12/20/2012 08:39 am ET Updated Feb 19, 2013

Children Of The 80s Bedroom Essentials


With the holidays in full swing, that means my nostalgia is too. And it's not for being a teenager in the late 90s or just graduating college in the early oughts. I'm talking about full-fledged 80s nostalgia. Growing up during that time period, there was a certain pop culture aesthetic that dictated how your room would be decorated, whether you were a boy or a girl. It would blend every cartoon, movie and toy imaginable, and resemble a poster for a Saturday morning cartoon lineup.

So what would your prototypical 1980s boy's bedroom look like? Here is a slideshow of things that pretty much every kid who grew up in that era would have.

80s Room Essentials

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