31 Creative Ways To Decorate A Kid's Bedroom
Including cool stuff they'll *actually* wanna keep around for more than a year.
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1. Stick some 3D mirrored butterflies on your kid's wall as you please and make the place feel like THEM — even if your lease says you can't paint!
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2. Bring in some light with a posable lamp you can move around and re-pose around your home as you dang please.
3. Transform their bedroom into a personal planetarium with a rotating star light that'll project the night sky onto the ceiling and walls.
4. Make the floor significantly cozier with a "unicorn" shag rug so you can spread out for story time.
6. Throw a faux-sheepskin rug over an *un*-cool desk chair as a lil' homework incentive. It just looks so grown up!
7. And throw in a plush double-sided shaggy faux-fur duvet set if you've heard them say out loud "I wish this fuzzy blanket came in a comforter" to you. Turns out, it basically does.
8. Help kids who leave their tech accessories around everywhere with a dino headphone holder that'll bc fun *and* practical. Just so you know, it's legal for adults to own this, too.
10. Mount some floating bookshelves that'll help put some of their faves on display or serve as a solution in spaces not quite big enough for a bookcase. Just make sure your kids are either too young or too old enough to climb up to these shelves to help prevent accidents.
11. Create another light source (every room needs three!) with some fairy lights with photo clips to help them feel like their pals are nearby at all times.
12. And bring in some more magic with faux vines you can layer with string lights, especially if you've let them have plants before that have bit the dust.
13. Invest in a fun tissue box cover that just might get kids pumped to blow their noses on actual tissues...instead of everything else.
14. Get a night-light for their bed for something that'll make it seem like they're sleeping in the future...and might actually help you get more sleep when they wake up in the middle of the night (according to reviewers).
15. Hang up a rainbow prism suncatcher in a window to add some fun dashes of light *and* intro a learning opportunity about how prisms work. #educational
16. Bring in some Marvel fun with an adorable Groot planter you can let hang solo or serve as an actual planter. (It has drainage for real plants!)
17. One-and-done it with a teenager-pleasing aesthetic collage kit for some NOT-embarrassing wall art.
18. Capture that Disney aesthetic without having to swap out every new princess once a new movie comes out with a "Once upon a time" wire sign that'll feel right at home in your kid's favorite reading nook.
20. If the family dog or cat sleeps in your kid's room, put a cute bed in there with some bite. Just because!
21. Make everything a bit brighter with a fun mirror on a wall adjacent to a window. It'll bounce off light without it scorching your eyeballs.
23. Swap in a coloring duvet of the world map with washable markers for a fresh geography lesson after every laundry day.
25. Or liven up a wall with some large-scale decals to fill up some wall space and help make everything feel new...even if everything else stayed the same.
26. Stash extra stuffed animals in a fun bean bag chair that'll be one of the best two-fers for a kid's bedroom.
27. And use some giant Legos that open up into storage containers to squirrel away other stuff...maybe like Legos?!
28. Plus! If Legos are their thing, they'll likely dig these name signs you can customize with colors. Reviewers use them as birthday party decorations, door signs, and more!
29. Source fun versions of normal stuff, like a laundry hamper that looks like a punching bag. Maybe it'll result in no clothes on the floor? May. Be.
30. Invest in a magical canopy because, well, every kid deserves to feel like royalty! Now *this* is the kind of family drama we want.
31. And if you're feeling particularly ambitious, try building a construction truck bed with a PDF pattern. How cute!
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