Decorating a boy's bedroom
Streamlined but highly functional, this desk takes up little space and the open frame doesn’t overpower the rest of your decor. It’s got just enough workspace and lots of storage options, which your little guy might not appreciate but you sure will. Land of Nod, $149.
By nature, boys are a little rugged, which makes this dresser a great choice for your son’s room. It’s stylishly finished with an understated, almost roughhewn look. West Elm, $1066.64.
3 Duvet cover
If you’re looking for a boyish pattern that’s versatile enough to see him through various ages, try this bold striped duvet cover. It will easily blend with his latest obsession, be it rockets, dinos or softball. Sears, from $49.99.
4 Chest of drawers
Help him help you keep things organized with this unique piece. It’s got different sized drawers that work well for everything from flashcards to toy cars. And you can change the labels as his storage needs evolve. Land of Nod, $799.
What boy wouldn’t love to sleep in his very own tree fort? Not only will you win the Parent of the Year award in his mind, but he’ll be the envy of all his buds. Pottery Barn Kids, $1936.60.
If you’ve got hardwood floors throughout your home, you can keep things warm and cushioned in your boy’s bedroom with a colourful area rug like this one. Land of Nod, $249 - $649.
Looking for something a little whimsical? Look no further than this two-tone blue wardrobe that evokes the spirit of Dr. Seuss. Ikea, $179.
If you’ve got a budding artist on your hands, stylish storage boxes like these may come in handy for the tools of the trade – or for everyday school supplies. Pottery Barn Kids, $12.91 - $32.29.
They’re like building blocks with a greater purpose. This modular shelving set can be mixed and matched and configured any way you like to suit all your storage needs. CB2, $129.