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40 of the Best Whimsical Bedrooms to Inspire You

Updated October 23, 2019

By definition, whimsical is associated with caprice. But the bedrooms we’re going to show you today go way beyond that meaning. They’re a journey through magic and unknown lands, all without leaving the comfort of the bedroom.

Once again, it’s overwhelming how many amazing whimsical bedroom ideas we came across, and it was a challenge to narrow it down to these 40 examples. Even so, we promise there’s at least one suggestion here that will make you go “awwww”.

 

1. Pure Magic

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This might just be the mother of all outdoor magical bedroom setups. The chandelier gives this little slice of Heaven a sophisticated look, while the lace covering makes it seem like you’re in the queen’s chambers. It could be the perfect corner to host your out-of-town guests for the summer, and would surely provide a unique experience.

2. Boho Inspo

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This Boho bedroom is precisely where you want to be on a lazy Sunday morning. The wooden accents give the whole bedroom a rather vintage/country look, while the hanging pots and plants add a little bit of color to the whole scenario. You could also opt for a faux fur duvet cover, in some shade of white, cream, or brown, as it would fit the décor perfectly.

3. DIY Bedroom Project

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Every little detail about this girl’s bedroom is mind blowing. The wall flowers are hand-painted, the other walls are covered in a beautiful shade of Coral Gables, and the glass chandelier is hanging proudly over a bed fit for a princess. This bedroom is the perfect example that parents can do anything they out their mind to it, even turn a dull bedroom into a magical corner for their little one.

4. To the Moon & Back

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Here is a bedroom idea fit for an artist. The wall mural behind the bed depicts a full moon covering a dark sky, creating a massive drama effect. But despite the use of the image, the rest of the bedroom is pretty simplistic in terms of colors, which makes the mural stand out even more compared to how it would look in a more crowded and colored bedroom.

5. Dr. Greenthumb

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If you’re a fan of all things green, this bedroom might just be your go-to choice. The indigenous look of the setup is underlined by the little details, such as the pillow covers, the sun-shaped mirror, or the jungle-like colors that bring a drop of nature into your resting space. The different shades of green make them room seem very life-like.

6. Round`n`Round

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It seems almost obvious that the best whimsical children’s room have wooden furniture and accents, because nothing speaks “fairy tale” more than the idea of being in the middle of nature, amongst trees. The large Ferris wheel isn’t just enchanting, it’s also practical, giving plenty of storage space for toys and books.

7. Twisted & Enchanted

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If you’ve ever fancied the idea of waking up in the middle of an enchanted forest (yes, the kind where you’d meet fairies every step of the way), then you will absolutely love this bedroom setup. The tree wall stickers provide a magical touch, and the chandelier is handpicked to match the whole idea of feeling lost amongst the thin and twisted branches.

8. Impossible Things before Breakfast

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This is probably what Alice’s bedroom looked like before she fell down into Wonderland. With whimsical bedroom furniture, colored pieces and porcelain decorations, everything about this setup makes you want to be 14 all over again. The wall tapestry perfectly complements the light colors chosen throughout the room, while the details are absolutely marvellous.

9. Oriental Feel

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If you’re looking to change your bedroom into something with an oriental look, this is a wonderful suggestion. The wall piece has a Balkan feel to it, while the wooden bed and the floors inspire a vintage setup. The metal nightstands compliment the brick wall behind the bed, which would make this entire décor perfect for a studio apartment.

10. Brothers Grimm Décor

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Out of whimsical baby décor ideas? This is the perfect setup for a dream nursery. Notice the moon and stars wall pieces that turn the room into a fairytale, while the stuffed animals decorations and stickers are perfect for parents who want their children to grow with Brothers Grimm tales.

11. Combination of Diversity

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The elements that are part of this Bohemian bedroom décor are so diverse, it’s hard to characterise it in its entirety, so it’s worth analyzing all the items separately. The lace above the bed has a sort of a fish net resemblance, while the bed cover compliments the floral curtains. The purple walls give the bedroom a dark, yet pleasant look.

12. Matching Colors

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Ready for more magical child bedroom setups? Here is some inspiration that combines pale shades of pink, white, and gray/silver, to a point where there is beauty in simplicity. Yet there is nothing trivial about this bedroom. While filled with decoration items and toys, the setup leaves space to breathe, without the feeling of being too crowded.

