23 Design Ideas For Kids’ Bedrooms

23 Design Ideas For Kids’ Bedrooms

20 design tips for small bedrooms

Double duty: Tucson architect Rick Joy is known for clean, simple designs, and his rammedearth house is no exception. Its  bedroom  is separated from the rest of the house only by a half-wall that also acts as a headboard. A rectangular recess on the wall

Story, Sunset.com Make wallpaper the centerpiece In this girl’s bedroom, playful… Think outside the box In need of a space-saving sleep solution, but don’t fancy the idea of a bunk bed? Trundle beds work well for older kids and help maximize a small space. Photo: Thomas J. Story, Sunset.com Think outside the box In need of a space-saving sleep solution,… Personalize the look For kids’ changing tastes, inexpensive style is the way to go. In this teen boy’s room, the album headboard is made of plywood, plexiglass, and vintage album covers found at a recycled books store.
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Raise your gaze  Draw the eye up (and save your walls from holes) by using the tops of window- and doorframes to showcase small artworks. Color is key: See how the yellow pieces here pop against the robin’s-egg blue.


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A… What lies within: When space is tight, it pays to look for storage in unusual places say, between the studs, as San Francisco architect John Lum did here. The boxy shelves are set in a wall that divides this bedroom from a windowed entryway; resin panels let light filter from there into the darker bedroom. Best for: the constant reader, who can never be far from a book (or 12). Story, Sunset.com What lies within: When space is tight, it pays to look for storage… Creating boundaries: Take a leaf from the Murphy bed book: Frame your bed with custom cubbies, forming in the process a headboard in reverse.
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