6 Trendy Pieces That Will Turn Designing Kids’ Rooms into Child’s Play

A light shaped like a fluffy cloud, with marquee lights throughout.

Kid’s décor can be fun and stylish, like this marquee light that will bring sweet dreams to your little ones.

When it comes to creating stylish rooms for kids, most parents are left scratching their heads when met with the loud colors and not-so-sleek furniture pieces that are often associated with children.

Luckily, gone are the days of gaudy living spaces for your young ones. With these pieces, you can design a room that both you and your kids will enjoy — in fact, you just might want to keep these pieces all to yourself.

A multi-color shag rug from Target with sprinkle-like accents has a cream-colored base.

1. Sprinkles Multi-Color Shag Rug

This versatile rug can be used to complement rooms of any style for a sweet sprinkle of color. The confetti-like accents are youthful and fun, while the central cream color keeps the piece adaptable and chic. Not only is it pleasant to look at, but kids will also love the soft, shaggy texture.

The Babyletto Spruce Tree Bookcase, available from Target, is a green, white or gray wooden bookcase shaped like a tree, with “branches” that you can store books.

2. Babyletto Spruce Tree Bookcase

What better way to store your child’s belongings than a piece that is both practical and creative in design? Make a statement with this tree-shaped bookcase, which features simple geometric shapes and a single-color palette for a charmingly modern vibe.

A gathered quilt from the Land of Nod in gray can be reversed to reveal a pink floral print.

3. Modern Chic Bedding in Gray


Balance out your kids’ space with an elegant bedding set. The various textures make this set aesthetically interesting, while the neutral tones keep it subtle and refined. With the quilt’s reversible motif (the other side has a floral design), you get double the style.

A light shaped like a fluffy cloud, with marquee lights throughout.

4. Fromage La Rue Petite Cloud Marquee Light

Stay on trend with an adorable marquee light to liven up your child’s room. Not only is this item functional, but the adorable cloud design acts as a decoration all on its own. Hang it up on the wall, sit it on a bookshelf — the sky is the limit.

An oatmeal-colored rocking chair with rose gold and brass rocking legs are a classy addition to any room.

5. Nursery Works Compass Rocker in Oatmeal/Rose Gold

This rocker is the perfect addition if you’re looking for comfortable seating that still looks sophisticated. The warmth of the oatmeal and brass color scheme makes the piece both cozy and classy. It’s not only ideal for nurseries — kids of any age will love this seat for reading or relaxation.

Framed yellow wall art that says “The Future Is Bright.”

6. The Future Is Bright Framed Wall Art

A vivacious piece of artwork from Target’s Pillowfort line will make your child’s room pop in a snap. Vibrant, sunny hues are sure to spread some cheer and an inspirational quote will get the morning started off right. Though minimalistic, this décor really packs a punch.

Designing fashionable, yet functional, rooms for your kids can be quite the task. However, with smart pieces like these, you can create rooms that children and parents alike will absolutely adore.
Katherine West is a freelance writer for NewHomeSource, where she contributes articles on topics related to home and lifestyle.

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