Kid’s Bedroom 1 – Stage 3

Our son, amateur paleontologist that he is, wanted a dinosaur-themed room. I was on board with that, but stayed classic with the fixed elements so that I can update the accessories as he grows without having to repaint or replace the curtains.

We chose white for the trim, a light green for the walls (Benjamin Moore Mellowed Ivory), and a navy herringbone for the Roman shades. Next step was the bed.


We were upgrading to a queen-sized bed for him, and it was hard to find one that was appropriately scaled. A traditional fabric or wood headboard would have looked too heavy and would have obscured the light from the windows. So I went with this iron bed I found on

Here’s a photo of my poor dad assembling it with “help” from the boys.


My son chose Dwell Studio dinosaur bedding, which I paired with a navy moving blanket from The Land of Nod, and a throw pillow from Etsy.



The final layered result is here:



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