Are you looking to update your kids bedroom, but don’t want to spend too much money? Bedroom decorating ideas don’t always have to be expensive. Here are 10 Excellent Kids Bedroom Ideas on a Budget, that will have your kids running to their room!
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You don’t have to spend a fortune to update your child’s room. These low-cost tricks are perfect for a simple transformation but keeping to a budget. From stencils to paint updates to glow in the dark stars, here are some ideas to inspire you.
10 Excellent Kids Bedroom Ideas on a Budget
#1. Use Stencils to Decorate Walls
Jazz up a plain wall with stencils. You could use your child’s favourite movie character, or keep it simple like these stars. Using different colours will also add more interest. As your child’s tastes range these can be painted over and new stencils used.
#2. Display Kids Artwork
If you have a budding artist and they bring a lot of paintings home from school, hang them in their room to create some colourful, personal artwork. Hang string around the room and simply peg the pictures to it, and then as they progress, you can take down the older art and add up the new.
The L’il Davinci Art Cabinet is perfect for this, the A4 frame stores up to 50 sheets and the latched, hinged, glass front door allows you to easily change & display your child’s latest masterpiece. It can sit portrait or landscape too. Available from Amazon.
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#3. Starry Ceiling
I love this idea. Add glow in the dark stars and planets to the ceiling and create a glowing starry night effect. To make it more interesting (and educational) you could hang planets down from the starlight ceiling too. A nifty trick from Kidsroomideas is to extend the paint and star effect down the top of the walls.
Image courtesy of Kidsroomideas
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4. Wall Stickers
Decorate the bedroom walls with your child’s favourite characters wall stickers. And don’t worry about them being stuck there forever, as they are removable and restickable.
Wall Stickers For Kids is an Irish company that specialises in funky decorations to transform any space for any age. From glow in the dark to educational, themed to personalised or stencil options for those who are feeling more adventurous, you are sure to find what you are looking for to spruce up you playroom or play area.
#5. Repurpose Old Furniture
Spruce up old furniture with a lick of paint. You can paint a chest of drawers, wardrobe, bedside cabinets, desks, headboards etc. to fit in with the new colour scheme or go funky with multicolours on the drawers or legs. Maybe use stickers or stencils to jazz it up even more. Check out the great ideas on the Hometalk Website like this sport-themed chest of drawers, and I love the animal one too.
Image courtesy of Hometalk
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#6. Funky Wall Storage
Create some interesting wall storage for your child’s endless “things” with some mini colourful buckets attached to the wall. Perfect for pencils and colouring materials over desk areas.
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#7. Chalkboard/Magnetic Wall
Create a feature wall with chalkboard or magnetic paint. This can be used for learning numbers, letters and words plus they can make their own drawings. You can buy magnetic and chalkboard paint on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk
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#8. Create a Lego Wall
Your child probably already has plenty of Lego so this idea for a Lego Wall is a neat way of storing the collection as it grows, as well as making the room colourful and different each day.
You decide – use different colour baseplates or the same, cover a whole wall or just a small section. Securely stick the baseplates to the wall, and let your kid enjoy adding the lego.
And if a whole wall is too much – stick up some baseplates inside frames and allow your child to create changing artworks.
Image via HGTV
#9. Build a Bed Canopy
No need to buy a new bed but to make it look new just build a canopy over it. It can be romantic for young girls or tent-like for young boys. The material can be swapped around simply giving the room a new look each time.
We love this design from Remodel-aholic – bringing outdoor camping inside. You might even want to sleep in this bed yourself!
Image courtesy of Remodelaholic
#10. Create a Book Themed Wall
If your child loves books (and who doesn’t?), then a wall full of books can be a storage saver and a great way to encourage reading.
It doesn’t have to be large shelves sticking out; just keep to a few inches like a dado rail with a lip and place the books horizontal to the wall so the colourful cover faces out. This makes for easy access during bedtime reading too. Here is some inspiration from Project Nursery.
Image courtesy of Project Nursery
We hope these ideas have inspired you for some bedroom make-over time!
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