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Mixing up styles, textures and colours for an eclectic, unisex scheme is a great way to style a kids’; bedroom in the long run

With so many interior trends and styles to consider, it’s sometimes hard to decide which to choose when designing a kids’ room. Many like to follow the interior style featured throughout the rest of the house, while others prefer to mix things up. An eclectic space is a mix of styles, textures, colours and prints, so if you’re not a fan of matchy-matchy spaces then this style could be the way to go.

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The modern eclectic unisex scheme showcased here features a felt bedhead and toy basket, wooden stool, denim fabric on the chair and pillowfunny pillow cases, and a mix of patterns including a striped throw, check pillowcase and graphic cushion. With no real dominant colour at play, this scheme can easily be adapted to suit your child’;s personality.

If your child’s?room?is large enough, consider the addition of a comfortable chair for them to relax, read?a book or simply put their shoes on.

Grey marle chubby felt house bedhead, AUD$305, from Alandem.com.au; denim Euro pillowcase, $50, coast stripe mustard throw, $149, and stack wooden stool, $595, all from Thread Design; succulent garden ball, $29, from Freedom Furniture; grey marle Manhattan single bed pack, $159.99, from Ezibuy; orange grid pillowcase, $16.95, from Cotton On Kids; Arro Home double hand mustard cushion, $65, from Shut the Front Door; white knot cushion, AUD$65, from mylittleecho.bigcartel.com; felt boats (sold as a set of 5), $50, from Good as Gold; Muuto studio pendant lamp in orange, $895, from Bauhaus; denim chair, $199, from Mocka; Muskhane felt round cushion (on chair), $130, from Tea Pea; animal greeting cards (on wall), $5.99, from Allium Interiors; grey felt basket, $89.90, from Country Road; Aardbark the Aardvark toy (in basket), $39.90, from Citta Design; walls painted in Resene ‘Black White’; floors painted in Resene ‘Half Tuna’. Books and plastic animals on floor, stylist’s own.

Styling by: Vanessa Nouwens. Photography by: Melanie Jenkins.

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