Originally published: September 5, 2012 4:22 PM
Updated: September 7, 2012 3:59 PM
By DAVE CALIFANO. Special to Newsday
Photo credit: Handout | High school freshman Steven knew what he wanted in a bedroom: minimalist and red. Lee Najman of Lee Najman Designs transformed the room, bringing in the red with a beet-colored shag carpet and one dominant, crushed velvet-like wall. Other walls were finished with a washable vinyl covering.
September brings about changes for all students, but especially for those moving from one school to the next. Whether entering elementary, middle school or high school, the new school year means more than just a new building: It marks the beginning of yet another stage on the path to adulthood.
Redoing a child's room as he or she moves up is one way to mark the event.
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