If you’re looking to redecorate a child’s bedroom then the costs can soon pile up.
Whether it’s a lick of paint, colourful storage solutions or ways to make the room just a little bit brighter, we are bursting with fun and almost-free ideas to spruce up their all-important bedrooms and play rooms.
These children’s room ideas are simple tricks and tweaks that don’t cost the earth – but they can have serious style impact. We’ve covered space-saving ideas and ways to make the most of a small bedroom, along with decorating hacks and quick updates that won’t break the bank but that they will love.
From done-in-a-day to longer weekend projects, don’t start work on your child’s bedroom without taking a look at these nifty ideas…
A wall of storage cubes is perfect for displaying pretty objects as well as stowing away toys and books. If you’re not DIY shy, build your own wall of ‘boxes’ against a wall, then use leftover pots of paint to carefully fill in a few of the backs in a vibrant colour.
Choose bunk beds for a children’s bedroom to make the most of the space you have available. Avoid clutter by slipping storage boxes on castors under the bottom bunk for a practical toy storage idea.
Wheeled plastic under-bed storage box with lid (50ltr)
Dig out those old picture frames from the loft and create a pretty display in a children’s bedroom, with favourite photos and keepsakes.
Add colour to a plain shelving unit with colourful storage boxes. A pretty string of bunting adds a cheerful feel in an all-white scheme.
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Hang a patterned throw or bedspread over a headboard to create a colourful feature. It will create a cosy feel for when your child is reading in bed.
Line a wall in a children’s room with a low storage unit, which can also be used as a bench or a place to set out games and toys. Keep clutter at bay and hide bits and bobs in the easy-clean colourful boxes.
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Invest in toy chests to sit at the end of beds in a twin room as a compact storage solution. They also give children their own place to display their favourite things – important if they are sharing a room.
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