Just say no to white walls and boring neutrals. Bring on the color for kids!
This soft, gender-neutral space gains coziness and drama from a bright animal-theme rug and sophistication from the painted gold- and beige-striped walls.
Satisfy a desire for all things amphibian with this frog-inspired room. Cool blue stars in the "outdoor" space, painted frogs, reeds, and clouds create no-worries artwork throughout the room.
A teen will love this colorful room that sports swirls, hearts, solids, and dots as well as two hues of faux fur.
Orange serves as a vivid background for light birch furniture and block quilts. A string of pennants showcases the other fun colors in the quilt.
By mixing natural tones with splashy hues, the room's color palette became obvious. The rest -- punchy bedding, fun desk doodads, and a woven window shade -- flowed like lava into a room that coordinates without being "matched.
Baby, oh baby! Nurseries sure have come a long way from pastels and gauzy fabrics. This fresh nursery embraces the bolder side of a classic pink-and-yellow palette.
The tweens of America have spoken: It's two thumbs up for orange! The juicy color rules in this room. But bold as orange is, the room has a sense of calm.
A bright marine blue coats the walls of this room. Teamed with a playful orange, the offbeat mix is a lasting choice for a boy on the verge of his teenage years.
Bordered in wavy blues, the painted chair rail features a variety of smiling sea life and plant shapes, along with fishy bubbles. These designs give personality to a small room that's been simply furnished with a crib and chest.
A large chest was given a makeover with pink stripes and flower drawer pulls. Bright yellow covers the stuffed chair that's been piped with red and pillowed in orange plaid.
You can create a themed kids' room using a variety of real and painted objects. Painted waves mix easily with a fishing pole and sailboat, blending into the colors seen on the plaid bedspread.
These colors are similar intensities, making them a snap to combine in a room. Every surface done in brilliant red, pink, and yellow offer an eye-popping look for a child who loves the excitement of bright color.
A plain-color wall is a great backdrop for a child's room. Here, a stars-and-stripes theme predominates, yet it could have easily been black racing stripes or yellow stars. Allow for a child's creativity by providing blackboards, personalized pillows, and tackboards.
Nautical details abound in this all-boy room. A pair of boat-shaped twin beds (complete with sails) are perfect for these two young pirates!
An insect-pattern bedding fabric served as the inspiration for a colorful room. Easy-to-stencil embellishments on furnishings add whimsical touches in unexpected places. Winged creatures cut from fabric flutter atop windows dressed with white wood blinds.
Bubble-gum pink walls glow behind brightly colored bedding, pillows, and wall art. Over the window, a unique awning-style valance adds color and dimension.
Bold color and private hideaways entice children to play and imagine. Each wall is painted a different color, serving as a backdrop for an array of toys, games, and beanbag chairs.
Chunky log furniture creates a summer camp theme in a room that sports red and green. A playful pup tent, picnic table, and pinecone chandelier add even more ambience.
Lime green and purple play host to perky floral murals and curtain hooks. The quilt acts as a blueprint for the entire color scheme.