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?

Royal Wedding   30GG 83/075
Newport   30BG 44/248

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Bold and bright

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?

Sparkler   60YY 79/367
Casino Gold   20YY 35/456  
Touch of Nectar   25YY 79/240
Golden Tan   90YR 34/468

Want to try another shape? See our ideas on how to use circles in your kid’s bedroom 4 ways to use circles in your child’s bedroom.

Playful patterns

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?

Old Flame   10YR 13/437
Sapphire Glow   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: 4 ways to use stripes in your child’s bedroom.

Sail away

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?

Lake Blue   10BG 63/143
Signature Blue   30BB 10/112

See how easy it is to create geometric shapes with our quick how-to video.

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