6 ways to make your kids’ bedroom the envy of their friends

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  • From scary sharks to modern monochromes, create a super-stylish children's scheme with Made.com's cool new range for kids

    Made.com is a long-standing favourite when it comes to shopping for homeware staples, but it used to be only grown-ups who could enjoy its brilliant buys – thankfully, all that’s about to change with its fantastic new range for kids. Featuring desks, beds, storage and accessories, it’s full of fun, practical and affordable pieces to kit out a kid’s bedroom in style. Here are six ways to make your child’s room the best in the house.

    1. Drop jaws with a shark chair

    Made.com has teamed up with Philip Colbert, creator of fashion-label-cum-pop-group The Rodnik Band. Excessive hyphenation aside, Rodnik’s pop-art-inspired designs have seen him hailed as “the Godson of Andy Warhol”, and Made.com is just the ideal destination for his fun flair and witty designs to make a tongue-in-cheek foray into homeware. Iconic repeat prints in bold primary colours and slate grey make for a statement collection that packs plenty of punch. The best piece is in the collection? You can’t go far wrong with this nice toothy shark chair.

    2. Make sure your dragon has somewhere to sit

    A dog might be a man’s best friend, but it takes a little more imagination to ensure your children’s pals are taken care of. Thankfully, the new Kitsch chairs from Made.com are just the spot for a dragon or unicorn to grab some much-needed R&R between flights – choose from bold blue, sunny yellow, zesty green or an eye-popping pink for the perfect perch.

    3. Keep your cool

    If your little one considers themself a thoroughly modern Millie or a dude with his own sense of design style, then a monochrome palette is the perfect way to add some Scandi-inspired cool. Made.com’s new ‘Iso’ range does just that, with a brilliant mix-and-match selection of soft furnishings and art prints for a pared-back, unisex vibe. Adorable matching child optional.

    4. Swap baddies for buddies

    Banish monsters from under the bed with a trendy trundle; simply tuck it out of sight during the day, then wheel it out for emergency sleepovers. Choose co-ordinating bed linen for bonus points.

    5. Remember: pattern matching is for squares

    Sorry Patrick and May (of Great British Sewing Bee fame), but when it comes to kids’ rooms, we’re bidding a fond farewell to pattern matching. Designed in pink and blue for unisex appeal, the Brights combination of stripes, hexagons and fun folksy prints means it’s time to throw the rule book out of the window. Hurrah!

    6. Sharing isn’t caring

    This poor little chap has envy written all over his face – and who can blame him? Decked out in the Folk linens and stylish Cara furniture, this girl’s contemporary scheme is something to be
    admired. Keep your kids on speaking terms with room enough for two.

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