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Being home for the long weekend got us thinking about adolescent bedroom decor and the families that keep these rooms in tact long after the adolescent has moved on. Inevitably altered over the years, there is still something intriguing about stepping back into these rooms, frozen in time...

Preserved teenage bedrooms are like a retrospective in personal tastes — a physical reminder of the person you once were and how far you've come. On the flip side, we know many parents move after the kids go to college or choose to redecorate after the house is kid-free.

What is going home for the holidays like in your family? Do you sleep in the same bed as when you were 17 or are you a guest in a redesigned room?