A quick browse through our children's bedrooms inspiration gallery (opens in new tab)and you'll see that kids rooms can be as stylish as they are fun.With playful designs by design houses like Osborne & Little and Cole & Son, as well as cool new kids on the block such as Wild Hearts Wonder (opens in new tab), there's no shortage of fun kids' wallpapers that max out on style factor.
Villa Nova (opens in new tab)’s Picturebook Wallcoverings collection brings charming pattern and colour to kids’ bedrooms. From night scenes of New York City (complete with yellow taxis), tropical toucans and lush jungles, to playful pups and pretty woodlands, each option features free-spirited brushstrokes and loosely drawn figures.
sing a rainbow
Bear & Beau (opens in new tab) is a new brand that creates home decor for children – and their style conscious parents. Expecthand-inked wallpapers wth cute rainbows, robins and rabbits.
COLOUR ME IN
Okay, so you're not technically supposed to colour in this wallpaper, but we imagine the temptation will be hard to resist. The London Houses (opens in new tab) wallpaper by Rebel Walls shows pretty rows of Notting Hill architecture, drawn in 2D.
UP UP AND AWAY
This is not your average hot air balloon print. In the charming Galerie Jack n Rose Junior Vintage Balloons (opens in new tab) illustration, moustached men sail the night sky in fantastical contraptions, including a bicycle powered zeppelin, and balloons with sails and flags.
The stunning Borastapeter Polarn (opens in new tab) wallpaper from the Scandinavian Designers Mini range shows bears swimming underwater, surrounded by water bubbles. In a neutral pastel shade, it's calming but still playful and fun – just the thing for a toddler's room.
BIRDS OF A FEATHER
Colourful and comical birds perch on jungle leaves thefree spirited Cockatoo (opens in new tab) illustration by Quentin Blake for Osborne & Little.
Hibou Home's prettySwans Wallpaper (opens in new tab) would look lovely in a nursery or little girl's room. The pattern is available in eitherPale Rose (seen here) or Mint.
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Inspired by ancestral family portraits, this gorgeousPortraits (opens in new tab)wallpaper features portraits of hares, dogs and badgers, framed with olive leaf wreaths.
ROLL UP ROLL UP
Cole & Son's Cabaret (opens in new tab)wall scene features twirling dancers and carnival fantasy.
Soft, subtle and neutral, the Starry Sky Wallpaper (opens in new tab) creates a restful backdrop of clouds and stars. Thesophisticated design features hand drawn metallic stars and clouds, and comes in eitherPale Rose with gold stars or White with silver stars.
walk the earth
For the dinosaur-obsessed, Paperboy's 'D'ya-think-e-saurus' wallpaper (opens in new tab) features roaming hand drawn dinosaurs. The pattern comes in a variety of different colours, with matching bedding, cushions and curtains available too.
This almost photo-realistic Magical Alley (opens in new tab) scene shows trees curving over a mysterious path. It adds instant depth to a wall – not to mention mystery and intrigue.
Inspiredby the great outdoors and a love of adventure, the Into The Wild Wallpaper (opens in new tab) features brown bears, wolves and elk hiding amongst block style prints of pine trees. The pattern is available in either Stone and Arctic White or Grey and Storm Green.
The April Showers (opens in new tab) wallpaper features little grey colours with multi-coloured rain drops, making it easy to blend in with most colour schemes. Light hearted and brightly coloured, this simple pattern is perfect for playrooms, nurseries, toddlers' rooms and very young children.
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