Traditional children's room pictures

A traditional children’s bedroom is classic scheme, suitable for all ages. Browse 100s of inspiration photos to find the perfect traditional bedroom scheme for your kids – whatever the age.

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Traditional nursery with classic wooden cot and Mr Fox wallpaper

A woodland scheme is a fun yet calming choice for your little one, with Mr Fox wallpaper and woodland animal cushions. A nursery can never have too much storage, so go for a classic wooden cot with practical storage draws underneath for stashing away bedding and toys.

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Mr Fox by Scion wallpaper, £40 per roll, John Lewis
Buy now: Similar cot, £325, Tesco Direct

Child's room with genius built-in storage system to keep things tidy

Child’s room with genius built-in storage system

Storage is the absolute key to keeping a child’s bedroom tidy. The more of it there is, the more you will win in your mission to keep toys off the floor. This built-in storage unit envelops the bed and is super clever, as it’s every child’s dream to be surrounded by their favourite toys. Pleased parents, totally content children. Perfect!

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Buy now: shelves painted in Elephant’s Breath Estate Eggshell, £55 for 2.5ltr, Farrow & Ball

25BH Nov 17 p111 Playroom with vintage furniture

Children’s playroom with vintage furniture

Furnish your child’s nursery or playroom with vintage pieces to create the feel of an old classroom. Having said that, decorative touches, such as the beautiful prints on the walls, the sunny yellow paint and the black bird stencils mean there’s definitely more emphasis on fun than hard work. A chalkboard is great for kids, as they will love doodling on it at any given opportunity.

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Children's bedroom in blue with built-in storage

Children’s bedroom in blue with built-in storage

Make use of every corner in a child’s compact bedroom. Bespoke built-in storage makes use of the alcove space to provide storage for favourite toys and books. A wall light has been fitted for easy bedtime reading, and the polka dot wallpaper adds extra style as a cosy backdrop to the bed.

Wall light
Holloways of Ludlow

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Emma Bridgewater at Wallpaper Direct

Child's pale blue bedroom with iron bed

Child’s pale blue bedroom with iron bed

Paint walls in a pretty pale blue as a restful backdrop in a child’s bedroom. In this room shelves have been fitted into the alcove surrounding the bed and filled with books and toys – a great option where storage is limited. This leaves plenty of space for a play area, which has a cute and colourful rug.

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John Lewis

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Child's room with cute letter motif cushions

Child’s room with cute letter motif cushions

A clever combination of cushions will add an abundance of character and comfort to any room. Using cute letter motifs to spell a child’s name is a fun way to personalise their bedroom scheme. Keeping all the patterned elements to accessories means that the room is easy to tweak and amend as your little one grows up.


Bed frame

Children's room with twin beds and feature wallpaper

Children’s room with twin beds and feature wallpaper

This child’s room uses pattern to add style and character. A mix of botanicals, florals and plains create a toning decorating scheme that’s full of interest. Twin beds are anchored by a central bedside cabinet whose colour and lack of pattern mark it out as the central anchoring point.

Headboard fabric
Cameo Ribbons Swedish Blue at Kate Forman

Bugs and Butterflies in Raspberry at Barneby Gates

Child's room with sugar pink walls

Child’s room with sugar pink walls

This child’s room is full of fun and the perfect choice for a developing child. The sugary pink walls are feminine and girly yet, teamed against white furniture, the space becomes fresh and uplifting – perfect for a maturing ‘tween’. The funky desk chair and adjustable desk light add to the youthful character, while an original exposed beam highlights the room’s cottage roots.



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Child's white bedroom with orange accents

Child’s white bedroom with orange accents

In a child’s bedroom, go for a plain white palette that is easy to update. Here white walls and furniture and a cream backdrop allow colour to be introduced through accessories. Decorative fabric in bright orange and a graphic print blind add the interest, while a London Underground map festooned with a string of lights makes a feature of the chimney breast.

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John Lewis

Children's bedroom with rose print wallpaper and bunting

Children’s bedroom with rose print wallpaper and bunting

Pretty rosebud wallpaper and floral bunting make the room friendly and even the toys, such as the Victorian doll’s house, have a vintage feel. The crisp simplicity of the white painted bedroom furniture complements the patterned wallpaper, while tall ceilings provide plenty of room for fun wall art.

Similar wallpaper
Wallpaper Direct

Similar doll’s house
Sue Ryder

Child’s white room with red and grey accents | bedroom decorating | Style at Home |

Child’s white bedroom with red and grey accents

An amalgamation of boyish themes such as cowboys, castles and pirates are tied together with similar tones making this child’s bedroom a bright and eclectic assortment that works. Gingham bed linen and grey curtains with a patterned border offset the neutral scheme and a large classic dresser offers plenty of storage with comforting charm.

Bed linen
Child's white bedroom with multicoloured butterfly artwork | Children's room decorating | Style at Home |

Child’s white bedroom with multicoloured butterfly artwork

Introduce colour in a child’s white bedroom through accessories and artwork. The pretty butterfly canvases shown here were created by the owner. Modern and vintage furniture comes together to bring character and a homely lived in appeal to this bright and cheerful space. Striped, floral and check cushions in a mix of different sizes up the comfort factor on the bed.

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English Blinds

Girl's bedroom with purple bed and pink desk chair | Bedroom decorating | Style at Home |

Girl’s bedroom with purple bed and pink desk chair

Bring retro and vintage pieces into a child’s room for a more grown-up feel. In this room the neutral backdrop has been brought to life with a wooden bed painted purple and a bright pink chair that makes a feature of the desk area. A desk positioned at the window like this can also function as a dressing table. Paper decorations and bright, cheerful bedding bring a touch of fun to the scheme.

Bed linen
Cath Kidston

Desk and chair

Child's room with seaside theme bed linen and dinosaur | Children's room decorating | Style at Home |

Child’s room with seaside bed linen and dinosaur

Keep a backdrop simple and let the bedding do all the decorative work in a child’s room. This sky blue quilt cover with beach and coastal style motifs adds a lovely seaside theme while a dinosaur sticker hints at other interests. Stencils and stickers are inexpensive ways of keeping little ones happy without having to redecorate – look for designs that channel their hobbies and interests.

Similar dinosaur sticker
Icon Wall Stickers

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