Thursday 13 May 2021

Seasonal Colour Trends to Embrace For Your Child's Bedroom


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The colours that you use to decorate your child’s bedroom will play a crucial role in the overall atmosphere and feel of the space. Certain shades can create an emotional response and make a room feel more comfortable and inviting.

The start of a new season is the perfect time to freshen up your child’s bedroom and create a more stylish look Luckily, there are dozens of quick and easy ways to add fresh colour and interest to your little one’s room. Let’s start by discussing the best shades to use in each season:


When it comes to interior design, winter is all about creating a warm and cosy atmosphere. According to Little Lucy Willow, you should use shades like red, coral, and yellow to add warmth to your child’s bedroom during the cold winter months. Vibrant shades will lift your child’s mood and help you create a welcoming and inviting atmosphere in their bedroom.  


You should use cheerful colours to freshen up your child’s bedroom as we move into spring. Vibrant shades like green, yellow, and purple look amazing in spring and will instantly add life to your little one’s room. Soft pastel shades are also extremely popular in spring design and will help to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Don’t forget that patterns can play a big part in spring decorating too. Floral and natural patterns look beautiful in spring and will instantly liven up your child’s bedroom. Check out this article by Good Housekeeping for some of the best spring colours to consider.


Summer is all about going bold with bright hues and patterns. House Beautiful list the best summer paint colours as marigold, flamingo pink, tangerine, and pale purple. When summer arrives, freshen up your little one’s room by adding a splash of vibrant colour. You could also get creative and design an eye-catching summer mural or a gallery wall full of family holiday photos and summer memories.


Orange is one of the most popular shades used in children’s bedrooms in the autumn because of its connection to fallen leaves and Halloween. You can choose to add subtle coral tones with accessories or create a striking feature wall with bright orange shades. Decorating with orange will brighten up your child’s room as the weather gets colder and the days get shorter. Other seasonal colours that look great in autumn are golden yellow and dark red. 

How to add seasonal colour to your child’s room

Now that you know what shades look best in each season, you’re probably wondering how to add colour to your little one’s bedroom. The good news is, there are plenty of simple and affordable ways to introduce new colours into your child’s room. Here are a few ideas: 

Repaint the walls

Repainting the walls is the most straightforward way to makeover your child’s bedroom. Giving the walls a fresh coat of paint can transform your little one’s room, but it’s not a job that you want to do regularly.

If you decide to repaint the walls in your child’s room, then try to choose neutral shades that will look good throughout the seasons. You can then add more seasonal colour using vibrant accessories and decorations. Take a look at this guide for tips on how to safely paint a child’s bedroom.

Add vibrant wall art

Large or quirky wall art can have a big impact on your child’s room and add some much-needed colour and interest. Get your little one involved by allowing them to choose some wall art that they like. Most art prints and canvas prints can be attached to the wall without causing any permanent damage. This means that they can easily be replaced to create a new bedroom style as your child grows older.

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Use colourful accessories

Vibrant accessories can be used to add colour to your child’s room without the need to paint or make major changes to the decor. You can find a huge variety of bedroom accessories in seasonal colours. Try using rugs, throws, scatter cushions, and other soft furnishings to keep your child’s room on trend throughout the different seasons.

Final thoughts

Children want a trendy and stylish bedroom that reflects their personality. Updating your child’s bedroom with the seasons is a great way to keep their room fresh and on-trend. The good news is, there are countless ways to makeover your little one’s room without spending lots of money on expensive decorating projects.

Adding a fresh coat of paint can transform your child’s room, but you can also add colour and interest using accessories like wall art, rugs, throws, and other soft furnishings.  Why don't you consider ways to upgrade your child’s bedroom and freshen up their decor this Spring/Summer? I'm sure you'll be a popular parent if you do!

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