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Latest looks for kids and teens

Are you decorating a nursery... or a room for your child or teen? Get inspired with colour and the latest decorating trends for young people! Browse through these beautiful mood boards, colours and room ideas to help you select just the right look and mood for your child's space.

For more information on choosing colour for young people, see our colours for living and learning page. For more kids' room ideas submitted by keen DIYers, see our kids' inspiration gallery or check out our habitat plus - kids' spaces magazine.

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Tip of the iceberg
Tip of the iceberg

An Antarctic fantasy where the imagination of a young penguin lover can run free... more
Boys adventure themed bedroom
Where the wild things slumber

It’s a space that should reflect the child who lives in it, designed to accommodate his evolving passions... more
Make a fun playroom for your kids
Where imagination lives

Providing your kids with a special place to have fun, create and maybe even get a bit messy... more
Avian inspiration
Avian inspiration

We wanted the bedroom to have strong ties to the forests that our birds call home... more
Teen dream
Teen dream

With walls in Resene Olive Green, this dramatically coloured bedroom is a teen’s dream... more
Warrior Matariki Nursery
Warrior Matariki nursery

The Matariki story makes fitting inspiration for a tamariki’s (child’s) room or nursery... more
Striped delight
Striped delight

Playful and always up for a grand adventure, kids love an element of fun... more
Fantasy land
Fantasy land

A shared bedroom where fantastical creatures bring the space to life... more
Dive into the deep blue
Dive into the deep blue

It’s a no-brainer that blue is one of the most compelling colour choices for bedrooms... more
A nursery with rhyme and reason
A nursery with rhyme and reason

A warm and whimsical pattern on your nursery wall will be soothing to more than just bubba... more
A magical meadow
A magical meadow

A sweet and playful mural in Resene colours transforms a bedroom into a magical space for a pre-teen... more
They call it cubby love
They call it cubby love

These cool coloured block striped cubbies are a fun way to bring order to the after school dumping ground... more
Ship shape - themed kids' rooms
Ship shape

Kids adore fairy tales – especially ones that tell exciting adventure stories about pirates, cowboys or knights... more
Woodland inspired bedroom that grows with your teenager
Out of the woods

As your kids get older, decorating their bedrooms can sometimes become more challenging... more
Shared room using an neutral palette
Shared style

Sharing can be difficult for some children but decorating a shared kid's room doesn't have to be hard... more
Teenage - tween music inspired personal space
In harmony

There are few things more popular or better at uniting human beings than music... more
Weather inspired nursery mobile and bookshelf
Whatever the weather

Rain or shine, you and your kids will never get tired of looking at these cheerful bookends and cloud mobile... more
Paint an motorway to play cars in your childs bedroom
Way for creative play

When you love playing with cars, the world is your motorway. Help pave the way for creative play... more
Teen to office space
In transition – teen to office space

When your child leaves home, you may revert the room back to its original purpose, or give it a brand new one... more
Transitional spaces – from toddler to teen
Transitional spaces – from toddler to teen

As your child’s personality develops, their room can become more of a reflection of their individuality... more
Nursery to toddler room
Dot a lot

Often, girl’s bedrooms can fall victim to being too ‘pinky-pinky’ and ‘girly-girly’. Unexpected accent colours... more
Skater room for your girl
Upbeat skate

Decorating a teen’s bedroom can take a bit of finessing, but it can also be a lot of fun... more
Nursery to toddler room
Ever evolving

Nursery to toddler's room - it’s important to keep things simple, to consider how the room will need to evolve... more
Primary school childrens bedroom
Love and whimsy

The primary school years are a delight. Children this age are generally full of fun, love and whimsy... more
A teenagers lounge area
Teen time

As your kids get older, it’s understandable that they’ll start to crave more independence... more
Childrens bedroom with repetition of shapes for design
Rule of three

Repetition is one of the key tenements of interior design, a principle that can be followed by all... more
Deep cool colours for bedrooms
Chocolate in stripes

Deep, chocolatey brown is given a fun, bold new life with this striped wall... more
Childrens working spaces for boys and girls
Playful working spaces

Choosing the right colours for a room that's shared by a boy and girl can feel daunting... more
Soft circles
Soft circles

For kids that love colour, these intersecting circles of modern pastels are just the ticket. Big and beautiful... more
One for the boys
One for the boys

A simple painted shape can add fun to a child’s room without having to go overboard... more
Ideas for your kids room you can do in a weekend
Oh baby, creative ideas

If you are wanting to add some creativity and colour to your kids rooms here are a few ideas... more
Brighten up your childs nursery
Live brightly

Liven up the nursery this winter with these clever and colourful décor hacks from interiors... more

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