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.
Eye-popping green coats the walls of this room perfect for a middle-school girl. The daybed has a rolling drawer underneath that's easy for a young girl to access. The clever canopy is a ribbon shower curtain.
Stripes appear nearly everywhere in this happy kids' room -- walls, window, pillows, bedding, cushions, and even the bunk beds themselves. Note the sophisticated look of the wall and window treatments, making for a smooth transition to more mature teen furnishings in the future.
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.
This wall treatment's bold scale sets the stage for large furnishings, including the oversize graphic floor lamps on either side of the bed.
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.