Creative and Inspiring Kids Bedroom Ideas for a Cozy and Fun Room

Bedroom ideas and what we should be guided by for the new school year.

Basic factors to consider when you plan a kid’s bedroom

There are several factors to consider to create a comfortable and personalized space. Here are some guiding principles to help you make the most of a Kid’s bedroom design:

1. Functionality:

 Walk in coat room - draw

Whether the room is large or small we have many options when it comes to solutions.

Let’s analyze our needs for this room. Do you have space for all the furniture? Or maybe we need to think about bespoke fitting joinery? Is it a playroom or bedroom?  Is there enough space for a resting area, or we can for example use a bunk solution? What are the needs for our kids toys and clothes? How big should the desk be? What are the interests and favourite activities of the owner of the room?

When you have all the answers to these questions you can go to the next step. Figuring out how to set it all up!

2. Layout:

Bunk bed - VisualizationVisualization of the bunk bed project.
We can create a visualization of each project or interior design depending on our client’s needs. 
Bunk Bed - kids roomPhoto of a bunk bed.  Each bed has a lamp and hidden cabinets on the headrests. Siblings sharing a room – not easy but still possible. Particularly with good planning. 

Plan the layout carefully, considering the placement of furniture, windows, doors, and built-in storage.

Ensure a logical flow and maximize available space. Do you have to use a bunk bed? That’s okay, this is the moment when we can plan that. Do you have space in places where no one can stand? ( for example under the stairs ). There we can plan for storage or a closet. Or maybe the kid always wanted to have a special wooden “house” in their room but in the meantime, you have to find space for storage. These are challenges that bespoke furniture solves. Not enough space for all your desired ideas – this is the main reason for choosing bespoke furniture for the Kids’ room.

3. Colour Scheme and Wall Art:

Girl bedroom wallpaper

Girl’s room with a beautiful wallpaper of flamingos. Pink textiles and lights give the bedroom a pleasant and warm look. 

Wallpaper kid room

Impressive floor-to-ceiling wallpaper with an education pattern. Excellent choice for child’s bedroom or education area. 

Choose a colour palette that will encourage your children to learn or just create a fun space.

Soft, muted colours like pastels and neutrals create a soothing atmosphere, while bolder colours can add personality. Colours and patterns are aspects you can play with in a child’s room. Funky wallpaper, posters or maybe specially designed fantasy graphics will keep the bedroom warm and cosy.

4. Lighting:

Lighting is crucial for setting the mood. Incorporate a combination of ambient, task, and accent lighting to provide adequate illumination and create a cosy ambience.

Children’s rooms have a lot of functions. So we need a few different lights as well.

Night lamps – something that will help kids who prefer not to stay in full darkness.

Night ligts

Lights near the bed can be used by your kid when reading a book or when they’re scared of darkness. The light switch should be easily accessible and reachable by them. You can see highlighted in the picture, a dimmer switch that is close to the bed. Allowing the lights to be easily dimmed. On the photo we see the room of a two year old Max.

Relaxing light – Light that creates a dreamy atmosphere and a comfy nook.

Shelfs with light

LED shelve lighting – with a correctly chosen profile and light tone you can curate really warm and cosy environment to your room. 

What about the workspace light in the space where your kid will be do their homework or creative project? Whichever space it may be, correct lighting is a key. Decide whether you would prefer something simple like a desk lamp or bespoke like lights mounted inside the furniture or on the wall.

Desk in kids bedroom

Bespoke furniture creating a special workspace – Lighting is a crucial element of a properly prepared working space. In this picture, the bottoms of the wall mounted shelves had a channel milled in order to install LED lights.

Main Light – The light from the ceiling. It can be a chandelier or a flush-mount ceiling fixture.

Kid room - chandelier

In this picture, you can see the amazing main light which is modern and very light. You can also see stairs, which were adapted to fit the available space by Grovewood Joinery. While the isolation, walls, floor, and balustrade in the attic above were completed by our subsidiary team Grovewood Construction. The attic does not have enough head room for an adult, but it’s a perfect space for kids.

Light in closets – It enables you to see exactly what you have in your wardrobe. Better-displayed clothing means a greater chance of using your entire wardrobe.

