We use the third bedroom in our home as a teen lounge. It’s a great place for my daughter and her friends to watch t.v., play Wii and just hangout.
One of my favorite sounds is of my daughter and her friends giggling well into the wee hours of the night. And then, without notice, the giggles come to a stop and the room grows silent as they drift off…
..dreaming of their future as models on the runways of New York.
Or, making their way in Hollywood as rising starlets,
and hanging out with Hollywood’s elite.
Yes, these walls are the stuff of which dreams, and memories, are made.
Using your own memorabilia is such a simple way to add a personal touch. So, before you buy the typical media room art, consider using what you have: photos from vacations or costume parties, postcards, playbills, movie tickets, even old family photos.
I always thought my grandparents looked like movie stars in these pictures, so I included them in the gallery wall.
Did you know that you can turn any photo into a poster, like we did with the scene from New York City, by uploading your photo to blockposters.com ? Super easy and free! (Thank you to Karen, The Graphics Fairy, for sharing that resource on her blog.)
I had so much fun putting this wall together and reliving memories. It’s kind of like having a page out of a scrapbook on display. Not to say that there isn’t any store bought art in the room. There is, but I’ll show it, and the rest of the room, to you after I add all the finishing touches.
See you in class,
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