one room two boys two themes

by Julie
(Raleigh, NC, US)

I have a 6 year old and a 4 year old, both are boys. They both share a bedroom with bunk beds. The older one on the top bunk likes star wars, while the other one likes thomas the train. They decided on a great blue wall color, but is there a way to decorate the top of the room with star wars and the bottom with thomas?


moderator: Dear Julie, here are some more ideas:
If you wish to decorate the other walls, Wall Decals should be the way to go. The best part about them is that you can decorate other things in the room with them too - dresser, trashcan, backpacks etc.

Another fun idea would be to attach something to their footboards. For example, a Darth Vader Mask can be affixed to the top bunk footboard for a nice 3D effect.

You can get hands on and create your younger son's favorite train's face - Thomas, Edward or Percy. Get a free cardboard box (from BJs or any store), cover with poster paper and paint! Then attach to his footboard.

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Mar 06, 2011
A few ideas
by: Moderator

Here are a few ideas off the top of my head.
Themed bedding:Star Wars Bedding for the top bunk and Thomas Bedding for the lower bunk should keep both kids happy.

Since you have bunk beds, the wall space above the bed is limited. Peel and stick borders are a great way to show up each theme. Thomas & Friends Peel & Stick Border and
Star Wars(TM): The Clone Wars Peel & Stick Border would be a good start.
Hope these ideas have got your creative juices flowing!

And don't forget to send in pictures of the completed room.

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