate sophisticated design at the same time. This mostly white room features bright pops of color through patterned bedding and some eye-catching photo artwork.Continue to 41 of 50 below.
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For the Glam Girl
A teenage girl who is all about glam needs a place to put on her makeup and do her hair. This makeup vanity area features a lighted mirror, a vanity to hold makeup and hair accessories and is complete with a heart-shaped, cushioned chair. It's an Instagram-worthy spot in her room that's perfect for taking selfies.Continue to 42 of 50 below.
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If your teen girl is a hippie at heart, this bedroom design would be a dream look for her. From the macrame wall hanging to the rattan chair and pendant light, your teen will love spending hours in her own space that reflects her style.Continue to 43 of 50 below.
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Bunking in Style
This shared teen bedroom may be small in size, but it's definitely not small on style. The coordinating coral and navy color palette perfectly balances with the white bunk beds. Textures and patterns in the bedding and artwork add just the right amount of visual appeal.Continue to 44 of 50 below.
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For a Future Plant Lady
Potted plants and flowers bring color to this all-white space in this teen girl's bedroom designed by Cathie Hong. The sleek buffet table and round mirror keep things simple, while a hanging copper pipe intertwined with vines draws the eye up and makes the room feel larger.Continue to 45 of 50 below.
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Even if your teen girl has to share a room with her brother, they can each still express their own style with different color schemes and furnishings. Here, Cathie Hong created a symmetrical design so each kid could have their own side to furnish with their favorite items and colors.Continue to 46 of 50 below.
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A Seat for Two
If your teen has a dog they're attached to, their room should have a designated spot for their furry friend. This double papasan chair has just enough room for your teen and her pup to cuddle and relax together and even makes the perfect little dog bed for overnight stays.Continue to 47 of 50 below.
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Rattan + Watercolor Combo
The design elements in this sweet girl's bedroom are anything but cookie cutter style. From the rattan furniture to the watercolor floral accent wall, this bedroom design by House of Chais will inspire any girl to dream big.Continue to 48 of 50 below.
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Your teen girls may or may not love bunking together, but adding privacy curtains like Marie Flanigan did here allows each girl to feel like they have the whole room to themselves. A bunk-style room is also great for a teen that often has friends sleeping over.Continue to 49 of 50 below.
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The beautiful woven bed is the main focal point of this girl's bedroom. You can see the natural look of the bed carried through to the furniture and furnishings for a cohesive look, while the dark sheer curtains add a contrasting look. A hanging tent and plush toys add a homey, nostalgic feel to the room.Continue to 50 of 50 below.
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Not only is the furniture and room layout key when it comes to designing your teen girl's room, but the right artwork is just as important. You can find one-of-a-kind artwork online or at estate sales that coordinate with your teen's favorite color palette and design aesthetic. This zebra-print artwork fits with the pink theme of this teen girl's bedroom and is a quirky and fun addition to the room.