Boys Bedroom Ideas that Aren't Blue

Grey Bedding with Toys.

When it comes to decorating a boy’s bedroom it is so easy to make the obvious choice and go for blue. Blue paint, blue carpet, blue curtains and blue bedding – blue everything! We love blue… in fact we really love blue, in any shade but sometimes it’s worth trying something a little different. We’ve put together some boy’s bedroom ideas that offer alternative bedroom colours whilst still oozing with style.

Grey bedroom with bed with grey bedding.


Monochrome is a fantastic colour option to create a more grown up space, has been a huge trend within interiors and works fantastically for children’s spaces as well. Pattern works really well with black, white and grey (our Charcoal Stars bedding is perfect!). To avoid the space becoming boring either add a pop of colour (red and yellow work well) or lots of texture and natural materials like wooden furniture, soft rugs, cushions and curtains. A children’s space still has to encourage creativity and a great way of doing this is to add a few layers of chalkboard paint onto a cupboard door or a space on the wall, this way you might avoid wayward scrawls around the rest of the house!

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Green bedroom inspiration.


Another obvious choice for a boy’s bedroom colour has to be green. Typically green can be very overpowering but it’s all about making the right choice in shade. Opt for darker shades of green… forest, olive and sea green are all great for creating a outdoorsy feel and bringing the wilderness in. Complete the look by using natural coloured linens and curtains, and add a textured rug. If you really want to make an indoor jungle, place a couple of potted trees and plants around the room and include shelving from large pieces of natural wood.

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Two pictures with colourful bedrooms.

Primary Colours

Go for something a little brighter by incorporating primary colours into a boy’s bedroom. Primary colours make for a lively children’s space and add energy into a room. Avoid colour induced headaches and stick to neutral white walls for the backdrop. These colours can be styled in so many ways to suit your child’s character. If you’re feeling brave opt for bright furniture, bedding and a rug or for a more subtle approach select just one element of their room to brighten up.

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