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Boys Bedroom Tour


If you have read my blog before you will know that my two boys Oliver (5) and Tommy (1) share a bedroom. Before moving Tommy into the room with Oliver we decided that it was time to give the room a much needed revamp. We wanted it to a bright and inviting place for the boys to sleep and play. There is a 4 year age gap between our boys so the space had to work for both of them. My husband and I decided on the wall colour  (an off white) and the layout then pretty much left the rest up to Oliver. He didn't go for a theme as such more just a collection  Of things he liked. It's not completely finished yet, we still need to create a cosy reading nook under Oliver's bed and possibly add more shelving. But here is their room so far. 

Tommy's Space


The room is quite an awkward shape so for now Tommy's cot has to be positioned in front of the cupboard which isn't ideal. In the long run we are look at getting bunk beds for the boys which will free up some more floor space. The cot bed was passed down from Oliver. Tommy sleeps in his Sleepyhead Grand with a baby sleeping bag to keep him cosy. He always sleeps with a muslin as a comforter.

Sheep's skin rug - John Lewis
Musiln - Mummy & The Bear (Buy it here )
Toy Basket - Minene (Buy it here)


Small bear - Next
Mr Flee - Preloved

Oliver's Space


Olivers bed is a mid sleeper, his bed being a bit higher of the ground means he can sit up there and play with out the worry of Tommy getting hold of his toys. He chose superhero/ video game themed  prints and bedding. The contents of the floating shelves changes regularly sometimes they are full of books and other times toys and decor of Oliver's choosing. This is his space so it's really up to him what he puts there.

Bedding - The Art House (Buy it here)
Wall Art - The Art House & Desenio




Book - Jane Foster (Buy it here)
Wooden Raindrop* - Little Craft Hut (Buy it here)
Wooden Dinosaurs - Melissa & Doug
Game Over Plaque - The Art House (Buy it here)

Play Space


The don't have a huge amount of play space in their room but we do have a play room down stairs where most of their toys are kept. Oliver will sometimes choose to play upstairs if he wants some space from his brother and Tommy and I always play in their room for half an hour or so before he goes to bed. There is space for a small table and chairs and the sheep skin rug provides a cosy spot. There is also a small space underneath Oliver's bed which will be a reading nook.

Table and chairs - Butterfly Stone

Other Decor



The cactus brings some greenery to the room and is probably the only plant I can keep alive! Oliver took great delight in choosing it himself from Dobbies.

Lightening Bolt Lamp - Ebay
Wooden Camera - Sainsburys 
Soft Toy Dinosaur - Hamelys

I hope this post gives you some ideas if you are planning to revamp your own child's bedroom or looking to create a space that suits a younger toddler and older child.



*Disclaimer - The Raindrop Shelfie was gifted to us from Little Craft Hut. 


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