30 Ways to Add Color to Your Kid’s Room Without Painting the Walls

updated Mar 11, 2020
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Renters rejoice! We know that you can sometimes feel left out of the color loop because you can’t bust out that paint brush and splash color all over your walls. But fear not – here are 30 fabulous ways to add color to your kids’ rooms (or most any room of the house) without painting the walls:

1. Hang some colorful curtains
2. Paint the bed
3. Use removable wall decals
4. Add colorful seating
5. Add colorful storage baskets

6. Create a colorful book display
7. Hang an article of colorful clothing
8. Wallpaper an accent wall
9. Add brightly colored tassels
10. Display a colorful quilt

11. Make a tent
12. Use colorful pillows
13. Cover your headboard with colorful fabric
14. Paint or paper the inside of a bookcase
15. Add a colorful cushion to your bench seating

16. Paint the door
17. Add a brightly colored rug
18. Hang a map
19. Display a vibrant painting
20. String up a pretty garland

21. Create a collection of colorful toys
22. Hang brightly colored pom poms
23. Add a collection of colorful letters
24. Use vibrant bedding
25. Install a brightly colored light

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