Almost each and every one of you love your bedrooms. It’s the only place that allows one to be their true self. It’s a place to stay away from the chaos happening in the outside world. At times your room can be messy but still, it’s the best place that you’d find in the whole world. And in one way bedrooms show the real personalities of people.

Maybe that is why you find it interesting to have a glimpse of someone else’s room. So being interested in this topic photographer Barbara had created this project “American Bedrooms”. She travels around the USA capturing the bedrooms of Americans and showing how different living styles of American people can be. So scroll down to have a look at these candid photographs.

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#1 Doris, Age 97

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“My life has been dramatic! My three children are wonderful. My life couldn’t be better.”
Overland Park, Kansas/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#2 Freddy, Age 67

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“My bed is my time machine. I’m a traveler in my dreams.”
Sanford, Maine/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#3 Faith, Age 9

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“Everything is gone. My mom keeps saying: “keep the faith Faith.””
South Oroville, California/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#4 Becky And Dave, Ages 65

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“We felt the weight of responsibility for our children for decades. Now we are on our own. Our empty nest has reawakened the joy of freedom we had as youths.”
Madrid, New Mexico/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#5 The Belfon Family

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“Burning the tatter tots, cleaning up messes and getting the kids to school late is just part of life. Blending this big family is the hardest thing I have ever been a part of but the love and support has become the greatest gift and teacher, not just for me but for all of us.”
Denver, Colorado./image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#6 Dale, Age 48

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“I never wanted to be a girl, I just wanted to be a cowboy with red lipstick. Now, far away from Texas and all the religious repression of my youth, I feel powerful and finally free.”
East Village, New York/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

This amazing idea of photographing average Americans in their bedrooms had sparked in her mind in 2016. After seeing how her bedroom looks, she had figured out that every room tells a personal story. Afterward, she had begun to think about capturing the bedrooms of people from all around the USA.

#7 Tuesday, Age 23

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“It is in my life-threatening health that I have come into myself. I have already done more living than I ever imagined, way more than I was ever promised. The days when I feel the most pain can easily be filled with laughter and joy because my pleasures have been earned.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#8 Lula, Age 97

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“I like people, all people. If you are good, I will know.”
Sartartia, Mississippi /image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#9 Rachael, Age 9, And Aeriyna, Age 4

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“It’s dangerous here, we need to protect the girls. We have basic dreams, a home with running water and electricity. But, mostly a safe place for the girls to grow up.” (Father)
Navajo Reservation, Kayenta, AZ/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#10 Harry And Alan

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“After 27 years together and 4 years of marriage, our closeness has elevated to a point that being together is a total of one, as in one plus one equals one.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom


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image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#12 Megan, Age 6

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“I’m a unicorn and a fairy.”
Little Rock, Arkansas/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

After she shared the concept with her friends they had loved it, and she started out by photographing the rooms of her friends. At a point, you might think whether it had been easy for her to take pictures of people’s rooms. Well as she had shared with Bored Panda it had not been easy.

#13 Lucinda, Age 88

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“I’m alone now, with my dogs.”
Atlanta, Georgia/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#14 Abagail, Age 4

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“I’ve got my favorite blanket and kitty sheets. They make me feel happy. I don’t get mad. I’m always going to be nice.”
Beaver Crossing, Nebraska/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom


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“With the world moving ever so fast, these apples of my eye remind me to slow down, see the beauty in all things. They are the light.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#16 Camille, Age 32 And Ashley, Age 31

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Camille: “People have this idea that dreams are for the young, but my biggest dreams have only begun to come true now, in my third decade. It’s as though I finally gave myself permission to chase everything unabashedly, from what I believe family looks like to the sounds I want to share with the world. The world is opening up to me more every day.”
Ashley: “If you told me 5 years ago that I would be a touring musician, married to my amazing and beautiful wife, and living happily in Portland, I would have cried tears of happiness. Never give up the fight for your version of happiness in this life. You won’t know the treasures that lie ahead until you’re there living them. With our powers combined, we can do anything.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#17 Claire And Tee

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“Hold on tight. Hold on to one another. Show those you love how much you love them. If you think of someone, send them a note, let them know. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, just today.”
Detroit, Michigan/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#18 Jeanine, Age 64

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“Life is good. Paradise will rise from the ashes and I will be part of that.”
Paradise, California/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

She found people who were fine with this through different ways like social media and printing cards. And she only photographs people who want to be a part of this project and it’s a rule she has. She said that at first, she builds up a friendly conversation with people and she lets them know about the project. Also, she had said that she never asks anyone to do anything that they don’t want.

#19 Kasey, Age 7

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“My bedroom is a trailer. I sleep here with my puppy, only not when it’s too hot.”
Slab City, California /image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#20 Chloe, Age 18

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“I am considered by many to be an old soul. I feel an overwhelming sense of freedom when I am locked away in my bedroom in front of my drum set expressing the part of me I can’t often communicate in words.”
Lake Worth, Florida/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#21 Jordan, Age 62

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“I was a rebel all my life, now I’m just an old man.”
Portland, Maine/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#22 Frances, Age 31

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“Right now I am the age that my brother was when he died. My space is full of reminders of love…love that is present, love that is changed and love that I’m hopeful for. I wish I could tell you about every object in this room because each one is significant, especially the tribute to him on the shelf behind me.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#23 Andrew, Age 31

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“Since I left traditional society I have never been happier. I just live one day at a time and don’t worry about punching a time clock 9-5.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#24 Sisters Katie, Age 27, And Janie, Age 25

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Katie: “I would take a bullet for this beautiful woman! I can’t believe we used to hate each other. It’s never too late to be best friends. I love her.”
Janie: “Despite being raised by the same parents our upbringing was vastly different and she had it a lot harder. I wish I could have changed things but I’ve always looked up to her courage and perseverance. I wouldn’t trade her for anything in the world. She is my best friend.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

After the images are printed the people were very excited about it and she received good feedback from her subjects and other people. This lovely project of hers has been continuing for 6 years. And she had said that it’s almost complete now and that currently, she’s looking for a publisher for the book.

#25 Tom, Age 86

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“I have lived in the Carnival all my life and I have loved it. I wouldn’t change a thing except that I’m going blind making it difficult to bring up my 13-year-old daughter.”
Gibsonton, Florida/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#26 Jane Doe, Age 51

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“There’s a story on my back, It’s written in ink and carved in stone. It is my life, it keeps me strong, I’m a Meme, a Mom, a Sister and a Daughter, But the story on my back is like no other, I’ve lived through Rape, Suicide, stalking and now Murder. The evidence is in, will the jury see? Or will they take my life from me?”
Texas/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#27 Cody, Age 27

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“My life is all about expanding consciousness. Traveling in my van “Gaia” allows me to share her beauty and the hard work it took to create her. It brings forth a perspective that you should always chase your dreams if you truly want something, no matter how hard.”
Hampton Beach, New Hampshire/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#28 Emily, Age 23

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“Home for the Holidays in a vintage bus.”/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#29 Andy And Db, Ages 53 And 52

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“Beauty, heartbreak, grit and humor. Intersecting spirals, it’s tough building relationships. I love it, I hate it and then I love it again.”
Pensacola, Florida/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

#30 Lupe

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“I’ve lived a few lives. In the end, it’s all about the love of family and one another.”
Guadalupe, Arizona/image credits: barbara.peacock_abedroom

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