A kid's bedroom filled with friendly animals can be a dream come true. Two brothers with similar tastes live in a pair of creature-happy animal-themed bedrooms.
Frog and pond-themed motifs were painted on the walls and surround the space with whimsy.
In lieu of curtains, a wooden treatment (called a lambrequin) topped with wooden cutout clouds gives the space dimension, signaling blue skies ahead for the room's happy resident.
Fleece no-sew tie-top panels conceal the television in Gabe's room. The television and versatile drawer units can be removed to make room for a computer and desk chair in a few years.
Cuddly jungle animals were the way to go for a quiet 3-year-old. A subtle plaid pattern painted on the lower half of the walls leads to a soft green "field" where a menagerie of painted animals roam beneath a canopy of leafy branches.
A daybed stands in the corner, reminding parents and child that the days of crib-sleeping are coming to an end. But the play area in the center of the room will be useful long after the crib is gone. A chunky rug anchors the space and is soft on the hands, knees, feet, and eyes.
Friendly-faced animals create a gentle jungle animal theme.