24 Insanely Cute Kids’ Room Ideas (Toddler Edition)

Are you looking for ways to revamp your kids’s room or create one from scratch? Get Inspired by these whimsical and aesthetically pleasing kids’ room ideas! 

A thoughtfully decorated kids’ room can support a child’s growth, cognitive development, and well-being. It can also help to foster creativity and promote relaxation. 

This may seem like a daunting process at first but it is one of the easiest rooms in the house to decorate.

All it takes to create a functional and visually appealing space is the right tools and a little know-how. 

The good news is that you don’t have to break the bank or hire a professional decorator for this. You can create a budget that works for you and stick to it. Plus, consider DIY-ing where possible to save a few bucks. 

To help kickstart your journey, we have curated 24 insanely cute kids’ room ideas that your child will love for years to come. 

But, before we jump into it, below are some things you must take into account before getting started. 


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Things to Consider When Decorating a Kids’ Room

There are several things you must consider if you want to get it right the first time.

● Take your child’s age into account

Kids grow faster than the speed of light, so, make sure you create a space they won’t outgrow too soon. 

Involve them in the process by asking about colors, themes, and decor elements they would like for their bedroom. This may be a fun project and bonding opportunity with your little one. 

● Decide on the color scheme

In most interior design projects, the color scheme is the second stage of planning, after layout. It is crucial to choose the right colors because they will be incorporated into each decor element. 

Avoid the accessive use of bold and vibrant colors as they may lead to sensory overload. Instead, go for timeless and visually calming colors. 

● Create zone

If the space allows, create different zones based on activities. For instance, sleeping, studying, and playing. Use furniture placements, rugs, or decorative elements to delineate these zones.

Here are some inspirations to get your creative juices flowing!


1. Neutral Color Scheme

The easiest colors on the spectrum to work with for kids’ rooms are neutral colors. Neutrals such as white, beige, brown, gray, and taupe are incredibly versatile.

These hues are timeless and calming to the eyes. Most importantly, they can easily accommodate change, which is ideal as kids grow older. 

IMG 1981 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @kozlowskie_


2. Board and Batten Accent Wall

An accent wall instantly draws the eye into a room. It helps to elevate the aesthetic of the room by breaking up the monotony of bare walls.

A board and batten accent wall is often used for kids’ rooms and nurseries because it adds visual interest to the room. Plus, it is easier to clean and maintain compared to flat walls. 

IMG 1994 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @domek_przy_tamie


3. Decorative Hanging Book Shelving

Save floor space by opting for a hanging shelf as opposed to a standing shelf. Paint the wall behind the shelf a different paint color to create a library-like area.

Shelves can be both decorative and functional. Instead of the standard rectangle shape, go for a scallop style to maximize interest. 

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Photo: @homidesign


4. Dusty Blue Accent

There are a plethora of blue shades to consider for a baby boy’s room. Dusty blue has a much more calming effect compared to highly saturated blues.

This shade of blue is ideal for a kids’ room because it exudes a timeless and classic elegance that never goes out of style. 

IMG 1997 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @joanas_view


5. Kids’ Room Study Area 

The perfect kids’ room design should encourage learning and productivity.

By incorporating a designated study area, your kid will have a quiet and comfortable space where they can focus on homework and creative projects. 

IMG 1990 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @plewkowa


6. Minimalist Kids’ Room

Embrace a laid-back approach. This makes the decorating process a lot easier.

Minimalism is essentially keeping things simple, quality over quantity, and less is more. This creates an elegant, clean, and modernist aesthetic. 

IMG 2001 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @_sandra_drz


7. Wall Decals and Stickers

A common way to decorate bare walls in a kids’ bedroom is to put up decals and stickers.

There is a wide array to choose from and there can also be customized to fit the theme or interest of your child. Plus, they are easy to apply and remove. 

IMG 1980 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @luletto.pl


8. Dusty Pink and White Scheme

Pink is a beautiful and girly color but some vibrant shades can be too overwhelming for the bedroom.

The dusty pink shade is subtle and soft. It creates a sense of tranquility and relaxation, making it ideal for kids’ bedrooms.

It combines brilliantly with neutrals like white, gray, or beige for a classic and elegant look. 

