Clever mini-me style furniture ideas for children’s rooms

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  • These scaled-down versions of designer grown-up furniture will fit into any stylish look and the tightest of spaces

    You don’t have to compromise on style when it comes to kitting out your children’s room or nursery. Check out these cute ‘mini-me’ style furniture designs that are so bang on trend, they would look great in any room of your home.

    Small-but-chic tables

    Available in four pastel shades, these contemporary tables and stools bring co-ordinated style to any play-room.

    Buy Now: Play tables (h47cm x d60cm) £90 each; stools £50 each; all Flexa range, Nubie

    Paintable Pine

    Olivia single kids bed mini me furniture

    Make the switch from little’un to something slightly more grown-up with the classically shaped mini pine bed It can also be easily painted to match any colour scheme.

    Buy Now: Olivia single kids’ bed in natural solid pine (H120cm x W96cm x L205cm) £108, Noa & Nani

    Scaled down

    Alfie sofa, chair and footstalls

    This mini sofa and chair will keep your living room room smart or will give a playroom a social stance.

    Buy Now: Alfie sofa (H76 x W100cm x D67cm), £320; Chair (H76cm x W55cm) both

    Retro classic

    Classic mini library

    At an easy-to-reach height for littles one’s, this shelving unit is also environmentally friendly and free of toxins.

    Buy Now: Mini library shelving (H107cm x W150cm X D35.5cm) £495, Oefu range, Molly Meg

    Smart suitcases


    Children's storage suitcases

    Whether you need to store extra clothing or  little one’s bit n bobs, these pastel storage cases will give a child’s bedroom hotel style.

    Buy Now: Children’s suitcases, £16.50 for three, Becky & Lolo

    Cute Quilt
    Reykajavik eiderdown

    A chevron embossed eiderdown blanket will keep tiny toes warm at night and add a cool pop of colour.

    Buy Now: Reykjavik eiderdown,  £33.54, Nobodinoz range, Smallable

    Vanity for little divas

    Spot dressing table, Vox range

    The perfect place for little ones to get ready for school or play. The stylish A-frame shape gives a slim and space-saving aesthetic. It comes with a suspended mirror and room to add your own decoration or hanging storage.

    Buy Now: Spot dressing table, (H150cm x W88cm x D60cm) £349, Vox range,

    Designer print

    Dotty Yellow duvet cover

    Modern textiles can be so much fun. This bold tree print is appealing for both children and adults.

    Buy Now: Dotty yellow duet cover and matching pillowcase, £54, Ferm Living range, Mood

    Mini Modern

    Merlin three drawer dresser

    Clean lines, contemporary colour and sparrow legs  make this dresser a piece that looks good in any bedroom or modern nursery. 

    Buy Now: Merlin three-drawer dresser (H84.5cm x W94cm x D50cm), £820, Oeuf range, Mood

    Little Light

    Mini gaston lamp mini me furniture

    Petite lighting will look the part but there is no need to cut design corners with this cool and curvaceous desk lamp.

    Buy Now: Mini Gaston lamp (H32xm x base diameter 12cm) £55, Loaf

    Dinky Desk

    Nikki computer desk
    Create an organised space for homework and the odd computer game with a sleek and stylish desk.

    Buy Now: Nikki computer desk (H75cm x W140cm x D62cm) £295, De Eekhoorn range,

    Child’s play

    Jigsaw childrens furniture

    The latest Livingetc x collaboration is down with the kids and they’ve thought of everything – the bed has built-in locker style storage, the Jigsaw chest of drawers is playfully higgledy-piggledy (with blackboard paint on some sections) and the accessories are decorated in graffiti-like patterns.

    Buy Now: Jigsaw desk, £229, stool, £79; Manhattan throw, £39; Jigsaw chest drawers, £349’ and Manhattan Kids Stripe lamp shade and Graffitti lamp shade, £25 each all

    Cool and compact

    Soho storage unit

    Perfect for tiny nurseries and box bedrooms; this clever storage unit is three-in-one; a double hanging wardrobe, chest of drawers and pop out change table. It’s not only functional but totally contemporary too.

    Buy Now: Soho storage unit, H175 x W103 x L60cm, £650, Silver Cross

    Love our pick of mini-me pieces? Or is there a particular piece you’d like to see made into a kid’s version that’s not on our list? Let us know in the comments box.

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