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Kids Rule: Grandsons’ Great Escape, Designed by By Design Ltd.

Ahoy mateys! This nautical-themed bedroom suite - complete with porthole window, rope trim and custom fish area rug - was created by the team at By Design Ltd. for their client's two young grandsons when they come to visit. "Our client wanted a space that would grow with the boys, so the foundation of the room is generic and can easily grow with them," said interior designer Jill Henneberger. "The room has a slight nautical feel with the porthole window…


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Kids Rule: Rory’s Pirate Paradise, Designed by Nicola Lucas

Shiver me timbers! This pirate-themed room for eight-year-old Rory was cleverly designed by his mum, Nicola Lucas. "Rory wanted to move into our spare room about a year ago and wanted us to 'do it up' like a pirate ship,"…


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Kids Rule: Charlie and the Whales, Designed by eye4design

There is no doubt baby Charlie will have a whale of a time growing up in his sophisticated, but fun, nursery created by Janice Burke from eye4design. "Charlie's parents [Katie and Adam Richards] said that they liked the colours grey…


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Kids Rule: Dylan’s Shark Cave, Designed by eye4design

Swimming with style, this marine-themed room for six-year-old Dylan is a shark-lovers paradise. Choosing various shades of blues to represent the ocean, Janice Burke from eye4design created this highly customised room using mainly recycled pallet wood. "Dylan originally had a…


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Kids Rule: Pippa’s Perfect Nursery, Designed by Emily Hopkin

Perfect for a polished little princess-in-training, Pippa's nursery, also by interior designer mum, Emily Hopkin, is proof that kids' rooms don't have to be so, well, childish. "I don't think everything has to be babyish in a child's room," said…

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Kids Rule: Charlie’s Cheerful Room, Designed by Emily Hopkin

You know you are destined to have the coolest room on the preschool block when your mum is an interior designer! Four-year-old Charlie is lucky indeed to have Emily Hopkin, an interior designer at Linberg & Simmons, as his mum.…