Comforters and quilts can work in all parts of a bed. Rachel Greathouse, a metro Atlanta designer, used an old plaid, patchwork-style comforter to cover the headboard for her son’s navy and white room.
This adorably stylish bunk bed nook is a space-saving dream. Pull the curtain and it's entirely hidden away; open the curtain and reveal two cozy bunks decked out in dapper stripes with under-bed storage drawers.
Red bunk beds add a pop of color to the kids' room in HGTV Dream Home 2006. Weathered wood paneling and pine floors add to the rustic, bunkhouse feel. A suede armchair and ottoman provide a cozy seating nook.
An upscale retreat for the youngest gentleman of the house, the Little Boy Blu room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2014 offers a nostalgic sense of boyish adventure. Designer Shelley Cahan combined classic, tailored elements with vintage-inspired nickel accents, distressed furnishings and a hand-drawn airplane on the ceiling.
Let's face it: Boys' rooms and Christmas decorations don't usually go hand in hand. Make Christmas decorating fun with a boys'-inspired mobile Christmas tree decorated as a larger-than-life snowman. To do this, first create a snowman head and face from a large, foam floral sphere and place it at the top of the tree. Next, add two scarves just below the head. To create the look of coat buttons, line up between three and seven black ornaments in the center of the tree. Lastly, give the snowman arms with branches placed roughly two-thirds of the way up on each side.
Pastel yellow pairs with crisp white to create a charming, feminine look in this girls' bedroom. Plaid throw pillows add a country feel, and artwork recreated to mimic the girls' drawings adds a playful touch.
Crisp white walls, light wood floors and large windows create a bright, cheery atmosphere in this contemporary kid's room. A pale yellow accent wall adds soft color without disrupting the airy feel of the space.
The custom purple headboard in this kids' bedroom was selected by the girls themselves, along with the color scheme for the room. By using their two favorite colors, the room was personalized to them with a chic, sophisticated vibe in mind.
This coastal bedroom for kids is painted in a neutral Heron Plume from Sherwin Williams. Decorative paddles and artwork from Home Goods adorn the walls, and twin beds from Universal Furniture are dressed in blue and white linens and pillows from Pottery Barn Kids.
A wallpaper lion walks along a green chalkboard lawn in designer Lauren Liess's home. This activity center is a perfect small-space solution. Instead of taking up precious wall space, use the closet doors to make a chalkboard for the kids.
The Kokeshi dolls in this girls' bedroom are from a local kid's shop and the designer framed an eclectic selection of art pieces (including from artist Saar Manche) to create a cohesive gallery. The unicorn lamp was a magical Target discovery!
Dreamy and whimsical, this girl's bedroom is a imaginative retreat from the grown-up world. Its young owners can get creative at the craft table or climb up into the built-in loft bunk beds with a book.