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How do I blend two diffrent kids room themes into one?

we recently moved and the kids will now share a 13 x 13 room an my son is 6wks has a nursery ryhme theme an my3yr old has a princess /fairytale theme. any ideas?

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Asked by Lilbits_Mama at 11:19 AM on May. 1, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Is there a common color? Maybe if there is you can use it for the trim and curtains to tie the room together.

    Answer by ajguinn at 11:20 AM on May. 1, 2009

  • Like yellow...which isn't boy or girl specific. Any yellow in those patterns and themes?

    Answer by ajguinn at 11:21 AM on May. 1, 2009

  • You can do a Prince and Princess theme....that goes together.

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 11:23 AM on May. 1, 2009

  • I would chose a nice solid color for the wall, without wallpapers or trim borders that compliments both themes. Then over each's bed and corner of the room, use just those items that actually match the others theme. Like if there is yellow and blues in both, pick up on these two.

    If this is a temporary living situation, put the other items away in storage and use later or with another child. Too much eye clutter makes the room feel too busy and looks cluttered rather than tied together and relaxed. :)

    Don't be afraid of using color on the wall, but be sure if you aren't going to be in this room for long, that you don't use something that has to have multiple coats to cover. New owners or renters hate that. Find a nice muted color that matches both themes. :)

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 1:06 PM on May. 1, 2009

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