Wild and whimsical—ELLE DECOR India reveals the trending fantasy themes for kids bedroom ideas

AUG 5, 2022 | By Sneha Gandhi
Introducing levels in the kids bedroom by The Interior Workshop to double the energy during playtime; Photograph by Noaidwin Sttudio
Installed in homes, daycare centres and schools, VitrA soft-close WC seats make for a fun bathroom experience; Photograph by VitrA Bathrooms India
Decorative vertical storage unit by Peekaboo Interiors tucks away toys and games while providing an open playground for kids; Photograph by Peekaboo Interiors

Kids bedroom design, more commonly known as the official licence to go wild and whimsical. Every inch of this la la land is brimming with our favourite fantasies, from submerged in the sea to jungle and tropical trees. 

With customised furniture, handmade accents and mood lighting, the designs look straight out of an illustrated book. Don’t believe us? Take a look at ELLE DECOR India’s latest guide to bookmark-worthy ideas for your tiny tots…

Before you begin here’s our previous roundup: New trends in design for kids furniture—Elle Decor India curates the definite guide to the best kids bedroom ideas

Driving curiosity with Deshna Kasliwal Design Studio

Compact yet functional, the kids bedroom by Deshna Kasliwal Design Studio focuses on the freedom of movement by wall-aligning its stylish and safe chamfered wooden furniture. Supplemented with soft pastels, the vivid roadmap wallpaper by the study area acts as an interactive backdrop to pique a child’s imagination. 

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Deshna Kasliwal Design Studio proposes a zappy study corner for the kids bedroom in a Mumbai home; Styled by Samir Wadekar and Photograph by Sameer Chawda

It’s a Playdate with Design Deconstruct

A playground of colours and ideas, Design Deconstruct introduces a myriad of shapes and forms targeted at stimulating the creative side of children. An exciting contrast of cheerful yellow and blue with soothing pastels results in exhilarating spaces. Designers Monica Chadha and Rishabh Kapoor tuck away the storage woes in geometric shaped boxes in equally vivid colours.

Design Deconstruct crafts a bright and cheerful kids bedroom with imaginative motifs; Photograph by Design Deconstruct

Tropical treat with Fabindia’s Kids Collection

As the name suggests, the FabKids collection by Fabindia draws inspiration from the all-time favourite fantasy land—a dense tropical forest. The mango and sheesham wood furniture collection includes an eucalyptus wood table with a slate top and stool, a rocking horse, a printed safari tent, bedding and bath sets. Complemented with themed motif play and bright colours, the set-up is an animated jungle come to life.

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Tropical themed prints and ideas by Fabindia kid’s collection instantly spruce up any  space; Photograph by FabKids Collection

Functional and fun with Kay’s Design Lab

Governed by an electric orange and blue palette, the children’s room designed by Kay’s Design Lab comes with a ‘playtime’ first ideology. Thoughtfully carving a stepping playscape with plenty of open floor area, designer Kulsum Husain ensures the bedroom is the perfect spot to entertain friends, while maintaining a certain charm to it that screams ‘joy’! With an open shelf design, books, toys and collectibles doubling up as the perfect accessories, the room is a haven of fun personified.

Kay’s Design Lab presents a playful, peppy space for the kids playroom; Photograph by Sushant Sinha Photography

Its all games with Peekaboo Interiors

Posing in simple lines and neutral colour, the kids bedroom by Garima Agarwal of Peekaboo Interiors lets the quaint furniture do the talking. The showstopper toy storage unit with a lit-up, curved top is an open invitation to game night in the playroom. Functionally sound, the grey perforated design sections are ideal for neatly tucking away toys, games and books. Special mention to the absolutely whimsical wallpaper with hot air balloon prints and a giraffe riding a bicycle! 

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Peekaboo Interiors build an artsy storage unit and play room for a newborn and toddler duo; Photograph by Peekaboo Interiors

Tapping that toddler vibe with Rosabagh 

Charting an unconventional route, Rosabagh by Abhishek Kathuria throws in all shades of sophistication for this children’s bedroom. A symphony in white, beige and pastels, the space exhibits strong influences of both the modern and the classical elements. Minimal furniture with curved edges and a minty freshness crafts the resolutely idyllic feel. 

Embodying a mature yet playful vibe, Rosabagh crafts this kids bedroom for an Ibiza Town home in Surajkund; Photograph by Deepak Aggarwal

A touch of whimsical with The Interior Workshop

Synonymous with dreamy, the kids bedroom by The Interior Workshop is doused in pastel pink with grey and white accents. The stylish study area crafted by Tejas Mistry also serves as a dressing unit with extendable shelves. Further emphasising the fairyland layout are the themed-furniture pieces like the cloudy bed back, ceiling light, the shelves, moon wall art and the rabbit shaped mirror. Idiosyncratic much?

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Cosy meets chic for this pastel kids bedroom designed by The Interior Workshop for a Surat home; Photograph by Noaidwin Sttudio

Diving deep with Think Cutieful

Meet a quirky under-the-sea themed bedroom that perpetuates adventure from the deep oceans by Think Cutieful. Designer Romilla Tewari visualises a nursery with an assorted palette of blue, white, greys and hints of ocean-inspired hues with removable furniture and decals, ocean-themed blinds, wall art and soft toys. Seemingly submerged in the sea, the room is a reflection of the children’s new-found interest in ocean life.

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Adding judicious doses of creativity, Think Cutieful showcases this themed nursey design for a residential project; Photograph by Deepak Aggarwal

Hygienic bathrooms with VitrA Sento Kids Collection

 An integral part in the developing years, bathrooms now spruce up the same spirited ambience as the bedrooms. Developed by the VitrA Innovation Centre Ergonomics Laboratory, the Sento Kids Collection offers a gamut of colours and dimensions with respect to different age groups. The brand offers soft-closing WC seats, smooth flush WC pans, VitrA Hygiene glaze that inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria and much more.

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VitrA soft-close WC seats are both silent and safe for children; Photograph by VitrA Bathrooms India

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