Ideal v Great Deal – splurge or save on these adorable kids accessories

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  • Would you spend a little or a lot on these accessories for your little one's bedroom

    Decorating and furnishing children’s bedrooms is great fun, it’s the one room where you can let your imagination run wild. Beds can be quirky, wallpapers can be bold and accessories can be playful. Going to town with the fun factor doesn’t mean you have to blow the budget, as our ideal and great buys demonstrate.

    Transform your child’s bedroom into a fun yet practical space with any of these savvy buys.

    kids bunkbeds

    What child doesn’t love a bunk bed? Modern bunk beds are elegant and more grown up than the former pine models of years gone by. Both of these designs mix light wood finishes with classic white detailing, adding a cool Scandi vibe to children’s rooms.

    Buy now
    Oeuf NYC Perch Bunk Bed, £1,306, Nubie
    Great deal: Simple Bunk Bed, £550, Little Folks Furniture


    Illuminate bedtime stories with a little help from a Jurassic pal. Either of these dinosaur lamps will sit on a bedside table or shelf, adding a soft glow to little rooms at nighttime.

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    Ideal: Diplodocus Green Dino Lamp, £33.50, Red Candy
    Great deal: Little Brontosaurus Lamp, £12, Bobby Rabbit

    Cloud Rugs

    Add a silver lining! A charming cloud rug will add a playful, yet stylish touch to any room. The choice of simple grey makes these designs suitable for any style of decor.

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    Ideal: Grey Short pile Wool Cloud Rug, £71.99, Maison Du Monde
    Great deal: Bloomingville Cloud Rug, £29, Amara

    Raindrop wallpaper

    It’s not often we welcome rain drops, but when they look this stylish on a wallpaper it’s hard not to love them. The cool colour palatte on both designs allows you to make a statement without overpowering a small room.

    Buy now:
    Ideal: Raindrops Wallpaper, £59.95 a roll, Hibou Home
    Great deal: April Showers Wallpaper, £30 a roll, Scion at Wallpaper Direct

    house Bookshelf

    A house shaped bookshelf helps you store books and toys in an adorable fashion. Whether you’re looking for wall-mounted or freestanding, there’s a stylish solution to suit your storage needs.

    Buy now:
    Ideal: Triplet Bookcase, £145, Loaf
    Great deal: Collection Mia Bookcase, £79.99, Argos


    After each playtime tidy toys away to keep the room looking uncluttered.  Keep toys stored neatly in a dedicated ‘Toy’ sack.

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    Ideal: Toys Storage Bag, £25, Bobby Rabbit
    Great deal: Paper Toy Storage Bag, £14, The Nursery Edit

    Whether you choose to spend or save, it’s safe to say your child’s nursery or bedroom will look priceless!

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