Light in closets - Kid room

Lights in a wardrobe are highly useful. The best choice is an LED system. With a bespoke closet, you have many places to install them. Consider the type of LED light you would install and how they should be installed. Should the light sit straight or be angled to face backwards into the wardrobe or maybe forwards towards the person?

Without a doubt, a properly designed light fixture changes the atmosphere of a room. It gives it style and a touch of luxury.

5. Furniture Selection:

Select furniture that complements the room’s size and style. Opt for pieces that serve a purpose and avoid overcrowding. Custom or modular furniture can be a great solution for optimizing space.

If we talk about a child’s room, the only limitation is our imagination.  We are sure that your child will appreciate your effort to create a fantasy space that makes their dreams come true. The place where their creativity can blossom. Little ones can hide their treasures and have fun navigating from their imaginary headquarters.

6. Storage Solutions:

doll house - kid room

A fairy-tale space for storage and play.

under stairs storage - kid room

An excellent idea for a small space where you can find plenty of storage.

Effective storage is essential to maintain a clutter-free environment. Consider built-in closets, under-bed storage, and wall-mounted shelves to organise belongings.

Plan everything that you have in your mind and put it on paper. It is good to have a place for all toys and accessories. Toddlers are more willing to clean up their toys when access is simple and all things have their own place. It is fun when cleaning and storage can become a game. An example could be a shelf for dolls in the shape of a doll house.

7. Texture and Fabrics:

Texture and Fabric

A few ideas for playing with texture and fabrics. Here we have a relaxed space with plenty of textures. It’s a technique that avoids cluttering the space with unnecessary decorations.

Incorporate a variety of textures and fabrics to add depth and warmth to the room. Soft rugs, plush bedding, and curtains can enhance comfort and aesthetics.

8. Personal Touch:

Personalized Handles - kids room

Room features – custom handles with the name of the child. Something that informs every guest whose room it is. 

Infuse the child’s personality into the decor of the room. Display artwork, photos, or items that hold sentimental value to create a sense of identity and connection.

9. Balanced Decor:

Play nook

A big personality needs space to express itself – blackboard paint is a “hit”, especially when it comes to toddler interior ideas.

Maintain a sense of balance and harmony in the room’s decor. Mix and match patterns, textures, and colours thoughtfully to avoid overwhelming the space.

10. Natural Elements:

Plant at bedroom

Plants warm up the image of rooms and improve the mood of people staying in them.

Incorporate natural elements like plants, wood, and stone to bring a touch of the outdoors inside. Those elements can promote tranquillity and well-being.

11. Privacy and Comfort:

Blinders at room

Window shatters

Consider window treatments that provide privacy and light control. Also, don’t forget to invest in a comfortable mattress and quality bedding to ensure a good night’s sleep.

12. Technology Integration:

Technology Integration - kids bedroom

Brush plates – Behind the black brushes are internet, display and sound cables. While they’re not in use now, they allow for the installation of the child’s first Television, console of computer in the future. It’s a great way to save space, but also prepare the room to grow alongside your child.

Plan for technology integration, if desired. Designate areas for charging devices or mounting a TV, but avoid making technology the dominant feature.

13. Flexibility:

Design the room with adaptability in mind. Furniture that can be easily rearranged or repurposed allows for flexibility as your needs change over time.

14. Budget:

Set a realistic budget and prioritize your spending based on what matters most to you. Allocate resources to key elements that will make the most significant impact.

Incorporating those principles into your bedroom design will help you achieve a harmonious and inviting space.

Main elements when you plan a teenager’s bedroom

If you have a teenager at home, designing and planning their bedroom will borrow similar concepts to the process above. We just have to approach it a little bit differently. Don’t forget about:

 1. Age-Appropriate Design:

Keep in mind the age and interests of your child. Younger children may prefer whimsical and colourful designs, while teenagers might prefer more mature and subdued decor.

2. Personal Expression:

Teen bedroom - decorations

Encourage your teenager to express their personality through decor.

Allow him to choose wall art, posters, or decorative items that reflect their interests and style. It’s a great way for him to have a sense of ownership and identity in their space.

3. Study and Workspace:

Study at bedroom

While teenagers may prefer working on their beds at times, it’s essential to provide a dedicated study area with a comfortable chair, a desk, and good lighting. This space can promote productivity and concentration.

4. Storage Solutions for Independence:

Closet - teen room

As teenagers start to become more independent, provide ample storage for their clothes, belongings, and personal items. Consider incorporating closet systems, shelves, and storage bins to help them stay organized.

