Kidding AroundGreat ideas for children’s rooms


Consider the positioning of bookcase displays to get an idea of how to arrange book shelves in bedrooms. These shelves are available in the shop or made to order. The idea is to encourage the child to develop a taste for reading. Choose books with colourful covers to attract the child’s attention. As a bonus, you can decorate the colourful and visually pleasing shelves.

Decorating tips:

DIY floating shelves, made from recycled wood planks; can be painted white or sparkling shades to liven up the room.

Encourage the little ones to read by creating a cosy and relaxing corner where they feel comfortable. The foam mattress previously covered with Denim fabric is welcoming as a floor cushion and will overcome normal wear and tear. It is ideal for those summer days in the garden when children can lie on it and peacefully watch the clouds.

Wooden spice racks are an affordable trick as a floating shelf. All it takes is a coat of paint and you’re done. We love IKEA’s BEKVÄM.


Children love the altitude so bunk beds are their first choice. Because of its all-in-one functionality, this type of bed with integrated storage drawers saves floor space and makes it easier for parents to get on with their work.

Decorating tips:

If you’re thinking of personalising the bed, consider incorporating the child’s desk and book displays.

Ideally, the colour scheme should be consistent throughout the house. However, when it comes to the child’s room, add a splash of colour with wall stickers or posters.

A clip-on lamp is your ally – it makes the child feel safe and can also encourage reading.


A wall dedicated to art objects is imperative to stimulate a child’s creativity and adds to the contemporary and chic feel of the room.

Decorating tips:

Typically on such a wall, you would expect to see picture frames, ceramic dishes, poster-like numbers and letters, strings of lights or postcards.

However, if you are on a budget, the net offers downloadable images of classic, contemporary art or advertising motifs that are ideal for printing, framing and hanging on a bedroom wall.

To maintain a contemporary look, make a diagram on the wall before placing the objects and make sure there is enough space between the different frames. Visually it is important that it is attractive and balanced.

Don’t hesitate to use bedding with colours, textures or patterns that don’t match the child’s world. A floral pattern on a black background adds a sophisticated touch to the room. Even as the child grows, he or she can keep the same bedding. The dark tone of the fabric goes well with the pastel tones of the room.


Bedroom interior design can be inspiring on a budget. A large map of the world, a ceiling with fluorescent stars, stickers of dinosaurs or a giant moon can add another dimension to the room and make the children dream.

Decorating tips:

The palette can be dark – anthracite, deep green or ink blue. These tones will give the room a warm and peaceful atmosphere.

The shelves should be positioned so that the children can put their books and toys on them.

An eccentric object in the decor adds to the authenticity of the room: an asymmetrical lamp, a patterned rug or a rug with a rare texture, a personalised table (here we find a carved tree stump).


Children’s bedrooms are often designed to accommodate two or more children due to lack of space or simply to cultivate the family bond. However, the bedroom can quickly become a battlefield where disorder reigns. To avoid a permanent mess, a simple but practical style is the best way. Decorating tips: Beds arranged side by side give each child a certain amount of freedom and comfort. A slightly raised bed allows the child to climb in and out of the bed easily without the risk of falling. The slightly raised beds are supported by varnished and polished pallets.

The use of pallets keeps the mattresses in good condition while adding a touch of creativity to the room. Minimalism is maintained by the two-tone pastel wall and the polka-dot stickers bring cheerfulness to the room. Mix-and-match bedding in the spirit of colour zoning adds modernity. To add a little punch, play cleverly with patterned cushions and wall prints. Children spend a lot of time on the floor – reading, playing or just relaxing. Always remember to give them enough floor space for their little activities. Let the child’s personality shine through in their personal items – books, toys or figurines should be stored on shelves. Floating shelves are ideal for a small room. They can be arranged asymmetrically to give the room a playful and decorative look. Take care to choose the right furniture for the room.

This desk adds a contemporary look to the room. The plastic chair adds a touch of colour. Transparent storage boxes are a must and make it easy for children to find their favourite things. Hooks on the wall are handy for hanging hats, masks and backpacks and keeping the room tidy.



Let’s face it, kids are relentless and often refuse to go to bed even if it’s very late in the evening. Make their bed a welcoming haven so they can get into it in the evening without too much grumbling.

Decorating tips :

Children’s decoration does not have to be childish. Simple but stylish bohemian bedding becomes a timeless piece that will save you money over time to redecorate the room.

To spruce up the decor once the kids start to grow up, use simple but stylish accessories – cushions, lamps and colourful decorative pieces.

Storage baskets are a must and very practical. Ideal for toys, shoes or as a laundry basket or even to hold the sewing kit.

Play with patterns and colours by placing a rug next to the bed. Linen hanging from the ceiling will bring magic to the bed. Add illuminated garlands for a magical touch.

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