So how do you set up and customize youth room? The answer is pretty simple. Sit with your child or children and create a plan for the conversion of the room. Include a consultant of neutral third party if you have reason to believe that problems may arise when the time comes to make a decision. At the end of the day, the teenager will be the one living in the room, so he/she should be happy with the final product.
All the nursery rhymes and children-themed wallpaper must go! The closet must be rid of clothing and toys that can now be relegated to the basement, donated to charity, or sold at a garage sale. Not only will this help to create space in the room, but it will also give you an idea of what new items are now needed. To make the process easier, use large garbage bags or boxes that have been appropriately labelled – trash, donate, storage, for sale, etc.
Privacy and functionality
When setting up a room for a teenager, thought must be given to privacy. They are at that age where the need for privacy and their own space is very important, so this must be taken into consideration.
The room must also cater to the specific needs of the teenager. Depending on how much leeway you will allow as a parent, dedicated space should be made for sleep, study and entertainment. Consider as well that he/she will likely want to entertain friends from to time, so arrangements must be made to accommodate them for visits and sleepovers.
Furniture options for youth rooms
Almost every furniture manufacturer and retailer will have youth-friendly furniture in their collection. These items tend to be stylish, compact, and are very functional. Quality furniture for youths can last well into their adult years.