20 Fun DIY Kids Room Ideas and Tutorials

20 Fun DIY Kids Room Ideas and Tutorials

Did you know you can DIY some incredibly awesome and fun furniture, toys, and art for kid’s bedrooms and playrooms!

Looking for some seriously fun DIY Kids Room Ideas and Tutorials?? Well, like I mentioned in my List of DIY Gifts for under $10, I know some talented bloggers. And they were nice enough to let me share some of their amazing work with you guys! Their work always inspires me and keeps me motivated. I hope you feel the same way after checking these out!

But before we get to it, I wanted to share the story behind this list. I just finished the big makeover on my boys’ bedroom. Yea! And it was so fun and worth all the effort. So, I hope to help you get the ideas and confidence to finish your own kid’s bedroom or playroom makeover. These bloggers are great at explaining how they do things. So, I know you can follow along with them and get it done. 🙂

Now, let’s get to the fun!

20 Fun DIY Kids Room Ideas and Tutorials. Kids Bedroom and Play Room DIY's and Crafts for boys and girls.
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15 Fun DIY Kids Room Ideas and Tutorials

The Handyman’s Daughter made the coolest DIY Rocket Bookshelf ever! I love this thing and bet any kid would too.

This rocket bookshelf is perfect for a space themed bedroom! Easy to make with just one sheet of plywood. Get the free woodworking plans and tutorial at The Handyman's Daughter! | rocket shelves | spaceship shelves | spaceship bookshelf | kids room idea | space theme | kids themed room | outer space kids room

How about this for DIY Kids Room Ideas? My crafty way to add 3D details to a painted canvas with my Easy DIY Felt Wall Art. Pick your own image to use or download my printables.

Easy DIY Felt Wall Art for Kids Rooms! Grab my 12 Free Printable Patterns or make your own. I have the easy steps to get you started. #Felt #FeltDecor #FeltPattern #KidsRoom
A close up of the rocket, stars, and planet Earth I made from felt.

Anika’s DIY Life made this sweet and colorful kids bedside table with book storage. Don’t you just love that wall too!

Genius Kids bedroom storage idea! Love a kids bedside table with storage!

See how the Vanderveen House converted an antique bed into a toddler bed. Then gave it a cute update with chalk paint!

DIY toddler daybed made from an antique 3/4 daybed

Check out my steps for building an easy PVC Pipe Kids Tent. I made sure this frame is hard to knock over and easy to push through standard doors. But, it’s really a fun place for the kids to play and relax. Win!

Plans to Build this easy PVC Pipe Tent with drop cloth cover. PVC pipe play house tent build for kids. #PVCTent #PVC #KidsTent

Have you ever seen a cooler indoor play area, in your life? The Created Home has amazing ideas and a talent for building. This DIY Cabin Themed Playroom is so inspiring!

restoration hardware inspired cabin playhouse

Hazel + Gold Designs made this sweet DIY Resin Coated Wooden Flower. Just pick your favorite Scrapbook Paper and follow her steps!

Finished resin coated wooden flower artwork pinterest image

Neli Design shared a ton of Super Mario Bros Perler Bead Patterns you can use to make cool wall art, like hers!

Perler beads, super Mario Bros, patterns, frame, boy's room

Here’s a quick and easy 1-Day Book or Toy Storage Build that doubles your storage on top of cabinets or furniture! That’s a huge DIY Kids Room Ideas Storage Win!!!

Side view of the Plywood Book Shelf. Plywood DIY Kids Book Storage Ideas. Works with Lumber & MDF too. This is a great scrap wood build.

Anika’s DIY Life can show you how to turn any printable into custom art with her Canvas Craft Idea Tutorial!

Easy canvas artwork made from printables

Looking to customize a kid’s room closet, but don’t know where to start? Check out this fantastic closet from The Created Home! She has easy to follow steps for how to build a custom closet for kid‘s.

DIY custom kids' closet with reading nook

Build your own custom Twin Upholstered Headboards with these easy to follow steps and how-to videos.

Build your own custom DIY Upholstered Twin Headboard. Change up the paint and upholstery to match any room and style! Full DIY build steps and 2 videos to help you finish the build and upholstered back.

Here’s a fun craft! Use your favorite scrapbook paper designs to make 3D Paper Hot Air Balloons or Mobile.

Learn How to Make Paper Hot Air Balloon Wall Art with cute double-sided scrap book paper. This tutorial is easy and works great on walls or as a mobile in a kid's room.

How about a cool LED Light Clip Display Board for photos, notes, and kid’s artwork? This is so fun!

Quick and Easy DIY Light Clip Display Board. Fun way to display kid's art, photos, notes, and more.

Effective toy storage is a constant struggle for parents, right?! I love this Ultimate Toy Storage Organization Design from Anika’s DIY Life. Get the details from her site to build your own too!

DIY Toy organizer | DIY toy storage idea | Perfect for small spaces and Kids!

The Fogue Abode converted a plain box into stylish wall storage for her daughter’s chalk. Her DIY steps are easy to follow too!

House by the Preserve used store bought crates as cool wall shelves. Love these! So simple and you can paint them to match any room.

Boy Room Decor

Itsy Bitsy Haligonians can show you how to update kid’s table with a custom paint job to match any room. How sweet!

Have a hockey fan in your life? This DIY Hockey Stick Headboard is totally awesome. I’m sure you can use this DIY with other  things too!

final reveal of hockey bedroom

Itsy Bitsy Haligonians has a super easy DIY for custom curtain tie backs. You can use almost anything with this idea!

Follow my favorite Kids Room Decor Ideas, DIY’s, and Crafts Pinterest Board for more inspiration. 🙂


Looking for something bigger? My DIY Upholstered Bench would make a great DIY too!

Farmhouse Style DIY Upholstered Bench Plan with Tongue & Groove shelf. Makes a great end of bed bench, dining table bench, living room coffee table or entry bench.

Or grab my favorite easy way to strip old paint and stains off of furniture to help you get that next project started!

Easy DIY Steps for Stripping Paint from Wood Furniture. Simple to follow guide for how to strip paint on wood furniture, cabinets, steps, and floors.


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2 thoughts on “20 Fun DIY Kids Room Ideas and Tutorials

  1. My kids aren’t young anymore, this makes me miss it so much 🙂

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