Yes, you can create a cliché-free kid’s space—without sacrificing color, stimulation, or surprise. In this young boy’s room, a bold splash of green provides a backdrop for warm finishes and textures that won’t compete for the eye’s attention. A throw rug on top of oatmeal-colored carpet becomes a designated spot for adventure and play, while a handsome desk and custom blackboard encourages both study and invention. Read on to create this look for less.
Bold color and clean lines add a contemporary feel to any child’s room. The popsicle-like feel of this desk and chair set pleases wee ones while sturdy wood construction appeases parents.
P’kolino Little One’s Orange Table and Chairs, $129.99
Available at Bed Bath & Beyond
Minimize clutter and maximize impact by topping this hourglass table, stool or bedside table with a globe for your budding adventurer.
Kartell Prince Aha Stool, $110
Available at Design Public
It’s fun to read the writing on the wall when your kids are the ones with the chalk. A great homework helper, a wall-hung chalkboard is also a place to hang art or just let the imagination run wild.
Large, brushed nickel-look Magnetic Chalkboard, $50
Available at Etsy
As aesthetically pleasing as it is smart and sturdy, this bunk bed set is also a winner for its practicality. It’s smaller than most in stature and height (great for rooms short on space), and bunks convert to twin beds as your child grows.
Storkcraft Long Horn Bunk Bed in Espresso, $289.99
Available at Toys R Us