A blue-and-white palette hints at a maritime theme without going overboard. Built-in bunk beds and cupboards offer a wealth of storage.
Wall-mounted lights can take the place of bedside lamps in tight spaces.
Photos: Victoria Pearson
Kids' Room with Pink Accents
A cozy white armchair and iron bed are bedroom staples that will stay in style as your child grows. Mix and match neutral bedding in subtle patterns, then layer in a touch of pink for a comfortable, girly space.
Fill a blank wall with a grid of related prints in identical frames.
Photos: Laura Resen
Colorful Kids' Room
Primary colors and American accents—from stars and stripes to a classic quilt motif—team up for a lively look.
If you're tired of your bedroom layout, but tight on space, alter the placement of the bed to this lateral arrangment (works best with beds that have headboards).
Photos: Lisa Romerein
Modern Kids' Room
Modern meets country in this refined-rustic bedroom. White walls, tan rug, and a wooden bedframe are the neutral bones that let colorful bedding and bright artwork pop.
Bedding in sophisticated patterns and hues, like cranberry and tangerine, will stay popular beyond the tween years.
Photos: Max Kim-Bee
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