Alas, the girls are getting ready for Santa! It’s been fun to style their room in a festive manner. Today I’m going to share kids shared bedroom gift guide. It’s still early in December but the after Christmas sales are about to begin! So why not earmark these items for a last-minute style sesh OR save for next year’s look.
Kids Shared Bedroom Gift Guide: Lighting
Lighting is essential to a bedroom. We need great lighting to get in and out of bed every night! Stubbed toes are NOT an option.
For kids’ shared bedrooms, these World Market wall sconces are a must. To prevent glasses and poor eyesight, these are especially important for the kid who’s sleeping on the bottom bunk. I didn’t bother adding one on top because our recessed lighting is sufficient.
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And hellooooo, how can I not mention the Serena and Lily black Santa Barbara pendant???
Kids Shared Bedroom Gift Guide: Pillows
I don’t subscribe to theme-y kids’ bedrooms. Previously, even when we did Frozen I in the girls’ bedroom, I avoided posters and character decor such as bedding with their big faces on it. Sorry kids, mama can’t go there.
I find it timely that Frozen 2 has come out and we are re-vamping their room into a fresh blanket of white walls. Pillows will be the stars here. Here are some essential pillows that will forever and ever mix and match in the room.
These specific striped pillows are what I recommend you start your collection with! Why stripes? Because you don’t have to commit to patterned bedding but you get a classic and casual look. And don’t forget to order a couple of lumbar pillows as well.
Pro tip: use a lumbar at the foot of the bunk bed to cozy up that space. Their friends can hang out together and watch Youtube videos, play games, or whatever else tweens like to do these days.
Kids Shared Bedroom Gift Guide: Throw Blankets
Next up are throw blankets. A cozy textured throw blanket pleases any kid. They love snuggling and feeling safe and warm. The Anthropologie ones that have migrated upstairs to their room are wonderful!
I’ve rounded up a few more here below. They are all textured and neutral so whatever holiday color you’re emphasizing this year, they will complement.
Kids Shared Bedroom Gift Guide: Neutral Bedding
By far my favorite bedding for adults and kids is Parachute Home bedding. The blush pink ones we got for the girls are light and extremely breathable. Yet keeps them warm on colder nights. Its simple design can provide the background for any bold or simple look your kids want.
I’ve already featured the buffalo plaid check bedding from Walmart in the previous post. So here is a neutral bedding look in the same space. What a difference right? Instead of the bedding being the bold print, I let the pillows shine.
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I just got these new flannel bedding from Parachute Home (totes unsponsored) and I’m excited to get sleepy and cosy in the Desert room! Can’t wait to show you a holiday vibe in there soon.
Kids Shared Bedroom Gift Guide: Holiday Stockings and decor
I love adding festive touches to their room so much! This year I kind of went crazy with collecting stockings. This year I bought some from Anthropologie, Target, and West Elm that have me smitten!
In addition to stockings, I love adding baskets and faux trees and look at this unusual idea!
Yes, a coffee table as a play table. Mmhm, that’s how I roll!
The garlands first started in the garage laundry shelves but have made their way upstairs! I’m SO picky about faux greenery and these are VERY realistic. Not cheesy or plastic-y at all! I’m very, very impressed.
All of these ideas have really gotten me in the mood to play some Chrstimas music in here! Spending time with the girls is my why for the holiday themed room. Afterall the why for this room is to connect with them more and help them enjoy each other! Even though they have to share one small space. Welp, I’m off making more memories throughout my home. Can’t wait to show you!