Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

Childhood Fantasies: 5 Iconic Bedroom DIYs

  1. Begin
    opener

    196

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    Is there anything more nostalgic than the thought of your teenage bedroom? Holding a special place in our hearts (and parent’s houses), this was the place where we whiled away the hours until we were old enough to leave the nest. More than just a space, our room didn't just define our aesthetic. It defined us.

    Nowhere is this sentiment more clear than in the private pads of some of our favorite teen queens from the silver screen. As everyone knows, in a truly perfect teen movie, all the real action takes place in the bedroom: the heart-to-heart calls to BFFs, the slumber parties, and in some cases, hatching the perfect plan to murder take down the school bully.

    As an ode to the teen dream, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite femme-centric rooms on film, spanning five decades of inspired home decor — and we're showing you how to snag these iconic looks for yourself. From the sun- and '70s- drenched spaces of the doomed Lisbon girls of The Virgin Suicides to the posh '90s boudoir of Cruel Intentions’ Kathryn Merteuil, this trip down memory lane should spark at least a shopping trip or two, and possibly reshuffle your Netflix queue as well.
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

What To Buy ASAP From Your Favorite Stores This Spring

Grab your most comfortable sneakers — or, realistically, just flex those fingers (we’re mostly online buyers here, anyway) — because it’s time to shop. Like, really shop. Now is when your favorite retailers are stocking their racks and virtual shelves with that awesome spring merch you’ve been waiting for. If read

New York

The Most Insane Pics Of NYC's WORST Snowstorms

[UPDATE: This story was originally published on January 26, 2015.] Juno. Thor. Whatever we end calling this new storm. Are we done yet? While we've yet to see anything approaching the promised Worst Snowstorm In History so far this year, we have been dealing with some totally extreme weather conditions here in New York read