These three key pieces above will transition nicely over time: • Mid Century style bed from Land of Nod • String Pocket Shelving from Atomic Interiors • Wooden Stump Stool from West Elm Have Affordable Fun: Now, layer in the other stuff, depending on the age of your child and your budget. Pillows, bedding and artwork are easily swapped out. The room will likely become less theme-y once your child has more input. In the meantime, there's no need to go broke while he figures out if he's really going to be a fireman, or actually a goth skateboarder. Add Some Permanent Flexibility: Include a space that they can control themselves and change themselves at will. Whether it's a bulletin board, chalk board or a particular shelf, they can show off what they are most interested in at that moment.
Our three pieces, paired with toddler-appropriate accessories and decor: • ABC Print from Land of Nod • Half Moon Cylinder Pillow from Ferm Living • Fire Kit Lamp by Skitsch • Bear Rug from Node
And, again, with a slightly older aesthetic: • Paint by Number Art Block from StudioLiscious • Lapa Pillow from Fab • Industrial Sconce from Urban Outfitters • Ikat Rug from Target I won't even guess what your teenager's room will look like, but it will no doubt include some poster of 19-year-old Suri Cruise once her career takes off. (Images: as linked above)