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Decor Inspiration – The Boys Room

Decor Inspiration: Boys Room I A Welll Heeled Woman Blog. Looking for Decor Inspiration for the Boy's Room, check out the use of color and complementing elements

2016 comes with changes, I am excited to  introduce a Decor Inspiration Series for the Busy Woman. I hope you enjoy these tips and tricks on how to make the space you live in your own. As every busy woman knows coming home to a place that inspires and rejuvenates you is very important.

Do you love to redecorate your house as much as I do? This is one of the most relaxing tasks I can do, even if it is just changing the covers for a few of my cushions. I love the feeling of making something old feel new and fresh. I am always busy with a project around the house. One of the projects I am working on at the moment is redecorating the boys room. It is still quite bare, with just the bed and the boys’ clutter to liven things up.

Just before we moved into the house, in July last year, we went looking for a bunk bed as we realised that having a maximum amount of sleeping spaces was really important especially because we are always having family over, We found a really cool bunk bed at Cielo Lifestyle that fitted our needs.

This bed from Cielo Lifestyle created a focal point for our inspiration board when decorating the boys room, check out the rest of the Board for inspiration and a colour bar

Image courtesy of Cielo Lifestyle

What we love about the bed was that it had extra storage space in the form of drawers on the staircase and under the bottom bed.  It also fits in with the base colour scheme of the room which is White, with a hint of blue and read (These are the colours TheHeir wants, and TheSpare doesn’t care – he just wants to climb on the bed and jumps off).

To get my mind around what I want to do and kick off the project, I started by creating a mood board for the room with the help of TheHeir ideas about what he would like in the room. The mood board has a colour palate and ideas about the general look and feel of the space.  It is a nice way of seeing a theme in the decor but also an easy way to remind myself  of what look we are going for when I am out and about and I spot a piece that I like.   It also helps to  keep me inspired as the project is taking way to long.

My Color Chart

These are the colours that we settled n 2 shades of blue with white, the bottom 3 are accent colours just to add spice to the look.  I cannot wait to see how it will come together.

Color Chart for the Boys Room - All Decoration will be centered around these colors. Top 3 are the main colors and the bottom 3 are the accent colors.

My Pinterest (Inspiration Board)

Follow A Well Heeled Woman Blog’s board #DecorInspiration – Boys Rooms on Pinterest.


Looking for your own inspiration?

Are you looking for inspiration, check out these other boys room decor ideas.

#DecorInspiration for the boys room A Well Heeled Woman

I love the minimalistic look of this room, we have the same time and color of floors so this would work for us

A Difference of opinion?

There is also this great article by Kylie M interiors on what to do when the little men in your life have different ideas about the color scheme

The Best Benjamin Moore Paint Colours for Boys Rooms


  • Bed – Cielo Lifestye
  • Desk, Telescope / Stripe Runner / Bell Clock / Duvet Stripe Cover / Desk Lamp, Bedding : Mr Price Home
  • Peg Board/ I See You Pillowcases / Stripe Coushin / Shark Speaker / Eames Inspired Chairs ?     Superbalist

I hope you enjoy your decor projects, please share what are you working on and the links to your color palette in the comments below.

Take care,



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  • Reply Ana

    When we decorated the Nursery the theme was Nautical.So lots of Red white and Blue. As the cot moved out and the beds moved in and they obviously got older I took out all the nautical and just kept the colours (red and blue with the furniture white) – going really dark blue on one the feature wall.
    I’m now wanting to make the next move and add a third colour (a happy BRIGHT Citrus Yellow) but I get cold feet every time I’m about to start the project so its just been standing.

    February 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm
  • Reply Brandy

    This is great. I have two sons, and this would be a great way to make their room look more at home and boyish. Right now it is just a regular plain old room!

    February 6, 2016 at 3:04 pm
  • Reply Miranda Ortiz

    I love you color choices! They fit the room wonderfully!

    February 7, 2016 at 12:40 am
  • Reply Silly Mummy

    Love that bed! Especially the drawers in the stairs and the shelves above the lower bed. So useful & stylish!

