Design-focused parents on the Upper East Side of New York City are spending thousands of dollars on luxury bedrooms for their kids, says Sarah Firshein in a post on the New York Post.

Designer Hilary Unger, founder of NYC-based Perianth Interior Design, recently designed a sports-infused bedroom for a pair of Upper East side siblings, including a climbing wall, boxing bag, and basketball court:

Her gut job resulted in a significantly raised ceiling, loft beds with netted play spaces, built-in bookcases, a colorful rock-climbing wall and, of course, that custom, kid-size basketball court. “The minute I took pictures of this room, everyone started calling me to do this kind of thing,” she said.

Firshein presents four, what some may call over-the-top, bedrooms that are designed to reflect the imagination of a ten year old. These rooms range from modern tree houses to California seaside escapes. One designer created a princess nursery fit for Sleeping Beauty, complete with a hand-stenciled wall pattern clad with more than 500 Swarovski crystals.

Continue reading to see the bedrooms.

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