25 Cool Kids' Rooms You'll Wish Were Yours

How old is too old for a chalkboard wall? Asking for a friend.

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Your kids might have very specific ideas about how they want their bedroom decorated, but let's be real: Head-to-toe pink looks cute literally never, and the only chance you have of turning a bedroom into the interior of the Millennium Falcon is if you hit the lottery. But that doesn't mean their room can't have personality. These kids rooms are so cool, everyone at school (and maybe even their parents) will be jealous.

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Bold & Boho

From the vibrant pink wallpaper, to the rattan bed frame, to the mix of colors and patterns in the bedding, this girl's room is so cool, we want to be her BFF.

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Beyond Cool Built-Ins

This built-in bed creates a cozy sleeping nook, and maximizes space in a kid's room. All-white makes it feel brighter (and therefore, larger), but the black arrow design adds cool character.

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Hip To Be Square

Make your kids room feel a little more sophisticated by stacking their books on wall-mounted shelves. Add some antlers, a pouf, and a textile throw and he'll be the most hipster kid in school before he's old enough to know what hipster actually means.

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California Dreamin'

Dreaming of California? Aren't we all?

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All About That Bass

This blue boy's room is anything but basic, thanks to a yellow gingham rug, a name banner, and a pretty sweet stereo pillow. Relish in the fact that he's not actually blasting music from his room at this age.

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More: 10 Easy Ways to Decorate a Cool Teenage Bedroom

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Feminine Without Going Twee

Floral doesn't have to mean frilly. Add metallic accents and modern furniture to keep a flowery bedspread looking totally chic.

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Mellow Out

If he's too young to choose a color scheme (or you just don't trust his judgment, yet), go neutral. That way, as he gets older, he can grow into the room and choose a palette for himself.

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Consult The Gallery

A gallery wall is a fun and whimsical way to display your kiddos favorite things — space, bikes, bunnies, anything goes! Sure, it might result in some DIY fails, but they'll love you anyway.

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Strategic Storage

Kids are notoriously awful at keeping their rooms tidy, so give them the tools to keep everything organized. Wicker baskets and a bookshelf are a good place to start.

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More: The Most Genius Toy Storage Ideas for Kids Rooms

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Chalk It Up

You know they're going to be drawing on the walls, so one up them with a chalkboard wall. Don't be surprised if you find yourself in there doodling from time to time.

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See The Light

White is always a go-to for making a small space feel larger. To give it some character, add pops of color in the pillows, shades, or artwork.

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Go Rustic

This is by far the coolest bunk beds have ever looked. Balance out all the wood with a bright, patterned rug.

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How Grape

A purple canopy and lilac carpet turn this small bedroom into a real life doll's house. Also, freaking out over the adorable mini sheepskin rug.

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No Frills

A largely neutral room with pink accents is perfect for the soon-to-be-tweenager, who wakes up one morning looking for her dolls. Then, the next, wishes you'd never address her in public. Ah, youth.

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Totally Di-Vine

Fuchsia is pinks cooler, edgier cousin. Pair it with a lime green and all the kids at school will be jealous.

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MAURA MCEVOY
Boho Goes Bold

Pattern on pattern feels extra cozy, like in this Tudor beach house. The side table is draped in a custom pink zebra linen.

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Fit For Royalty

If your daughter's begging you for a full-on princess bedroom, let this be your inspo. You need a canopy bed, lots of ruffles, and pink for days.

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Trim Down

Pink and turquoise liven up this white bedroom. The fun, simple decor fits in perfectly with this colorful California beach house.

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Look Up

This gets a fun pop of color from an orange throw. The lighting, though, is definitely the coolest part of this room.

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Get Ahead(board)

From the fabric drum light to the quilted bed and upholstered headboard, this is full of cozy comfort.

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Let Your Walls Do The Talking

Whether they collect baseball cards, sporting equipment, or books, give them a place to show off their treasures. The burled maple console next to a reading chair is stylish and functional.

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No Wall Art Necessary

This color scheme is not only chic, but it's also insanely fun. The room is small, so the wallpaper makes it pop, rather than looking like a makeshift closet.

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Hang Out

Want to make sure your kids actually sit down and read a book? Give them an awesome place to do it with a hanging chair.

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Accent-uate The Positive

No closet? No problem. Paint a wardrobe the color of the walls, which makes it recede. Pops of color, like the oranges and blues here, give the room character.

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Upgrade That Bed Frame

A platform bed with drawers gives extra storage. It's perfect for all your kiddos' toys, or if you're lacking in closet space.

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