Paint geometric shapes to brighten up the corners of your child’s room

4 ways to use geometric shapes in your child’s bedroom

Create a striking bedroom for your child with stylish geometric shapes

Achieving sharp lines and striking motifs on walls doesn’t require a maths degree. Quite the opposite in fact, so grab your self some masking tape and get creative. Be inspired by our gorgeous geometric looks, and see how easily you can do it with our how-to video. It’s the perfect way to give your child’s bedrooms some character.

Mirrored motifs

You can still be subtle with big, bright shapes. Focusing on a single corner of a bedroom, mirror the motifs and hues you find in the furnishings for a look that’s complementary. Soft, subdued walls work best for this and allow your creations to really sing.

Which paints?

30GG 83/075 | Royal Wedding

30BG 44/248 | Newport

Kids will be kids and sometimes your walls need a little bit of extra protection. So why not try our washable and tough Dulux EasyClean with innovative KidProof technology?

Bold and bright

Paint your child’s walls with colourful geometric shapes.

Use this trick to make a special feature wall in your child’s room that opens up the space between the bed and ceiling. No matter what colours you paint the sections, the angles will give the illusion of space. It’s not science – but it is clever!

Which paints?

60YY 79/367 | Sparkler

20YY 35/456 | Casino Gold

25YY 79/240 | Touch of Nectar

50YY 42/490 | Golden Crown

Want to try another shape? See our ideas on how to use circles in your kid’s bedroom.

Playful patterns

Liven up shelves and accessories in your child’s bedroom with playful geometric shapes

Use masking tape to create a fun and bright feature wall in your child’s bedroom, a perfect way to liven up shelving and accessories. Simply mark your desired shapes on the wall with your tape, add a few coats of colour to each and peel to reveal your masterpiece.

Which paints?

10YR 13/437 | Old Flame

10BB 17/269 | Sapphire Glow

Looking for more tips on decorating with lines? Get inspired with our ideas on how to use stripes in your kid’s bedroom.

Sail away

Create a sea-themed bedroom for your kid using geometric shapes

Set sail on the Seven Seas by recreating the flow of the ocean. Zig-zag your way across the middle of a wall with tape then paint the top half sky blue and the bottom half dark blue. Complete with authentic seaside style, from model yachts to pretty shells. Ahoy, sailor!

Which paints?

50BG 76/068 | Mendelssohn Concerto

30BB 10/112 | Signature Blue