Traditional children's room pictures

A traditional children’s bedroom is classic scheme, suitable for all ages. Browse 100s of inspiration photos to find the perfect traditional bedroom scheme for your kids – whatever the age.

  • Traditional nursery with classic wooden cot and Mr Fox wallpaper

    A woodland scheme is a fun yet calming choice for your little one, with Mr Fox wallpaper and woodland animal cushions. A nursery can never have too much storage, so go for a classic wooden cot with practical storage draws underneath for stashing away bedding and toys.

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    Buy now: 
    Mr Fox by Scion wallpaper, £40 per roll, John Lewis
    Buy now: Similar cot, £325, Tesco Direct

  • Child’s room with genius built-in storage system

    Storage is the absolute key to keeping a child’s bedroom tidy. The more of it there is, the more you will win in your mission to keep toys off the floor. This built-in storage unit envelops the bed and is super clever, as it’s every child’s dream to be surrounded by their favourite toys. Pleased parents, totally content children. Perfect!

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    Buy now: shelves painted in Elephant’s Breath Estate Eggshell, £55 for 2.5ltr, Farrow & Ball

  • Children’s playroom with vintage furniture

    Furnish your child’s nursery or playroom with vintage pieces to create the feel of an old classroom. Having said that, decorative touches, such as the beautiful prints on the walls, the sunny yellow paint and the black bird stencils mean there’s definitely more emphasis on fun than hard work. A chalkboard is great for kids, as they will love doodling on it at any given opportunity.

    Easel
    Ikea
    Similar bird stencil
    Etsy

  • Traditional children’s bedroom with pink soft furnishings

    Give a teenager’s bedroom a more grown-up feel with a beautiful bed. This children’s room has been beautifully decorated with childhood elements, such as the prints on the walls and a few soft toys, alongside an elegant upholstered bed and dressing table.

    Similar bed
    French Finds

  • Girl’s colourful room in bright aqua and pink

    Don’t hold back on colour in a child’s room. This fun decorating scheme combines zingy aqua on the walls with pink bedding and accessories. A glazed wardrobe doubles the effect, while a matching chest of drawers also functions as a dressing table with its vanity mirror.

    Wall paint
    Dulux


    Furniture

    Ikea

  • Children’s bedroom in blue with built-in storage

    Make use of every corner in a child’s compact bedroom. Bespoke built-in storage makes use of the alcove space to provide storage for favourite toys and books. A wall light has been fitted for easy bedtime reading, and the polka dot wallpaper adds extra style as a cosy backdrop to the bed.

    Wall light
    Holloways of Ludlow

    Similar polka dot wallpaper
    Emma Bridgewater at Wallpaper Direct

  • Child’s pale blue bedroom with iron bed

    Paint walls in a pretty pale blue as a restful backdrop in a child’s bedroom. In this room shelves have been fitted into the alcove surrounding the bed and filled with books and toys – a great option where storage is limited. This leaves plenty of space for a play area, which has a cute and colourful rug.

    Similar child’s bed frame
    John Lewis

    Similar shelving
    Ikea

  • Child’s shabby chic room with decoupaged chest of drawers

    Give your kids’ bedroom the wow factor with a cute revamped cabinet. This decoupage and painting idea instantly brings an item back to life and can applied to any cupboard or cabinet. An array of pretty accessories, which are in keeping with the pastel colour scheme, neatly line the drawers.

    Similar decoupage paper
    Hobbycraft

  • Child’s room with feature wall and desk area

    Bring the outside in with green hues and flowers. Hang a fabulous floral wallpaper and pick out similar colours to use around the room. A workstation with a desk and swivel chair is great for doing homework and reading. Add a bolster cushion to comfy up a bed.

    Natural Hessian paint
    Dulux

    Bed
    Laura Ashley

  • Child’s room with cute letter motif cushions

    A clever combination of cushions will add an abundance of character and comfort to any room. Using cute letter motifs to spell a child’s name is a fun way to personalise their bedroom scheme. Keeping all the patterned elements to accessories means that the room is easy to tweak and amend as your little one grows up.

