Paint vertical stripes to split a shared bedroom

4 ways to use stripes in your child’s bedroom

Discover how to use simple stripes for a creative and colourful space that your little one will love.

Whether it’s making a statement with contrasting colours, vertically splitting space for siblings, or simply calming with softer shades – stripes are a versatile and playful way to bring a kid’s room to life.

Read on for a few bright ideas, then watch our quick how-to video for painting simple stripes.

Variety with vertical lines

If your children are sharing a space and have different ideas for the colour they want, use stripes to stylishly divide the room. This will give both siblings a space to call their own.

Which paints?

G3.62.70 / 70YY 51/669

X7.04.82 / 79RB 76/076

C7.49.50 / 28YR 29/561

Inspired? See our simple string and chalk technique for creating stripes.

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A creative corner

Create a study corner in your child’s bedroom with green stripes

Carve out a zone of your child’s bedroom with a bold stripe to create their very own mini craft area. Why not use any leftover to create matching furniture?

A shade of green in a space devoted to creativity can be both energising and refreshing – the perfect setting to develop their artistic flair!

Feel like giving some other shapes a go? Take a look at what you can do with circles and geometric shapes.

Which paints?

Q1.31.49 / 10BG 22/248

K2.45.64 / 50GY 39/536

N9.05.83 / 95GG 78/054

H2.44.74 / 90YY 55/560

All of our paints are available to buy in our washable and tough Easycare paint. With innovative stain repellent technology, it’s perfect for kids’ bedrooms and you can see just how tough it is here!

A reading corner with added drama

Paint a stripe in the corner of your kid’s bedroom to create a reading nook

Every child loves bedtime stories, so create a snuggly nook for that special time. Select a colour or two that will stand out against your wall. If you’ve got neutral walls, go bright and if you’ve got darker shades, go light. The result? A striking pattern that will add depth and create a perfect spot to curl up together.

Which paints?

Y6.33.42 / 96RB 22/393

B6.47.41 / 10YR 17/465

F1.35.65 / 20YY 46/425

ON.00.81 / 00NN 72/000

Need some ideas on what colour to choose? Take a look at our quick guide to favourite colours for children’s bedrooms.

A simple stripe

Create a simple stripe on your child’s walls

Looking to quickly refresh your child’s walls? A single colour band around the room is efficient in both paint and time, and is all it takes to transform a room. Colour matching furniture or other accessories will add extra pops of vibrancy.

From small spaces to working within a budget, see our tips and tricks for creating inspiring children’s bedrooms.

Which paints?

S7.19.59 / 90BG 38/185

T2.43.44 / 31BB 23/340