It has been two years since I shared my daughter’s toddler girl room, and it was time to give this space a makeover on a budget. My goal: to elevate this girls bedroom and give it a designer look with block print bedding, pink velvet curtains, vintage artwork, and cottage decor. The space already had some elements that I loved such as neutral floral wallpaper and an upholstered bed. Finally, we needed to rearrange the furniture to make space for a large wooden dollhouse (thanks Santa!) and swap out the glider for a cozy reading chair. If you are looking for cozy girls bedroom ideas, I hope you find this post inspiring!
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Cozy Girls Room Bedding and Pillows
To start this room refresh, I ordered a pink block print quilt for a cottage aesthetic. It pairs so well with the other muted pink bedding my daughter already had. Here are similar girls bedroom ideas for bedding: floral quilt, mauve pillows, floral pillow, pink blanket.
We already had the upholstered bed (cream, size full) and I highly recommend it for kids learning to sleep in a big kid bed. It is low to the ground and the headboard is soft!
Pink Velvet Curtains for a Girls Bedroom
Secondly for girls bedroom ideas, pink velvet curtains are the perfect way to make a statement, on a budget! Previously we had white curtains which were okay, but not very cozy. Velvet curtains add so much visual warmth to the space, and the color (wild rose) is my favorite shade of pink.
I chose 96″ length curtains and hung the rod extra high and wide to make our eight foot ceilings appear taller. Check out additional velvet curtain colors!
Vintage Inspired Wall Art
Using vintage artwork in a kids room is a great way to elevate the space and make it feel classic but whimsical at the same time. I had this Sunrise By the Sea I vintage landscape printed and framed by Frame It Easy (26×11, gold Granby).
Finally, I recently worked with Collection Prints on Instagram to add their Foraged Flowers still life print over my daughter’s IKEA dresser. The muted green and and neutrals are just perfect! This is a 20×30 floating canvas with a natural frame.
Botanical Girls Bedroom Wallpaper
Next up for girls bedroom ideas: create an accent wall with wallpaper! I installed this peel and stick fern leaves wallpaper two years ago and it makes a basic bedroom feel unique. I especially love the minimalist pattern and neutral colors. For the colors, I ordered a custom color way: white leaves and a “mist” background.
Aesthetic Styled Book Ledges
Is there anything more cozy than a library? I love using IKEA book ledges (similar from Amazon) in kids bedrooms because they are both functional and decorative, and add a cozy vibe. It is also fun to swap out the books seasonally. Here I used kids books with a pastel color scheme.
Girls Bedroom Cozy Reading Chair
I also swapped out the glider for the Berea slouchy lounge chair from Target in textured mushroom. We have the same chairs in white in our living room. The chair is big enough for us to sit next to each other and read books at bedtime!
Side note: the scalloped side table was from Target several years ago but sadly no longer available. Here is a similar option!
Faux Flowering Cherry Blossom Tree
If you saw my design plan for this cozy girls bedroom, you’ll know that I had picked out a different artificial tree, but my daughter wanted pink 😉 I can’t blame her and think this 6 ft cherry blossom tree looks pretty cute!
Check out my recent roundup of faux flowering trees for more girls bedroom ideas!
Natural Rattan Doll Crib
Every time I share this rattan doll crib on Instagram I receive questions about it. I will admit that it was a splurge–I got it for Ladybug a few Christmases ago. Although they are an investment, natural rattan toys and decor can be a great choice. They are made of a sustainable material and add an organic vibe. Perfect for a cozy girls bedroom!
Whimsical Wooden Dollhouse
Speaking of Christmas, Ladybug just received this large wooden dollhouse and we had to find a home for it! Her cube organizer was here, but we moved it into the closet. I know she will enjoy the dollhouse for years to come, and bonus: it is it is adorable decor for a kids bedroom.
Note that I cleaned the dollhouse for photos, but it is typically home to about fifteen Barbies who enjoy partying in the pool, elevator, and various rooms at all hours of the day and night, lol!
Cozy Girls Bedroom Styling Ideas
In conclusion, here is a summary of my favorite girls bedroom ideas!
- Layer bedding and pillows. Mix patterns for a designer look.
- Hang curtains high and wide to make ceilings look taller.
- Incorporate vintage art for a classic look.
- Create an accent wall with wallpaper or wall molding.
- Style book ledges with your favorite kids books.
- Set up a reading nook with a cozy chair and side table.
- Include an artificial tree or faux stems for an organic vibe.
- Use favorite toys such as a dollhouse as decor.
I hope you found this post inspiring if you are designing a cozy girls bedroom. Check out my primary bathroom makeover for more muted pink vibes! As always, leave any questions you may have below.