    February 7, 2016 at 7:08 pm
  • Reply Silly Mummy

    Back from #SundayStars, & I have decided that I want that dinosaur on the bed in the second picture!
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    February 8, 2016 at 2:18 am
  • Reply Antonio

    Wow! I definitely have to show this to my wife. We are moving this summer to a new city and we want to do this for our daughters. Great ideas! Thank you so much, Lindi!! 😉

    February 8, 2016 at 6:59 am
  • Reply Mommy's Little Princesses

    How awesome does this colour scheme look and judging from the Pinterest inspiration board, your boy’s room is gonna look fab! Xx #KCACOLS
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    February 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm
  • Reply Jess Powell (Babi a Fi)

    Love that colour scheme! And that bunk bed is just so cool 😀 #anythinggoes
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    February 8, 2016 at 1:03 pm
  • Reply Someone's Mum

    Some really great ideas here. Our boys room is due to be redecorated so will bookmark this 🙂 #KCACOLS

    February 8, 2016 at 4:10 pm
  • Reply Mini Travellers/Mini Ventures

    I really like your colour choices and absolutely love that cabin bed style. We have three girls here so our choices have been different but I have some summer clothes that have arrived in exactly those colours for them, and love them! Thanks for linking up to #sundaystars

    February 8, 2016 at 5:04 pm
  • Reply Cheryl @ ReimerandRuby

    Lovely ideas! We’ve just finished redecorating our bedrooms when we moved in to this house we’re in now and yes it was equally refreshing and exciting doing the decors and seeing the result is self-fulfilling. Thanks for sharing your pinterest inspiration board. #AnythingGoes
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    February 8, 2016 at 6:59 pm
  • Reply Honest Mum

    Super post, love the colour scheme. Can you add my brilliant blog posts badge please? x

    February 9, 2016 at 4:59 pm
  • Reply A Moment with Franca

    I love when is the time to redecorate any room of the house. I’m the same than you, I get bored very quickly of things. I like doing some changes now and then. My mum is a decorator and I remember since I was little how often she used to keep changing our rooms. I love that about my mum. Your ideas look great and your Pinterest Board is fab. You can do something amazing. I would love to see the final look of your boy’s room. I like the bunk bed too. Thanks so much for sharing this at #KCACOLS, 🙂 x
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    February 9, 2016 at 6:16 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Hello Franca thank you so much for the comment, I really appreciate it especially from someone whose blog I really like. I will defintiely be posting the end results have a great day and thanks for an amazing linky

      February 12, 2016 at 10:08 am
  • Reply Yvonne

    I love the bunk bed, in particular the storage space. When we move house we are going to have to check back here for some inspiration! The colour scheme is great. Will you blog when you are done so we can see what it looks like? x #AnythingGoes

    February 10, 2016 at 3:19 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      Hello Yvonne thank you for the comment yes I will definitely show the end result, would love to see what you do with the space in your new house

      February 10, 2016 at 7:41 pm
  • Reply The Speed Bump

    Love it! The colour scheme is great. This is great inspiration and a fantastic post. Thanks so much for linking up at #KCACOLS. Hope you come back again next Sunday Xx

    February 11, 2016 at 11:11 pm
  • Reply Something Crunchy Mummy

    This is great inspiration. Thanks for linking up to #justanotherlinky xx
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    February 12, 2016 at 8:14 pm
  • Reply Caro | The Twinkle Diaries

    Fabulous! Your colour palette is such a great starting point for your son’s room! I saw some amazing cushions the other day that would go perfectly!

    They’ve got a whole range of comic-book/superhero cushions that would work so well with your colour-scheme. I really look forward to seeing how you get on with it all 🙂 Thanks so much for linking up with us #HomeEtc
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    April 4, 2016 at 11:56 am
    • Reply Lindiwe Mogale

      Ohhhh I love these thank you

      April 4, 2016 at 10:08 pm
  • Reply mummyofboygirltwins

    Lovely! Sounds great and can’t wait to hear more! Thanks for linking up, #HomeEtc

    Jess xx

    April 5, 2016 at 2:20 pm
    • Reply lindiwem

      thank you Jess

      April 12, 2016 at 11:50 am
  • Reply Mary - The Boondocks Blog

    I love your choice of colors Lindi. They are classic and versatile and of course perfect for boys. I hope you will share some more of your decorating projects and let us see the room when you are finished.
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    April 19, 2016 at 8:28 pm
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