15 Funky Kids Room Ideas You’ll Want To Steal

Jill Holtz

February 5, 2015

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If your child’s room is in need of a bit of a makeover, we have rounded up 15 Funky Kids Room Ideas you’ll want to steal, guaranteed to make their room the most fun room in the house!

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#1. Giant Floor Pillows

Giant floor pillows are a cool alternative to beanbags and are great for reading, watching movies or tv and listening to music. Here is a floor pillow tutorial on Creativeoutpour.com that gives you step by step instructions for making them.

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#2. Stuffed Animal Storage

If your child has amassed a huge collection of cuddy toys, why not construct some storage that also makes a feature in their room? We like this one from Streetwise.com:

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#3. Personalised Art

A colourful and stylish nursery print will brighten up any kids bedroom. In this lovely example from Lottie Coco prints, you can add birth date and details for an even more personal touch to showcase all those important details about your child:


Or check out the range of posters from Plain Lazy and Not On The High Street which have a great range for all ages.

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#4. Create a Book Nook

Create a nice cosy reading space or book corner in your child’s room. It encourages calm reading time and makes a nice feature out of different spaces too. This is a handy idea using guttering for book shelves!

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And there are some easy to follow instructions for creating this cosy book nook on Tofw.com:

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#5. Add a Funky Lightshade

Brighten up and make a feature on the ceiling with a funky new lightshade. Linda O’Riordan Designs make fabulous handmade lampshades to order. This groovy Campervan Kids Lampshade will add a bit of retro cool to any kid’s room. 100% cotton and comes in three different sizes.

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Complete the look with a Personalised Campervan Print from Lottie Coco, or check out the range of posters from Plain Lazy and Not On The High Street.

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#6. Starry Ceiling

Add glow in the dark stars and planets to create a magnificent starlight night effect. We like the way they have hung planets down from the starry ceiling on this room:

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You can buy relatively inexpensive glow in the dark star sets from Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

#7. Customise Closet Space

Customise your child’s closet space by building in plenty of shelving and storage cubbies, great for shoes and small items.

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#8. Make a Feature Wall

Use magnetic or chalkboard paint to make a feature wall for your child’s room.

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Image found on Pinterest

You can buy magnetic and chalkboard paint on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.

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#9. Transform Walls with a Mural

For the ultimate Frozen fan, how about a wall mural to transform their room? This easy-to-apply wall mural is is perfect for children’s bedrooms, nurseries, playrooms and games rooms.

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Murals.ie has more great mural choices if you want something different.

#10. Make a Feature from Their Name

This is a lovely idea from Craftcuts.com: creating comic book (or magazine) letters from your child’s name and then using them as wall art.

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#11. Separate the Room into Different Zones

If you have the space in the room, then create distinct zones for different purposes. E.g. sleep, store, study, chill.



#12. Use Lighting to Make a Feature Corner

In this room, an eave wall has been turned into a feature corner and a nice dressing area by papering the wall as a contrast to the rest of the room and adding nice lighting. As well as fairy lights attached to the wall, they have also used a standing light feature for better light at the dressing table.

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#13. Storage for Lego

This is a great blog post about creating underbed storage for Lego using casters to roll the unit under the bed easily.

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#14. Upcycle a Set of Drawers

Turn a boring set of drawers into a cool piece of furniture. These cool examples on the Hometalk website used paint samples to make themes, e.g. animals or sports on different drawers.

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Hometalk website

#15. Make a Simple but Effective Light Feature

String different shaped paper lightshades together to make a feature for the ceiling.

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Over to you now, do you have a cool idea that you implemented for your child’s room? Share it with us in the comments below.

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