Gorgeous children’s bedrooms awaiting Santa’s arrival

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  • Santa can’t fail to stop by with Christmas bedrooms that look this festive

    Start the Christmas countdown with these magical ideas for decorating children’s bedrooms.

    Have yourself a trad little Christmas

    Take a nostalgic approach when it comes to Christmas decorating, with classic bedroom schemes in festive holly red and green with lots of plaids, stripes, patchwork and cute woodland animals.

    Give a plain room a festive flourish with a cheery tartan blanket and pillows and garlands of fresh foliage on the mantle.

    Little ones will love this cute robin bedlinen. Rustic Robin range, Dunelm.

    ‘Santa stop here’ slate sign, £9.99, Bespoke &
    Beautiful

    Try a rustic décor with colourful patchwork quilts and knitted blankets piled high on the bed. Decorate with jolly garlands and decs suspended from a branch.

    Personalised Christmas hessian sack with Santa stamp,
    £19.99, Getting Personal

    Make the bed the focalpoint with a garland of pine cones and berries strung across the end – add your own festive message tied on with paper luggage tags.

    ‘Sleeps til Christmas’ hanging sign, £3.95, Luck &
    Luck

    Create your own ‘diy’ advent calendar – peg mini craft bags to lengths of cord and pin them up on the wall – then fill with tiny Christmas treats.

    Hanging envelope advent calendar, £7.99, The Oak Room

    Make it modern, merry and bright

    Prefer colourful brights and Christmas décor with a contemporary edge? Make it a cool yule with these modern Christmas schemes.

    Grown up girls will love this smart berry-coloured bedroom – check out those oversized baubles.

    Multicoloured Star marquee wall light, £150, Bhs

    Decorate in bold primary colours, with brightly painted furniture, Christmas duvet on the bed and a colourful nativity scene pride of place.

    Wooden nativity set, £25, Marks & Spencer

    Try an all-white Christmas scheme with bold pops of colour here and there.

    Customisable cinema light box, £36, The Drifting Bear

    Make it chic and Scandi with painted panelling, whitewashed woodwork and lots of jolly red accessories. Reindeer and Jingle cushions, £10 each; stockings £1 each; sack, £5; all Tesco Direct

    Santa snow globe, £22, Debenhams

    Share the magic

    Christmas rooms are twice as nice when you share with a sibling.

    Mix ditsy, playful patterns in a bold yuletide palette of red, frosty white and aqua blue.

    Lit joy sign, £30, Sainsbury’s

    Mix and match with retro-patterned reversible bedlinens. Jolly Holiday bedding set, £35, Bhs

    Go for simple Scandi style with a pared-back look:
    rustic wooden beds, plain cotton bedding, simple woollen stockings and unfussy sprigs of ivy and fir.

    Bloomingville Christmas display box, £135, Out There Interiors

    A cute mini tree adds charm to this country bedroom.
    Let little ones decorate it themselves with simple handmade decorations.

    Christmas tree felt advent calendar, £29, The Contemporary Home

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