Top 20 Curtains for a Teen Boy’s Bedroom
The perfect bedroom drapery for a teenage boy is one that fulfills the function of providing light control and privacy while hinting at his personality and tastes. But it is easier said than done. When choked between choice abundance and shortage of guidance, trust visual inspiration. So, stay tuned as we take you on a pictorial tour and help you with tips to choose drapes for your teenage boy’s bedroom.
1. Make the Little Man’s Bedroom Feel Larger with Wall-Colored Drapes
Grey drapes and straight-hemmed valance keep this undergrad boy’s bedroom pared-back, mature and manly. With tone-on-tone elegance, the drapes are intentionally kept the same color as the walls to create visual continuity and make the small bedroom feel a lot larger than it is to the eye.
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2. Introduce Pattern in a Plain Bedroom
Blue is the stand-out theme of this early teen’s bedroom, emphatically conveyed through the printed drapes and the ‘crayon’ picture. In this small-ish bedroom dominated by solids, momentum and liveliness is brought about by the blue-white geometric pattern on the drapes. Hone in on the power of straight-edged geometric patterns when decorating the bedroom for boys of any age.
3. Layer Sheers & Blackout Drapes for Versatile Light Control
Make sure that the young Mister has everything done right for him to support his study and sleep schedules. Layered curtains offer multiple options for light control in this teen boy’s bedroom which doubles as his study. White sheer curtains filter light in softly and soften the harsh sun glare for his routine academic work. Blackout curtains block light completely for a good night’s sleep.
4. Use High-Contrast Drapes to Highlight a Statement Window
White drapes have been mounted on briny blue walls to create a focal point of the bow window – the statement feature of this bedroom. Offsetting the darkness and creating an allure with the stark contrast, crisp whites etch out a calm within the dark sapphire alcove that draws all attention to its architectural beauty.
5. Opt for Grey Curtains for an Older Teen
Let your young champ’s personality guide your design decisions. This bedroom’s drapes display a steely gray to stay in tune with the monochrome palette and the macho personality of the teen occupant. His appetite for the rugged manifested in the band sawn wood and metal fittings, and his flair for industrial rawness evinced by the boxer’s punchbag and model aircrafts, are fittingly addressed in the minimalist window decor.
6. Top Curtains with Valance to Visually Elongate Room
A blue scalloped board-mounted valance with inset trims crowning a set of striped curtains rings in a maximalist aesthetic in this youngish teen boy’s bedroom. With its striking color contrast and imposing structure, the valance pulls the attention upward, visually elongating the window, while also hiding the drapery hardware. The curtains add to that illusory effect with their vertical stripes in a subtle way.
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7. Break Monotony with Ombre Drapes
In this older teen boy’s bedroom, a minimalist palette and clutter-free decor keep it sauve and timeless. However, the burnt orange and the gradient hues of the ombre curtains keep it on a lighter note.
8. Bring Textural Variety Through Drapes
Emphasizing the raw elegance of the exposed brick wall, embossed curtains join a textured wallpaper and lush rug in bringing layers of texture and warmth to a mature teen boy’s bedroom.
9. Go with a Classic Palette
If you’re looking for a palette that looks attractive, dynamic and timeless for the bedroom of a man-to-be, let this moody but not somber scheme inspire you with its seductive dark blue softened by earthy beige accents. This perfect balance of colors and neutrals is encapsulated perfectly in the colorblocked drapes at the patio door.
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10. Use Ribbon Trims to Add Visual Interest
Ribbon trims on fabric accessories make all the difference in this teenage boy’s bedroom that stays on the minimalist side with a compressed palette entailing solids for the most part. It’s that tad bit of embellishment that breaks the monotony while retaining the commitment to a straight-edged manly appeal. The white trims on the blue drapes inversing the blue trims on the white bedding accessories ring cohesiveness.
11. Make Focal Point with Bright Curtains
Proffer a light-hearted dimension to your puckish boy’s bedroom with a generous dose of lemony yellow. The sunny drapes in this blue bedroom garner all the attention and become the focal point of this bedroom. Your young teenager will appreciate this playful twist and the joyful color will keep his moods high.
12. Embrace Straight Lines for a Sporty Boy
The striped curtains and bedding in this bedroom indicate the young masculinity of this bedroom. Their straight lines symbolize movement, energy and resoluteness that is so characteristic of a sporty teen.
13. Voice the Palette Through Color-Blocked Curtains
When chances of finding drapes that nail the room’s color palette are slim, consider color-blocking. With this technique, you can incorporate a band of fabric of the desired palette or pattern over the base fabric. Take inspiration from this youngish teen boy’s bedroom where cream/blue colorblocked drapes conclude the thread of sea blue accents of the decor.
14. Go Dark with the Drapes
Black drapes bring rich contrast to this pale grey bedroom sprinkled with accenting streaks of orange. Enhanced with blackout lining behind, the drapery also blocks light more efficiently than light-colored drapes for a good night’s sleep.
15. Opt for Drapes with Bustling Prints for an Imaginative Boy
Creativity and adventure are to be the soul of the space when it comes to an artistic teen. Saturated colors and wavy irregular patterns manifest the infinite imaginative potential of the young mind of the occupant. Abstract print drapes most fittingly join the chorus to complete the symphony. Notice the surprise twist in the ceiling and the drapery rod dressed up in a coordinated wallpaper that makes this room uniquely charming and cohesive.
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16. Keep Them Quiet
When a statement bed like this one is the star, keep the drapes less colored and less busy to maintain focus on the bed as you see in this bedroom. Where colors are attention seekers, neutrals are great cheerleaders and you can always trust beige to ground the decor and recede into the background.
17. Let Drapes Accent the Overall Palette
The steel blue curtains and the pillow make a delightful shift from a black-and-white palette in this older teen boy’s bedroom. While the rest of the room is clad in neutrals, the curtains and shams steal the show without over-indulging in pattern.
18. Bring Dynamism with Vibrant Patterns
Joining hands with the ceiling-mount net bed atop, curtains with knot-like prints match the energy and add visual interest to a plain neutral bedroom. Designed in a black and white theme that summarizes the palette of the bedroom, the drapes go from floor to ceiling, drawing precious attention to the playful hammock and its rope ladder that only a macho gym enthusiast or a sportive boy can clamber.
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19. Bring Sunshine Glow to a Moody Room with Resplendent Drapes
Bring a warm color pop to a teenage boy’s bedroom, especially if the overall palette is too inky. The deep yellow drapes here are a dash of energy in this moody room. Joining hands with the pops of orange in the grey room, these drapes don’t let you miss sunshine even when the sun is low.
20. Let All Fabric Accessories Adhere to a Tight Palette
Bind all textile elements in one color palette to keep the young man’s room simple and sorted. See how the patterned beige drapes in this bedroom echo the palette of the beddings while their curvy shapes join hands with the scalloped frame of the shelf.
Looking at these thoughtfully designed teenage boys’ bedroom curtains, we hope you have found a direction now for your own project. Enjoy the process of designing the drapes now and know that you are making his precious coming-of-age times more interesting and memorable with suitable home decor.
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