Get the Look: Add personality to a bedroom with creative window treatments. If the room has a theme, look for curtain rods, drapery panels, or window shades that build on it. Here, a large map, which adds to the room's travel theme, was cut to fit a standard roller shade kit. Solar System, Planets, Cute Boys, Boys Bedrooms, Boys Rooms, Maps Shades, Window Treatments, Rollers Shades, Kids Rooms
Customize a roller shade with cheery ribbon. Measure the shade to determine how much ribbon you need (you'll position it 3 inches from the shade's edges; we used 4 1/2 yards at $4 a yard); cut to fit. Iron ribbon to create 45-degree points where the corners fall; affix with clear craft glue (like Magna-Tac, $5). For the pull, fold a length of ribbon in half; glue it to itself and to the shade.
Robot Retreat--Once a single large room, the home's upstairs level is now two separate spaces, divided to accommodate two kids. In one half, space-theme walls are right at home under the ceiling covered in an outer space mural. Skylights let plenty of natural light into the room.
View into pirate ship bedroom. This is what it looks like when you enter the bedroom. You will notice the side of the hull is peppered with cannon ports. They also serve as peep holes for watching the uncool masses below. By Steve Kuhl