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Divide with colour in a shared kids' room

03 June 2016

When kids share a room, it can be a great bonding experience with lots of life lessons along the way, like respect and ownership. These colourful tips help personalise a shared kids’ room so they can easily identify and appreciate whose is whose. 

Two adjustable desks and chairs side-by-side in a shared kids’ room

Walls painted with 2 or 3 colours can tie the room together while visually dividing it into parts for each kid. Furniture and textiles in your chosen shades highlight what belongs to whom. You can paint pieces, too, like we did with TROFAST storage. Like these tips? Check out the entire Square Metre Challenge shared kids’ room.

A yellow wall above a bed with a children’s storage unit also painted yellow. A shared kids’ room with a loft bed and an extendable bed in the space below.

Made by

Interior designer: Nathalie Kamkum
Digital designer: Cecilia Englund
Copywriter: Marissa Frayer
Photographer: Sandra Werud
Editor: Linda Harkell