5. Technology Hub:

Recognize the importance of technology in a teenager’s life. Create a designated area for charging devices, a computer or laptop setup, and cable management to keep the room tidy and tech-friendly.

6. Privacy and Personal Space:

Respect your teenager’s need for privacy and personal space. Ensure that their room feels like a sanctuary where they can unwind and have some alone time.

7. Collaborative Design:

Involve your teenager in the design process. Ask for their input and preferences to make sure the room reflects their tastes and needs. This collaborative approach can lead to a space that truly feels like their own.

How can Grovewood Joinery help you with a kids bedroom?

We can create bespoke furniture which will be perfectly fitting for the new school year:

Bespoke furniture is ideal for small rooms and unusual situations. When you want to create a stylish bedroom with space-saving shelves and bed frames in uncommon shapes or lengths Grovewood Joinery is an excellent choice. We are specialists in non-standard solutions with many years of experience on the market and hundreds of satisfied private and commercial customers.

Grovewood Joinery is not only a furniture business. If you’re in need of doors, we have years of experience creating them from lots of materials, with different standards and bespoke options for your custom size. If you are looking for wooden windows you are also in the right place. Again, size is not a problem because all our windows are made specifically for you.

Are you planning more construction work and need a recommendation? The Grovewood Family more than just a joinery. At Grovewood Construction, we have a skilled construction team made of specialists that can handle any type of work you might require. Whether you want to transform your home with a complete makeover or an extension, the Grovewood Family can handle everything for you. Negating the stress of dealing with multiple contractors. Allowing you to focus on more important things, such as relaxing on a beach or spending time with your kids.

What does the process of buying furniture for your interior look like?

1. The first step is the design and room ideas

Do you have a plan or even a draft of what you would like to do? If you know what furniture you need you can come to us straight away. We will take measurements and prepare a draft of your furniture.

If you already have an interior designer we can work with with them to handle everything for you. Just share their contact details or any projects they have done for you, and we will take care of the rest.

Not quite sure what you want? We can help you find an interior designer, with our recommendation. These are usually designers who have previously worked with us and we are happy to collaborate with them again.

2. The project will go to our estimator

Here we prepare a quotation and send an offer to you, the customer. This is the last moment to add any changes or upgrades. After your approval, we will prepare all documents and send you the first invoice. As soon as we receive the confirmation of payment, we are ready for the next stage.

3. Measurements


Taking the dimensions is crucial for preparing the correct size of your furniture. This is the moment when you will meet one of our Project Managers, who will be in charge of the entire project. This is the person who will take care of you and your furniture – feel free to share all your doubts and queries with them.

4. Full drawing for production

Our specialist CAD technicians will prepare drawings for our joiners. It’s a crucial step for our production team and will help dispel any doubts regarding the interior designer’s drawings.

5. Production

Joinery production

Production means that our Joiners start their work. Our Joiners love their craft and will do whatever they can to bring your ideas into being.

6. Transport and installation

Finally, we get on location. The Project Manager will contact you and schedule the installation. Following this, our Dream Team will come and install everything for you. After installation, you can sit back and enjoy the results.

7. Just a quick photo session


The final step is a photo session. Each project is a small individual masterpiece. We are proud that we got to create it and we would love to share our work with the world!


Designing a child’s or teenager’s bedroom involves thoughtful consideration of various factors. Whether it’s a playful space for a child or a more mature and personalized sanctuary for a teenager, certain principles remain the same.

Functionality, layout, lighting, and storage are crucial aspects of creating a comfortable and organized environment. The choice of colours, textures, and fabrics can influence the room’s atmosphere and aesthetics. Personalization and age-appropriate design allow children and teenagers to feel a sense of ownership and connection to their space.

Balancing technology integration, budget constraints, and adaptability in furniture and design choices is essential. Above all, the goal is to create a bedroom that promotes well-being, relaxation, and a sense of identity for the young occupant.

By incorporating these principles, you can design a harmonious and inviting space that not only reflects your child’s or teenager’s style but also enhances their daily life.

Customized furniture can be a practical solution to optimize space and style. The furniture-buying process involves design, estimation, measurements, production, transportation, and installation, ensuring a smooth journey toward a dream bedroom.

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