IMG 1983 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @luletto.pl


10. Fort-Style Kids’ Bed

Kids love a fort-style bed — but who doesn’t? This bed style inspires imaginative play and creativity in children.

It gives them a sense of security and comfort, making it easier for them to relax and fall asleep. A fort-style bed also elevates the overall decor.

IMG 1993 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @patrycja.dutkowiak


11. Under the Sea Theme

Little kids find the underwater world intriguing as it is rich with fascinating creatures.

A sea-themed kids’ room with soothing blue tones and tranquil imagery is also calming and fosters relaxation. It is a fantastic gender-neutral kids’ room idea!

IMG 1987 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @frejkove


12. Kids’ Room Bridge

Create a sense of adventure and excitement for your little one by bringing in a bridge.

This bridge will encourage them to engage in active play and physical activity. Make sure it is secured properly and that adults are present when toddlers use it. 

IMG 1992 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @angelikachmurska


13. Earthy Color Scheme

Earthy colors have a raw and organic feel. Colors such as browns, greens, beiges, and terracotta help a kids’ room feel more connected to nature. 

These hues often have warm undertones that evoke feelings of comfort, coziness, and relaxation. 

IMG 1976 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @paamela.s


14. High Sleeper Bunk Bed

Most kids love the idea of a bunk bed, even if they are not sharing a room. The raised sleeping area can feel like a cozy hideaway or a fortress.

It inspires imaginative play and storytelling. Plus, this type of bed is great for small rooms as the bottom part can be used for storage, study, or play space. 

IMG 2002 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @mynorthernabode


15. Fairy Lights 

Create a magical ambiance for your kids’ room by hanging some string lights. These decorative lights emit a soft, gentle glow that creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. 

They can be hung on the wall, or furniture, or even placed in glass jars or lanterns. 

IMG 1978 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @whitehome_diary


16. Nature-Inspired Wallpaper

Bring the outdoors in with a nature-inspired wallpaper. There are colorful, subtle, or minimalist options to choose from.

Use it for an accent wall rather than all the walls in the room. This adds visual interest and a sense of serenity to the space. 

IMG 1977 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @patrycja.dutkowiak


17. Kids’ Room Toy Storage

Don’t let the toys just lay around. Toys are the most clutter in the household with little kids. Invest in a multi-compartment toy organizer.

Store the toy by types or functions. Use labels to help identify where each type of toy belongs so that it is easier to return after each usage. 

IMG 1984 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @ania.suwinska


18. Bright and Airy

Use light colors and let natural light flow in freely during the day. This will help the room look clean and bright.  

Light colors have a space-expanding effect and it is ideal for a modern and minimalist aesthetic. 

IMG 1995 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @kamilassak


19. Wall Mural

An artistic wall murals has the ability to transform a child’s bedroom into a magical and imaginative world. 

This decorative wall feature allows you to personalize your child’s room to reflect the theme or their interests. The possibilities are endless with mural drawings. 

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20. Kids’ Bed Canopy

Let your little one wake you feeling like royalty by incorporating a canopy bed in their bedroom.

Bed canopies create a sense of coziness and warmth. Plus, it serves as a stylish and decorative accent that will elevate the overall appearance of the room. 

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21. Decorative Plush Toys

Plush toys are great for kids to play with but they also serve decorative purposes.

They add a playful and whimsical touch to the decor. There are also a wide array of options to choose from to complement a variety of themes. 

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22. Wooden Toddler bed

For a timeless and classic aesthetic, consider a wooden toddler bed. These types of beds offer a safe, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing sleeping space for young children. 

IMG 1982 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @luletto.pl


23. Boho Kids’ Room

The bohemian style embraces an organic, eclectic, and free-spirited way of decorating.

It involves using a lot of natural materials such as bamboo, wood, and rattan. The boho style also encourages the mixture of patterns and textures, and the use of layered textiles. 

IMG 1986 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @kozlowskie_


24. Kids’ Room Play Area 

When decorating your kid’s room, create a designated corner where they can engage in active play and physical activity.

This could be a play kitchen where they channel their inner chef or a small indoor playhouse. 

IMG 1991 Kids' Room IdeasPhoto: @ania.suwinska



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