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

30BG 44/248

Bold and bright

Paint your child’s walls with colourful geometric shapes.
Colourful geometric shapes on walls

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

20YY 35/456

25YY 79/240

50YY 42/490

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
Geometric shapes using tape

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

10BB 17/269

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
Sea-themed bedroom with 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

30BB 10/112

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