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Trend Focus: Fabrics For Kids

Trend Focus: Fabrics For Kids

Amy Kilvington

By Amy Kilvington

Content Writer at Blinds Direct
Fri 11 Oct 2019
Last updated Wed 1 Sep 2021

When decorating a child’s bedroom, it’s always sensible to look for styles that offer longevity, ensuring that the space can adapt easily as your child grows.

One of the best ways to ensure this versatility is with a simple, gender neutral palette, designed to be loved by children and parents alike. After all, children change their minds a lot! By keeping the majority of the space and its colours neutral and airy, you can use details to bring warmth and character, switching these accents out as and when your child’s tastes change. This will create a room that is peaceful yet inspiring, encouraging your little one to rest and play.

photo of two cushions for children

With this in mind, try to stick to a simple and neutral backdrop, choosing wall colours and flooring that will stand the test of time (as well as being hard wearing!)

Beyond the paint, wallpaper and floor, it is the fabrics that play one of the biggest roles in child’s room design. Consider hand drawn prints that will inspire imaginations while providing a cool, stylised edge. Geometrics are another great choice, offering a sleek balanced look that will coordinate with a more Scandinavian style. Or consider watercolour styles, depicting flowers, animals and trucks in fun splashes of red, green and blue. For a super fun and customised look, try personalised fabrics, which depict beautiful designs along with your child’s name or initials.

Remember, you shouldn’t feel forced to be overly coordinated. The beauty of a child’s room – and any room in the home, in fact – is that it brims with personality, playfulness and contradiction.

We are taking a look at some of the most popular trends for kid’s fabric, including Space, Dinosaurs and Safari. This includes colourful options that are sure to appeal to your child’s interests, as well as softer, gender neutral designs that will work well for nurseries. The geometric and illustrative prints are also an ideal choice for a teen’s room. Take a look – just click the images to shop direct!






Create an inspiring and adaptable room for your little one with made to measure blinds, curtains, cushions and lamp shades from Blinds Direct. Got a question? Get in touch with our team – we’re always happy to help. And if you’d like to find out more about blinds most suitable for children’s rooms, read our post about the best types of blinds for your child’s bedroom.

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