How To: Decorate a Kid’s Playroom – Part 2

Kids Playroom

This week I’m handing over the Checks and Spots reins to Penny and Sam, the ridculously talented duo behind Scally Duggan Styling. Their focus is simple: with home and interior styling they can unlock the door to your dream home. But it’s their canny eye for sourcing and pulling together a look, and feel, for your home that is out-of-the- box.

Over the next few days they’re going to share a whole ton of insights for creating a relaxed space for the kids. Today we’re going to look at floor coverings and lighting.  

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Floor Coverings 

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Ensure that there are soft, inviting floor coverings such as Armadillo & Co’s earth pebble weave rugs which can be custom made to suit any size. For extra texture and interest layer this with some fun colorful rugs from Urban Outfitters.

 

Lighting

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Keep lighting subdued as this will take on the mood of the room. Also remember that you don’t want desk lamps or floor lamps which can be knocked over during a wrestling match!

A key design feature worth considering is an over-sized pendant light in the centre of the room over the floor space. Chic and well out of the way of a right hook to a big brothers head!

Great Dane have a wide range of Muuto lighting that is perfect.

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Or check out Popper Pendants for a look that is fresh and fun. Plus, they can be custom colored to suit your room.

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You can see the rest of this series about How To: Decorate a Kid’s Playroom here.

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