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Room Tour | Modern black and white kids room

Room Tour | Modern black and white kids room

Over the weekend I put the final touches to Archie's black and white big boy room and thought I would share some photos. I've wanted to put a reading corner in the boys' bedrooms for years and I've finally found the perfect space for it. Already I can see how much better it is for promoting reading as Archie can see the front covers of the books easily and choose something that he likes - rather than just the book spines which mean very little to a 2 year old!

The picture ledges are Ribba from Ikea. Bean bag is from La De Dah kids.  The chalkboard spot is from Cotton On Kids.

I've had a few goes at styling the room, mainly because we painted it in between - the walls are now not yellow which is nice :) The gorgeous bed is from Rafa Kids  - you might recall it from the post I wrote about it here. The lovely cloud light is from Little Letter Lights Co. and Archie loves having that on at night. It's great for kids who are a bit scared of the dark and they have heaps of other styles (I also have the lightening bolt for Caleb's room, which I'll be posting about soon). Tree cushion by Fine Little Day. Round cushion by Lucky Boy Sunday and I got this one from My Messy Room - a shop full of divine things for little people. Bed linen is the "pegboard" style from Rachel Castle. Blanket in the first shot is from IKEA. 

The apple print is by Miniwilla, which I also got from My Messy Room. Moose head is from Typo and star garland from Cotton On Kids. Rug is from Designer Rugs. I made the batman print myself as I was running out of money by this point but love the batman theme around at the moment!

The flying bat cutouts were an accidental find on etsy when I was looking for something else (get them from ngieheartsjared). I just stuck these up with washi tape and I'm really happy with how they look.

The cute little batman car is from a new range put out by Duplo Lego - a present for Archie's 2nd birthday. The industrial arrow is from Typo. Componibili side table from Matt Blatt.

Caleb drew Archie a special drawing to hang up in his new reading space. Very sweet! 

The cheery yellow print was a hand painted 1st birthday present from a good friend - made for Caleb 5 years ago now. It, along with the books, bring some colour to the otherwise black and white room.

Overall I'm really pleased with how it's all come together and more importantly Archie loves it! 

Have a great day!

Clare x

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