Rather than go down the typical route of pretty pink for girls and sky blues for boys, you can keep children’s bedrooms neutral and dress up the walls with artwork. Not only will it save on the decorating overhaul every few years, it’s the perfect way to help your kids get involved in decorating their own room.
1. Create Your Own
Make the most of your children’s artistic flair by putting together a gallery space of their favourite pieces of artwork. Go for a collection of simple, inexpensive frames to offset the colourful creations.
Triple A4 3D frame, £25, Articulate range,
Look for clever frames that allow you to easily slide pictures in and out from the top so can make a quick change over when you’re little artist has had creative afternoon. The deep frames don’t have glass in them so it will also allow you to display 3D or collage pictures.
2. Statement Murals and Wall Stickers
Go for a big wow-wall statement with a mural. You can take it down the educational route with a world map or simply pick something bright and bold!
Whole Wide World, £30 per m2, Mr Perswall
An inspirational quote or a cluster of wall stickers will liven up a blank wall, and the temporary nature of the stickers mean they will be easy to remove once they’ve grown out of the design.
Mini stars wall stickers, £16, Ferm Living range, This Modern Life
Littlephant Balloons wall stickers, £39.60, Northlight Homestore
These playful balloons will brigthen up a plain white wall.
Dream Big Little One wallsticker, Nutmeg range, Not On The Highstreet
Choose a positive quote to start the day!
3. Personalised Space
For a truly bespoke piece of art work, you can use your child’s name for personalised wallstickers, murals and art work.
Alphabet Illuminated Canvas, from £54.95, The Letteroom
Have your child’s name in lights! This bright idea is a personalised illuminated canvas, hang above a desk space or bed for a soft glow.
Tree & Bunting mural, £39.99, Prints 4 Your Tiny Creatures
Create a feature wall in a nursery, this mural allows you to add your baby’s name, date of birth and weight for a truly unique piece.
Giant Play Colouring-in poster, £7.18, Smallable
You provide the poster and the kids provide the colour! For once you won’t tell them off for drawing on the walls.
4. Ready to Hang
Source some fun and friendly artwork that will add character and style to the bedroom.
Pipkin Animal framed artwork, £39 each, Made
Look for a collection of contemporary prints to group in a square of four or hang in a line up of three.
Go retro! Choose posters with timeless illustrations.
Circus Giclee print, £25, Unique and Unity
Ingela Arrhenius Tiger Poster, £18.95, Omm Design range, Hus & Hem
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland print, £34.99, Spineless Classics
These unique posters tell a whole story within one piece of art work.
5. Kids’ Rule!
Children will love tracking their ever changing height, there’s no need for a messy pencil marks on the wall any longer!
Tape Measure wall hanging, £70, Cox & Cox
You might be slightly reluctant to make a mark on this beautiful hand-pulled screen print!
Grow screen print, £35, Bold & Noble
Dust Bunnies height chart, £32, Spin Collective range, Not On The Highstreet
This wall sticker height chart would be a quirky little addition to the bedroom.
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