Personalized Wall Art for Teens: 7 Ideas Your Child Will Love
If you're a parent of a teenager, you know they can be hard to please. And when it comes to decorating their room, their taste might be a lot more, erm, expressive than yours. You don't always agree with what they put up on their walls, and you want to guide them to the right design direction, but you also want it to be something they genuinely like.
Customized wall art is your best bet. You can make it utterly personal -- which is what teenagers are all about -- while keeping it visually pleasing and display-worthy.
Here are 7 customized wall pieces we've especially picked for picky teenagers like yours.
1. Magnificent monogram
This canvas piece is a perfect meeting of young and classy! Note the cool dark background paired with the bright blue calligraphy. The best part? It can be customized to display your teen's name and birth year.
2. Personal motivation
Here's one of the most popular quotes among youngsters, made more personal by adding your child's own name on it. This inspiring reminder makes a wonderful gift for sons, daughters, and even friends.
A commissioned portrait is one of the most personal gifts, and when done right, it's also a marvelous piece of art. For youngsters, a vibrant digital portrait would be awesome, like this one that reminds us of video game graphics.
4. Bright lights
Neon signs are a new trend in wall decorating. They're fun, they're vibrant, and they ooze with personality. Sounds like a teenager you know! Try any of the easy DIY tutorials online to make a neon sign featuring your teen's name.
5. From us to you
Sometimes, a parent's loving words are all it takes to pull on a teen's hard-to-reach heartstrings. Turn your heartfelt message into cute artwork -- like the customizable canvas above -- and your teen will enjoy seeing your words every day.
6. Bedroom boost
"Your hands will shape the world" is such a powerful message to give to youths. In the wall art above, this motivation is rendered in attractive typography and colors that will go so well in a teenage bedroom. Plus, you can personalize it for your son or daughter to really drive the message home.
If you have budget to spare, here's an even greater idea to jazz up your teen's walls: splurge on wallpaper! Choose one that's suited to your child's interests, hobbies, or aspirations, like this snowboarding mural that will excite adventure-loving youngsters.
Which of these decor ideas are you trying with your teenager? Tell us in a comment!
For more teen-room design inspiration, check out this awesome roundup.
And for more personalized wall art for the entire family, browse the customer-approved Gear Den collection!
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