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9 Adorable DIY Kid Room Ideas

Mickey Hyams

Real estate is my full time profession and one of my passions...

Real estate is my full time profession and one of my passions...

Nov 19 7 minutes read

Creating the perfect kid's room can be expensive. Why not save money and make your child’s room unique with DIY projects?

If your youngster’s room is looking a bit, shall we say “bleh,” it’s time to do something about it. Raising a kid might be full of surprises, but it’ll be no surprise that your kid will be delighted with these DIY's -- turning boring into brilliant. 

Watch out room, here we come.

1. Stylish Storage

Keep clutter to a minimum with toys tucked away in cute, patterned storage bins that complement the room's decor.

2. Reading Nook

Make reading a fun activity that your child looks forward to and give them a cozy spot to enjoy their books. Designate a reading corner, construct a teepee and provide plush cushions and their favorite stuffed animals.

3. Chalkboard Paint Wall

Does your child love to draw? Let their imagination soar by painting one of their walls with chalkboard paint. 

4. Pallet Shoe Organizer

Organize your kid’s shoes with this cute idea. Simply set a pallet on its end, screw it into the wall, and tuck your child’s shoes inside.

5. Mini Art Gallery

Make a cheap and easy accent wall with this idea from Project Nursery. Create a mini gallery of framed photos, artwork, mirrors, and wooden words or letters in various colors to punch up a plain room. Keep clutter to a minimum with toys tucked away in cute, patterned storage bins that complement the room's decor.

6. Make bed with old pallets

If your kiddo needs a new big-kid bed, consider constructing an original design with wood pallets. Get funky with it! 

7. Bird House Night Light

Light up the night with this cute spin on a child's night light. Craft stores carry these easy birdhouse constructions, just pop in a light.

8. Colorful Chandelier

This chandelier is made out of your kids drawings! I know you mama’s get overwhelmed with all of the school projects..

9. ShipLap Wall

Everyone loves shiplap! This DIY project is a little more time consuming but oh-so-worth it!

Remember, you don’t have to do every idea on this list. 

Choose one or two that really fit your child and make it your priority to do this project for them. Even if you feel too busy, these DIY’s don’t take long to make but will put a smile on your kid’s face for years.

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Creating the perfect kid's room can be expensive. Why not save money and make your child’s room unique with DIY projects?

If your youngster’s room is looking a bit, shall we say “bleh,” it’s time to do something about it. Raising a kid might be full of surprises, but it’ll be no surprise that your kid will be delighted with these DIYs that turn boring into brilliant. 

Watch out room, here we come.

5. Mini Art Gallery

Make a cheap and easy accent wall with this idea from Project Nursery. Create a mini gallery of framed photos, artwork, mirrors, and wooden words or letters in various colors to punch up a plain room.eep clutter to a minimum with toys tucked away in cute, patterned storage bins that complement the room's decor.

1. Set up an outdoor movie theater.

If you have the backyard space this one is a no-brainer! After a long hot day, the Summer nights can be quite enjoyable, and there is no better way to spend them than watching a good movie! Set up this easy DIY Backyard theater to really bring in the Summer vibes. Click here for the instructions

2. Build a super simple tree house

This is a quick weekend project that your kids will love! This tree house is not to high up and doesn’t require a ton of materials to make your kids day. Step by step instructions here

3. Add a drink cooler to your patio table

Now, that it’s heating up outside it’s the perfect time to enjoy lunch or dinner on the back patio. Running back and forth to the kitchen for ice or for the pitcher of lemonade is bothersome! Bring the ice to the table with this awesome DIY Cooler Table! Detailed Instructional here

4. Build a fire pit

Using old bricks or purchasing new ones from a local hardware store is a quick ticket to a personal fire pit! Stack them in a circle or square pattern and you’re ready for an s’mores night with friends & family. Full Instructions here

5. Light up wine bottle tiki torches for a nighttime party.

This is a very creative way to add some accessory lighting to your patio! For full instructions click here

6. Go camping in your own backyard!

This DIY project is one that everyone has to try! Set up the tent and bust out the sleeping bags for a fun night with the family.

7. Make a dollar store pot lantern.

Quick and easy! This Dollar Store Lantern will add light to your backyard patio areas! Click here for the step by step

8. A wooden pallet sectional is easy to put together and provides lots of extra seating for outdoor parties.

Looking for something to do with a couple leftover pallets? This project requires a couple screws and some cushions to make an enjoyable outdoor couch! Click here

9. Create an outdoor art haven by mounting a giant chalkboard against the fence.

This quick (and cost-effective) DIY project gets the kids outside and lets them channel their creativity! Click here to get a step by step

5. Mini Art Gallery

Make a cheap and easy accent wall with this idea from Project Nursery. Create a mini gallery of framed photos, artwork, mirrors, and wooden words or letters in various colors to punch up a plain room. Keep clutter to a minimum with toys tucked away in cute, patterned storage bins that complement the room's decor.

6. Make bed with old pallets

Make reading a fun activity that your child looks forward to and give them a cozy spot to enjoy their books. Designate a reading corner, construct a teepee and provide plush cushions and their favorite stuffed animals.

7. Bird House Night Light

Does your child love to draw? Let their imagination soar by painting one of their walls with chalkboard paint. 

8. Colorful Chandelier

This chandelier is made out of your kids drawings! I know you mama’s get overwhelmed with all of the school projects..

1. Stylish Storage

Keep clutter to a minimum with toys tucked away in cute, patterned storage bins that complement the room's decor.

Remember, you don’t have to do every idea on this list. 

Choose one or two that really fit your child and make it your priority to do this project for them. Even if you feel too busy, these DIY’s don’t take long to make but will put a smile on your kid’s face for years.

Creating the perfect kid's room can be expensive. Why not save money and make your child’s room unique with DIY projects?

If your youngster’s room is looking a bit, shall we say “bleh,” it’s time to do something about it. Raising a kid might be full of surprises, but it’ll be no surprise that your kid will be delighted with these DIY's -- turning boring into brilliant. 

Watch out room, here we come.

9. ShipLap Wall

Everyone loves shiplap! This DIY project is a little more time consuming but oh-so-worth it!

2. Reading Nook

Make reading a fun activity that your child looks forward to and give them a cozy spot to enjoy their books. Designate a reading corner, construct a teepee and provide plush cushions and their favorite stuffed animals.

3. Chalkboard Paint Wall

Does your child love to draw? Let their imagination soar by painting one of their walls with chalkboard paint. 

4. Pallet Shoe Organizer

Organize your kid’s shoes with this cute idea. Simply set a pallet on its end, screw it into the wall, and tuck your child’s shoes inside.

Looking to Sell?

Are you sprucing up your curb appeal for a potential buyer? Let's talk!

Read Our Blog

We post new content each week!

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