This post is sponsored by Walmart
We’ve designed A LOT of kids’ bedrooms over the years, but there are three types that we are repeatedly asked for advice on — a little boy’s room (as a girl mom, it does slip my mind), a princess room (lots of requests for this one!) and a small bedroom. Walmart wanted to partner with us on kids’ bedroom designs this season, and we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to make a few mood boards using some of our favorite pieces from their kids’ furniture and decor that are timeless enough to grow with your child (and easy on the wallet!).
1. A Boy’s Bedroom!
I’ve actually always wanted to do a boy’s bedroom so this was fun for me! I think with most kids’ spaces art is going to make it feel well designed and I love the pair of prints in this moodboard. I also focus on sturdy furniture, and classic patterns–you can never go wrong with stripes! A bookshelf for his collections and a slouchy chair to lounge in a wipeable fabric.
2. The Princess Room
A princess room needs a canopy bed and I fell hard for this one from Walmart! Mixed with drape-y bedding and a soft palette keeps this bedroom peaceful for a princess. I imagine an additional fabric canopy (isn’t the gold one so beautiful!?) in a corner to make a cozy reading nook, but it can also easily be placed over an existing bed to transform it! The dresser and nightstand are sturdy pieces that will absolutely grow with her.
3. A Small Room
When I was growing up, my sister and I shared an attic bedroom. For the majority of the time, we slept on the same side, but there were a couple years that I was itching for independence and I scooted my bedroom over to the opposite side of the stairs, in a small 6×9 space. I loved it! There are a few things that will maximize a small room for kids and a daybed is at the top of the list! The great thing about a daybed is it’s MEANT to be against a wall. Line it with pillows to cozy it up. Floor space is precious, so wall-mounted sconces are a must! No closet? No problem. A free-standing wardrobe in a light color tucked in a corner will be the perfect spot for putting everything away. (Small spaces get messy fast!) Which is why I also recommend a couple of floor baskets for toys and books. Anything the can be corralled or put away will go a long way in helping the small space feel larger. And lastly–a big piece of art for the wall!
Rainbow Art: $58
Sconces (set of 2): $120
Trundle Daybed: $300
Beige Border Pillow: $50
Gold Tassel Pillow: $32
Tassel Fringe Lumbar Pillow: $26
Pom Pom Throw Blanket: $17
Rattan Baskets: $52
Faux Fur Chair: $109
What kind of kids room should we do next?!
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