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25 Lighting Ideas for Your Kids' Room

By: Katie Friedman and Amanda Lecky
July 30, 2021

Brighten the cutest space in the house with our favorite nightlights, neon signs, pendants and more.

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Photo: B. Pila Design Studio

Paper Lanterns

The right light fixture can help visually divide a large, shared bedroom, like this midcentury space by B. Pila Design Studio. The designers used inexpensive paper lanterns in a range of colors and sizes to section off the room and create a delightful focal point.

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Photo: J&J Design Group. From: J&J Design Group.

Fun Nighlights

Nightlights can comfort small children when they're tucked into bed and help keep the monsters away. Pinky the ghost from Pac-Man was the perfect choice for this '80s-themed bedroom by J&J Design Group.

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Photo: Francis Dzikowski. From: Tamara Eaton.

Bold Table Lamps

Accent lighting should make a bold impact. In this eclectic girls' room by designer Tara Eaton, the table lamp's "branches" and mustard yellow hue pop against the white walls and coordinate with the bedding.

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Drum Lights

Drum pendant lights are a great way to fill out a larger room and update the space for a teenager. Notice how designer Erinn Valencich went with a bright orange shade to tie the room's citrusy color palette together.

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