Boy and Girl Shared Space Makeover
You can too, by entering to win a Room Makeover Giveaway from Pottery Barn Kids.Designing a boy and girl shared room is no easy feat, but with the help of my friends over at PBK, a boring room (before photos here) was carefully planned and totally transformed into a space that literally bursts with personality.Gray and Sloane’s new shared bedroom is really all about them yet has mom’s full seal of approval.No room makeover is complete without a little family DIY project, right?A room makeover is always a great opportunity to clean out extra toys and clutter and since the kid’s stuffed animal collection was officially out of hand, it was the perfect place to start.
REVEAL: Our Boy/Girl, 2-Twin Bed Shared Kids Room With A HEAVY
So we added a bathroom for the kids and made room for a proper closet.Three and a half years ago we finished the first iteration of this room and shot it for Real Simple, as just Charlie’s room.Stuffed Sloth | Stuffed Pig Animal | Stuffed Crocodile AnimalTHE BEDDINGThe room really woke up once I layered the bedding, and balanced out the wall and yet calmed her down.Before we leave this side of the room I wanted to show off the DIY silhouettes that the kids and I made.I’d like to introduce you to my new favorite accessories in this room – the red lamp and the ship kite.
How We Designed an Adventure-Themed Shared Boy & Girl Bedroom (+ DIYs)
It’s so much easier to design a kids room with a theme, so that’s where we started.The kids LOVE the treasure island print of the Pillowfort sheets as they are in a huge Peter Pan phase that is not waning.Well, we figured out that we needed to fill that vertical space in a way that didn’t intrude on the wall, thus a climbing wall.So Sara’s incredibly handy brother Shade built this custom climbing wall (thank you, Shade) which attaches to the studs in the wall.Free climbing wall.
Sharing a Room With Nautical Navy
Nautical Navy is such a great choice for your kids' bedrooms because it is so versatile.We wanted to share with you a few ideas of how you could style our Nautical Navy Beddy's set in a shared room.Style our Nautical Navy with our Vintage Blush IIFor a boy and girl shared room, these two sets work together perfectly.View our Spotted Blanket featured above on the Nautical Navy Beddy's set.Style the Nautical Navy with the ShiboriFor boys our Nautical Navy would also look good paired with our Game On Gray Beddy's set , which is pictured below.
Boy and Girl Twins Shared Bedroom
I’m sharing our Boy and Girl Twins’ Shared Bedroom!It’s a colorful, gender-neutral space for both of them to enjoy without the stereotypical boy or girl themes.Boy and Girl Twins Shared BedroomLast year, we transitioned the baby from his nursery nook in our main bedroom to the twins’ nursery and moved my boy and girl twins into a new room (the old guest room).I always start a room with the rug since the color and style is always what pulls the room together.It’s not a “girl color.” My son loves the color pink!
How long can boy girl siblings share a room? — Swiss Lark
For the time being, Coco is still small enough to sleep in a toddler bed, which is great.At some point, I supposed we'll have to take one panel off of Theo's crib to convert it to a toddler bed, but I'm holding out.So that begs the question, how long can boy-girl siblings share a room.I really like the idea of Coco and Theo being able to share a room for at least a few more years.How long can a brother and sister share a room?
Ideas for Shared Bedrooms
For more bunk bed inspo, check out our round-up of bunk beds that will have everyone fighting for the top bunk.Shared Room Tip #2: Divide the Roomcourtesy Kim CornelisonPrivate yet together.AdvertisementRelated: Coolest Seat in the House: Kid’s Tables & Chairs That Fit Every Space & StyleShared Room Tip #4: Mirror the FurnitureThe graphic nature of these IKEA beds (yes!Shared Room Tip #5: Take Advantage of High CeilingsPhoto by Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc. Photo by Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc.Shared Room Tip #6: Make It PersonalIf you are decorating a shared space, make sure to personalize each space for each kid.
Our Boy-Girl SHARED Bedroom
Growing up, Dave and I both shared a bedroom with siblings at some point — I shared with one of my sisters until 5th grade and Dave shared with his brother until he left for college!At the time, Simon was still sleeping in his crib and refusing to move to a big-boy bed, so we used the shared bedroom as an incentive to move him into a big-boy bed.Simon’s white dresser (formerly my dresser) also fit PERFECTLY between the ends of the beds.I did have some reservations about letting them share a bedroom… but as you’ll read below, nothing has bothered Nora or Simon.Do you (or did you) ever have a boy-girl shared room?
Toddler Room Sharing Transition
Preparing for the transitionFor months, I started telling Luca and Roma that they were going to be sharing a room.We were over-ambitious with the transitions (potty training, room transition, and a new nanny all within weeks) and we should have never taken away her pacifier.In hindsight, I wish we had skipped the pacifier removal and just gone straight into the room sharing transition.The first night room sharingSo the night of the transition (it happened on July 4th weekend), we had everything set up and ready to go.The Room Transition TimelineHere’s how it all went down:June 16: Took away Roma’s pacifier.
tips for shared kids spaces
A sweet reader wrote in the other day, and asked this:“Are your kids older and share a room (boy/girl?)So as soon they were old enough, we combined the boys in their shared space.Technically, because of the walkthrough closet, it’s still a shared space._________Okay guys, we’ve shared the good, the bad, the ugly and we want to hear from you.Have your kids shared a space?
