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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," said Lucas. "We compromised as we wanted it to last him for many years and went for a pirate/ocean theme. I wanted to build the loft as we have such high ceilings and I wanted to get all his Lego…


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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.…

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Kids Rule: Carter’s Sea Creatures, Designed by Christina Davis

Crafty mum Christina Davis scoured the web for inspiration for son Carter's charming sea-creature-themed nursery. "A family member sent us the link to the [sea-creatures] rug, thinking that it was cute and that we might like it. I loved it…