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A Boys Bedroom Makeover you can Replicate at Home

What child wouldn’t feel like a superhero in this bedroom in Balmain, Sydney?! There’s loads of boys room ideas to feast your eyes on! Sammi from Yellow Door Designs has created this amazing space for her little boy Alex using some of the best Australian brands around (and you all know how I love that!).

I especially love the little reading nook that has been created; it’s perfect for story time, building a fort or just chilling out. The wall decals and wall art add so much character to the space, giving Alex a sense of learning, inspiration, adventure and it triggers the imagination!

Have a look at some of the shots below and find out what boys room ideas Sammi injected into the space below…



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So what did this room look like before the makeover I wonder?

“It was a plain and practical room, on the verge of being boring and didn’t reflect Alex’s bubbly personality,” Sammi tells me.

Sammi drew her inspiration from the bat cave and all things ‘superhero’, and wanted the room to be functional but also flexible enough to change as Alex grows (and his interests and tastes change).

I know what you are all thinking; where are some of the main products from, right?

Stockists include: Leander cot converted to a junior bed, the artwork (ever changing) in the room from Taylored Dot Illustrations, Mrs Mighetto, OlliesRoom and Tall Blank Wall (some are local businesses Sammi is lucky enough to be a brand rep for), rug and cushions from Habitue Design, and Onyx & Smoke, Into the Fold respectively. So much goodness!!

Sammi says that the reading nook is their favourite part of the room.

“It’s where we have storytime with Alex every night. We have also installed some floating bookshelves from an Australian based business The Workshop Objects, which allows Alex to display his favourite books neat and tidy. We also restored a vintage desk (sanded and painted) which is perfect as valuable storage and be useful as a homework desk as he gets older”.

So what does Alex (4) think of his room after the makeover you ask?

“Alex is very proud of his room and loves to show family and friends his “batcave” when they visit,” Sammi says.

I can picture Alex standing proud in in his room with a massive smile on his face. Lucky boy!

Outside of writing the TLC Interiors blog, Chris is an interior stylist and author. You can also catch him on your TV screens as a designer on Channel 10's Changing Rooms. If you'd like to book a design consult with Chris, you can find out more here

Comments (5)

  • Julmar Ran

    Hi there. I saw the instagram post with a garland or string lights hanging, but only on the bookcase here in the blog. Are they the same? I’m about to do my boy’s room and they’d look great but there’s no reference to them here or where they’re from.

  • Congratulations to Sammi from Yellow Door Designs for the brilliant write up. We just love love how you have styled our Book Rests in the most perfect way.

  • So privileged to have the gorgeous Sammi as one of our brand reps at Ollie’s Room and even more excited to see our prints styled so perfectly. Congrats Sammi you talented thing you xx


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