Creative Kids’ Room

Showcasing art in a kids' room can be very tricky. Design expert Alison Milne shares her tips on how to create a kids' room that not only displays artwork but also encourages children to be creative.

Creative Kids' Room

Above: rug, ELTE; floor lamp, Light Form; Pelian chair, Design Within Reach; baroque frame, wooden ladder, tent, paper planes sculpture by Erin Vincent, Alex Sheriff arwork, Alison Milne Design; accessories and toys, Advince from a Caterpillar

Keep the Room Gender Neutral

Don't feel the need to be gender specific with your approach to a kids room. Keep the room clean and uncomplicated. A modern and eclectic room with have longevity and your decor items will stay with your kids as they grow older.

Add Shots of Colour

Introduce colour in your rug and select pieces of furniture. When considering colour, opt for tones that can work in other areas of the home.

Go Graphic on the Wall

Painting a large graphic on a wall will give you an instant hit of creativity while saving you money on paint! Whimsical art installations are also a great alternative to wallpaper.

Choose Classics

When accessorizing a creative kids room, go for classics and well made objects that can be reinterpreted as the child grows older.

Creative Kids' Room

 

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