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These children's bedrooms strike a perfect balance of whimsical and sophisticated.

| By Rachael Thompson | Interiors

These 7 Playful Yet Stylish Kids’ Bedroom Ideas Are Full of Design Ideas

These children's bedrooms strike a perfect balance of whimsical and sophisticated.

Creating a children's bedroom that appeals to your child's sensitivities while also being stylish and in keeping with the rest of your home's design can be a little bit of a challenge. Ideally, you want to create a space that will grow with them and that they will love for years to come.

One way to achieve this is by not overdoing the theme. It's easy to go all in on a superhero or fairy theme, but kids' interests change rapidly. Opting for accessories or accents, like vintage toys or a timeless colour palette, that acknowledges a hobby or passion, that can grow with them as they deepen their interests, is a smart choice.

Looking for ideas to create a space your children will love? Let these youthful yet chic spaces inspire the design of your kid's bedroom.

1. Bright and bold

Maximalist Jordan Ferney is an expert in creating a space that is beautifully layered with colours and patterns. For the kid's room in her New York City abode, she opted for bright orange tones set against a multi-coloured rug and fun-loving art. It feels design-led but also appropriately youthful.

2. Pastel magic

Each of the three children's rooms in Aimee Winchester's home is sophisticated yet playful with subtle pops of pastel hues in Sage, Oatmeal, Mineral, and Lavender. Pastel tones are great in children's bedrooms as they are peaceful yet still allow for some colour in the space. The Sage bedroom is calm and sweet with shiplap panelled walls and a star bunting.

3. Pattern play

Boasting plenty of whimsy, this children's bedroom within Pandora Sykes' London terrace is a study in how to use colour, pattern, and eclectic décor in a playful yet sophisticated way. This space also exudes old English charm with antique furniture and wallpaper.

4. Monochrome magic

The colour palette might be dialled down in this chic bedroom in Justine Cullen's family home, but the bunk beds keep it feeling youthful. It's the perfect design for older children.

5. Sweet dreams

This kid's room in stylist Sarah Pickersgill-Brown's home has a magical and dreamy aesthetic achieved with a light and airy palette of white, lilac, lavender, and beige. Sheer curtains filter the natural light beautifully and create a tranquil atmosphere.

6. Triple-stacked

This bunk bed nook in stylist Natalie Walton's home is a great way to utilise verticle space while also embracing a fun design that kids will love. The curtains add a bit of privacy and ensure the space stays extra dark for a sound night's sleep.

7. Beachy weekender

This stacked bedding situation with its built-in storage is a genius way to make the most of a smaller space. Painted in an elegant seafoam green complemented by Turmeric linen, Simone Haag has nailed the practical meets fun aesthetic in her nautical weekender. The portable light makes for a helpful little touch for those needing to make their way down from the upper level.

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