By Suzanne Dimma
1 Opt for a soft, muted colour palette — not too bright or too light.
2 Use antique furnishings. They get better with age.
4 Hang a chandelier with removable shades that can be embellished or changed as her tastes develop.
5 Choose hardwood flooring and roll out different area rugs as she grows up.
6 Build in a fabric-wrapped bulletin board to give a room pattern and colour and a place for her to pin up her favourite things.
7 Keep things minimal and uncluttered.
8 Provide enough freestanding and built-in storage to accommodate her changing needs.
9 Dress the room in the same style as the rest of the house.
“We made this room over for a 12-year-old girl on the first season of HGTV’s The Style Dept. She wanted purple and her mom wanted traditional, so this is what we did and they both loved it!” Keep reading to see the whole bedroom makeover.