13. Carved Accents

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While the entire setup of this bedroom is nice, there’s no denying the fact that the bed is the centerpiece that just draws attention from everything else in the room. The carved accents and intricate details are a masterpiece, suitable for every home owners with a weakness for details.

14. Purple Rain

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What do you get when you combine a dark shade of purple, some white curtains, and some wooden panels? A whimsical bedroom décor that screams elegance through all its pores. How is this not the perfect corner for enjoying a glass of wine and drowning reality into the pages of your favourite novel?

15. I’m Blue

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Blue has always been considered the color of loners and dreamers, but how can you not bow down before its elegance? With a natural theme that combines blue, green, and brown, this wallpaper is torn out of a whimsical fiction book. Every other detail in the room seems to compliment it: from the blue duvet to the suede blue chair.

16. From the Top

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Is your child a music lover? Because if they are, this bedroom setup is everything a girl can hope for! The wall sticker is a curved staff with music notes scattered all over it, traversing the room horizontally, for a massive visual effect. The canopy-style bed with the hanging lace that gives the room a royalty-type of look.

17. Pale Beauty

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There are parents out there who prefer a simpler, but yet childish look for their kid’s bedrooms. While the design may seem minimalistic, it’s simply elegant and muted by the pale color theme chosen. The simple metal bed goes great with the dusty sheet set, while the wooden toy and the toy house have a vintage air.

18. Bedroom Playground

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Let me start off by saying that this is not a bedroom, it’s an experience. It’s an invitation to adventure. It’s something your boy is bound to love. The clouded walls on the gray background may seem gloomy, but they are a fine details suited for a child with imagination. The wooden bedpost, floors, and all the other wooden items make the entire room seem like a playground.

19. Child’s Play

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When you have plenty of bedroom space to work with, you can create a cute setup like this one. Every detail in the room is playful and sweet, with generous storage space for all your child’s toys. For smaller bedroom, the center table could be replaced with a narrow desk placed alongside one of the walls.

20. Perfect Balance

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The King-sized bed in the middle of this bedroom surely draws attention upon it, but if you scout through the entire image, you will notice a perfect balance between furniture, decoration elements, and a chandelier that attracts through simplicity. The white furniture has a very romantic feel to it, while the brushed ceiling tapestry just invites you to coziness.

21. Upper Roots

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This particular bedroom setup is the kind of idea you can’t believe someone thought of. The vines crawling towards the ceiling create a stunning visual effect, as it looks like the roots of the plants going to penetrate the ceiling and make their way through it. The entire idea is inspired by nature and perfectly executed.

22. Maybe Baby

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When it’s all about that pink, this is the kind of whimsical bedroom you want to go for. There is perfect color symmetry across the entire image, with very small variables in terms of shade. If your little girl were an interior decorator at the age of six, this is exactly how she’d renovate her bedroom.

23. Princess Style

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Is there a better word to describe this bedroom other than “whimsical”? The white hardwood floor is in perfect contrast with the darker wood ceiling, while the purple carpet is an extension of that light blue and white tapestry. The chair and the bed blankets are perfectly matched with the walls, while the pink throw pillows are excellent details lost amongst the sea of light blue items.

24. White Rabbit

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No, this is not a bedroom in the Playboy mansion. It’s a whimsical setup that reminds us of the white rabbit from Alice in Wonderland. I mean, how can you not fall for that bed headboard? Every other furniture item and bedroom accessory in this room is an invitation to Wonderland, and a perfect place for children to savour every bedtime story.

25. Bright Coral Bedroom

If I had to decorate my bedroom, I’d die before I even got the chance to choose one of these setups. I bring you one more gorgeous example of a whimsical bedroom with delicate elements that paint a big picture that’s absolutely dreamy. To top it all off, can you see how stunning the wallpaper/ceiling tapestry is?

26. Bedroom Sun

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To some people, this yellow and white bedroom may be a little too bright. But people who love lit bedroom will appreciate how this one looks like. It’s basically the type of setup you want if you want summer in your bedroom throughout the entire year. The merry colors makes everything appear even more covered in light, while that huge floral canvas adds a little bit of color with its red and green nuances.

27. King of the Jungle

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The jungle green in this room, backed by the chairs and pillows with animal imprints, turns this entire bedroom into a vacation spot. The safari-like feel is present throughout every detail, except for the polka dot painting that looks to enrich the color composition. Without it, you’d have the perfect wildlife imitation setup.