    Cushions
    Nubie

    Bed frame
    Ikea

  • Children’s room with twin beds and feature wallpaper

    This child’s room uses pattern to add style and character. A mix of botanicals, florals and plains create a toning decorating scheme that’s full of interest. Twin beds are anchored by a central bedside cabinet whose colour and lack of pattern mark it out as the central anchoring point.

    Headboard fabric
    Cameo Ribbons Swedish Blue at Kate Forman

    Wallpaper
    Bugs and Butterflies in Raspberry at Barneby Gates

  • Child’s room with sugar pink walls

    This child’s room is full of fun and the perfect choice for a developing child. The sugary pink walls are feminine and girly yet, teamed against white furniture, the space becomes fresh and uplifting – perfect for a maturing ‘tween’. The funky desk chair and adjustable desk light add to the youthful character, while an original exposed beam highlights the room’s cottage roots.


    Chair

    Ikea

    Similar paint
    B&Q

  • Child’s white bedroom with orange accents

    In a child’s bedroom, go for a plain white palette that is easy to update. Here white walls and furniture and a cream backdrop allow colour to be introduced through accessories. Decorative fabric in bright orange and a graphic print blind add the interest, while a London Underground map festooned with a string of lights makes a feature of the chimney breast.


    Similar map

    Tesco

    Similar clock
    John Lewis

  • Children’s bedroom with rose print wallpaper and bunting

    Pretty rosebud wallpaper and floral bunting make the room friendly and even the toys, such as the Victorian doll’s house, have a vintage feel. The crisp simplicity of the white painted bedroom furniture complements the patterned wallpaper, while tall ceilings provide plenty of room for fun wall art.

    Similar wallpaper
    Wallpaper Direct

    Similar doll’s house
    Sue Ryder

  • Child’s white bedroom with red and grey accents

    An amalgamation of boyish themes such as cowboys, castles and pirates are tied together with similar tones making this child’s bedroom a bright and eclectic assortment that works. Gingham bed linen and grey curtains with a patterned border offset the neutral scheme and a large classic dresser offers plenty of storage with comforting charm.

    Bed linen
    Cushion

  • Child’s white bedroom with multicoloured butterfly artwork

    Introduce colour in a child’s white bedroom through accessories and artwork. The pretty butterfly canvases shown here were created by the owner. Modern and vintage furniture comes together to bring character and a homely lived in appeal to this bright and cheerful space. Striped, floral and check cushions in a mix of different sizes up the comfort factor on the bed.

    Similar bed
    Worldstores

    Similar blind
    English Blinds

  • Girl’s bedroom with purple bed and pink desk chair

    Bring retro and vintage pieces into a child’s room for a more grown-up feel. In this room the neutral backdrop has been brought to life with a wooden bed painted purple and a bright pink chair that makes a feature of the desk area. A desk positioned at the window like this can also function as a dressing table. Paper decorations and bright, cheerful bedding bring a touch of fun to the scheme.

    Bed linen
    Cath Kidston

    Desk and chair
    Ikea

  • Boy’s red and white bedroom with bees

    Co-ordinate colour across furntiure, bedding and wall art. This simple red and white scheme is guaranteed to keep little ones happy. Roman blinds are a streamlined window treatment that also have the advantage of creating a clutter-free sill ideal for additional toy display and storage.


    Similar bed linen

    Argos

    Similar bedside table
    Wayfair

  • Child’s room with seaside bed linen and dinosaur

    Keep a backdrop simple and let the bedding do all the decorative work in a child’s room. This sky blue quilt cover with beach and coastal style motifs adds a lovely seaside theme while a dinosaur sticker hints at other interests. Stencils and stickers are inexpensive ways of keeping little ones happy without having to redecorate – look for designs that channel their hobbies and interests.

    Similar dinosaur sticker
    Icon Wall Stickers

    Similar bed linen
    Junior Rooms

  • Child’s vintage-style study desk

    A recycled school desk and chair create an appealing study area for a child’s bedroom with a vintage twist. Practical hanging pots on the wall free up much-needed desk space and graphic robot prints adds an element for fun. 

    Stationery pots and rail

    Similar desk
    Great Little Trading Company

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