Room Reveal: Boy and Girl Shared Kids Room with Gender Neutral
This is exactly where we started the room design process with our latest #MyMaxtrix Room Reveal collaborator - Alexie from RaisedKind.Coed Boys and Girls Neutral Toddler Room RevealWe absolutely love the way their room turned out.Top quality wood and construction means Twin XL beds today easily become elevated Twin XL bunk beds or loft beds later.Under Bed Options for Twin XL Kids BedsWith Twin XL kids beds, the space underneath is fully functional, as trundle beds or under bed storage drawers fit perfectly underneath.Get the look you need for your boys room, girls room, or shared room.
Boy & Girl Shared Room Inspiration
The kids’ bedrooms in our house are pretty tiny, and Llewyn’s room wasn’t very styled or themed originally.So, after a lot of Pinteresting I came up with some great boy and girl shared room inspiration and couldn’t wait to implement it!And these are the before images of Llewyn’s room.The Boba Fett print had already been hanging in that spot in Llewyn’s room, so we left it there.The Cooper & Penny embroidered pieces were made by a dear friend in Richmond and had been part of Llewyn’s room since his nursery.
20+ Brilliant Ideas For Boy & Girl Shared Bedroom
So sharing the bedroom together becomes the only option.If the two children are two boys or two girls, it becomes an easy work to design and organize the bedroom for them.But when having a boy and a girl, the problem becomes more complex and difficult.Luckily, here we have some design inspiration that make a boy and girl shared bedroom be possible.Source: disneybaby.comSource: projectjunior.comSource: decoratingfiles.comSource: potterybarnkids.comSource: decorativebedroom.comSource: thewhitecompany.comSource: dcwomenkickingass.tumblr.comSource: realsimple.comSource: potterybarnkids.comSource: creative-storage-ideas.comSource: theinspiredroom.netSource: ana-white.comSource: persialou.blogspot.comSource: hgtv.comSource: garnethill.comSource: decopeques.comSource: potterybarnkids.comSource: teenvogue.comSource: potterybarnkids.comSource: brickeatery.comSource: decorativebedroom.comVia WooHome
Shared Big Kids' Bedroom
Shared Big Kids’ BedroomPost by Colleen of Lemon ThistleWhen it was time to move our twins out of cribs, we decided their whole room needed a bit of a facelift.We also wanted to make sure they would feel proud of their new ‘big kid’s space.When we moved them into their new beds, it was the first time they slept with pillows and had their own big quilts.They insist on tucking themselves in each night now that they are ‘big kids’.For now, I’m glad that they’re so proud of their space and am really enjoying how their pride is translating into cleaning it!
Stencil Ideas For A Shared Bedroom!
Decorate A Shared Bedroom With A Wall PatternGood morning, my Cutting Edge Stencils friends!With a little inspiration from your kids, you can create a shared bedroom that feels cohesive, but still celebrates the personality of each child.If a boy/girl shared bedroom has you worried, then feel free to be inspired by Rita from Suburbs Mama.This playful design is gender neutral so it works well in a shared room.Tell us, which stencil pattern would you use in a shared bedroom?
The Boys Shared Room
When we moved this summer, the boys really showed an interest in sharing a room.The funny thing is that we moved from a house half the size and now they want to share, go figure!In the adjoining room (connected by a bathroom) we have the playroom.I googled and pinned fun “shared room” ideas but with the configuration of this room; none of those were going to work.But it sure beats two mattress on the ground (which I have a feeling the boys didn’t mind as much as I did!)
Make Your Own Custom Bedding
From the sheet that will be the front panel piece of your duvet cover, cut 1 piece that is X by Y.From your striped accent sheet, cut 2 stripes:1 stripe that is 18.5″ by Y1 stripe that is 6.5″ by YVery good!step 2 / With your front panel piece face up, pin your smaller back panel piece to your front panel piece, aligning the edges and corners, as shown.Your duvet cover is done!On any given day, you’ll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas.
My Girls Shared Room
My Girls Shared Room by Soli CookseyI enjoyed styling this room more than any room in the house.Since my girls share a room, I wanted it to be a good mix of both their styles and objects for their age range (Bijou is 4 and Rumi is 2).Luckily they have a good amount of closet space and extra cabinets above the closet area for additional storage.Bijou’s side: I love the wall color we got from Backdrop, it’s such a dull peachy pink and not overwhelming.They love their vintage My Little Pony Collection and play with them almost every day.
Kids Bedding for the Shared Shore House Bedroom
The bedding and decor by Pillowfort at Target has all the right stuff to pull together a shared bedroom!During this trip we finally were able to set up the bedding in the kids shared bedroom.And if all else fails, at least they will have adorable bedding for their shared room!Don’t get me wrong, I love navy with all of those colors, but I just wasn’t feeling it for their beach house room.These little Pillowfort play tents go with their shared room decor as well!
Bunk Bed Bedroom Inspiration
Bunk Bed BedlamCue the Room and Board Moda Bunk bed.However, what to do when they grow out of the bunk bed stage?Image Credit: Amber InteriorsI love Amber’s use of color, floral wallpaper and wainscoting.It seems every bunk bed I find online is Australian designed.Image Credit: Amber InteriorsAs I am writing this, I realize two very important points.
Shared Boy/Girl Room : Lynn Spin
Shared Boy/Girl RoomWhen sweet little number 3 came along, I wanted her to be in her own room.I wanted to put the kids who where on the same sleep scheduled in the same room.How do I decorate a boy/girl room without it being too masculine or too famine?!I will post more info on the art and other tidbits around the room later.To see how I painted the beds Click HERE-The room looked like this before--At first I tried to go this route-It just wasn’t working for me.