28. Whimsical Imbalance

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Despite the heavy elements on the right side of the image, there’s something very beautiful about this bedroom setup. The sleigh bed is a really playful touch, while the wooden construction gives it a traditional look. The low wall decorations on the wall beside the bed are looking to even the imbalance caused by the full shelves on the right.

29. Kissing the Frog

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Just picture your adorable baby wearing a frog onesie, giggling in the middle of this pen-style bed. There’s even a bunch of little stairs to imitate water lily leaves, but they can also double as shelves for toys until your little one is ready to use them. This really is a dreamy setup, too bad you don’t get to redecorate the child’s bedroom every year.

30. Mysterious Dreams

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Ready to get lost in another whimsical bedroom? Feast your eyes on a bed that lies underneath tree branches, with stars hanging from above, much to the delight of the sleeper. It’s like going to sleep and waking up inside the pages of a book, lost in nature, where everything is mysterious and unpredictable.

31. Story Corner

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Wallpaper with flowers, baby deer and owls, pale colors of wicker furniture and décor pieces, curtains that kiss the sun while trying to distract it away from the room… how is this for a story-time corner? The combination between neutral colors, the use of wood, and that ivory throw pillow is just out of this world!

32. Warm & Inviting

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Just look at the beauty of this bedroom that combines elements found across several cultures. With warm shades of orange, red, and brown, décor items and bedding accessories blend in together perfectly. This bedroom is clearly for homeowners with powerful personalities, who aren’t afraid to stand out of the crowd, be bold and different.

33. Let There Be Spring

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For flower and spring lovers, here’s a setup that invites warmth into your home no matter if it’s May or December. The green bed upholstery is in a powerful contrast with the red floral print, while the curtains play with spring’s colors, shades of orange, pink, and green. Needless to say, the lamp blends into the décor perfectly as well.

34. Sheltered Corner

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It’s amazing how the little details can turn a room into such an inviting fortress of solitude. The predominant colors are different shades of green and teal, with a throw pillow and bedding items that share playful circles in a symmetrical setup. And there’s that perfect sweet spot just under the windows, a refuge for sunny days.

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35. Destination: Sky

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For the little growing pilot, there’s this amazing Universe bedroom setup that look like something from a Richie Rich movie. The entire setup is like flying through the great unknown, under a sky full of stars. The walls resemble a city seen from above, with clouds that immerses you into a deeper state of trance.

36. Deep Blue Dreams

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Here’s one more idea for parents who want to bring the great outdoors into their child’s bedroom. Under a sky full of clouds, lies a beautiful cherry wooden floor, with dark wenge wooden furniture and a bunk bed. The entire view is like walking on a carpet of rusted fall maple leaves, while enjoying the cloudy sky.

37. Cozy & Rich

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Nothing fills the heart with warmth more than a fluffy whimsical child’s bedroom. The décor elements give you that warm fuzzy feeling that you get whenever you are tucked under a fleece blanket on a cold winter morning. Most of the items seem to be handmade, and feel soft and pleasant to the touch.

38. Castle-Style Elegance

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If you still haven’t found a whimsical bedroom design you like, how about one that looks like it’s hidden inside a castle? The large floor tiles are almost an invitation to dance. The silver mirror hung above the fireplace makes the bedroom look like a ballroom. The canopy bed features elegant posts made from white, almost shining wood.

39. Sunshine in Your Pocket

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I have to warn you: if you’re not a fan of yellow and roses, you should look away right now. But in terms of whimsical girl room, this setup is all about sunshine and flowers. The wallpaper features pink roses spread symmetrically on a yellow background. However, the read centerpiece is the pink makeup vanity. You just can’t look away!

40. Hansel & Gretel

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If it’s more natural elements you’re looking for, here’s a point of interest for you. This child’s bedroom features green and white wooden beds, with a vintage-style separating nightstand. The true eye-catcher is the wallpaper, which hosts different leafy and blossomed trees, as well as snails, birds, butterflies, and even a nest.

 

Bottom Line

When looking at these pictures, most of us get this craving of having access to unlimited renovation budgets, so that we can redecorate the bedroom every year. Choosing a favourite is extremely hard, but every example goes to show you that when it comes to decorating, you are only limited by your own imagination.
We’re not even going to ask which of these was your favourite, but we are curious to know if there’s any other whimsical bedroom idea or décor piece suggestion you have that we’ve somehow missed in this image round up.