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DIY decorations for your child’s room

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Bond over your kid's room decor

Decorating your children's rooms can be a super fun task — especially when you involve your kids. Get out our your craft supplies and prepare for a fun way to connect with your kids.

Toilet paper roll art

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Just a Girl

What kid doesn't love playing with the empty toilet paper and paper towel rolls? We just love this classy wall hanging by Just a Girl — but you could totally add some color to it to brighten it up for a kid's room. And the estimated cost for this cool work of art? $15 — you can't beat that or the fun time you'll have making it with your child.

Thread art

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Gretchen Gretchen

Kreetta of Gretchen Gretchen created this clever wall art to disguise imperfections on a wall. But your kids will love the cool and original designs they can make with little more than just some thread. Let your child choose the colors he wants to make his wall one-of-a-kind.

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Paper lanterns with stickers

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Learn with Play at Home

We can't think of a more fun (not to mention totally bargain-friendly) way to brighten up a child's room than with these fun paper lanterns from Learn with Play at Home, which come in just about any color you can imagine at your local party store (or online). Let your kids go nuts adding circle stickers and — voilà — cute and fun decor on the cheap. You could even take it to the next level by letting them glue puff balls on the lanterns, too.

Mini wall art from shoe boxes

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Creme de la Craft

Seriously, how clever is Creme de la Craft blogger Natalie, who made this fancy wall art out of — you guessed it — shoe boxes and re-purposed paper (even pages torn out of old magazines. (We're guessing you have a few of those lying around the house already.) With a few materials and with just a few simple instructions, you and your child can make your own version of this clever wall decor.

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Fabric silhouettes

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: I Can Find the Time

Can you believe these fancy silhouette wall hangings can be accomplished in your own home with just five basic materials? Find out how over at I Can Find the Time.

Paper cranes mobile

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Mum in the Making

If your child is into birds or paper folding art like origami, this is the perfect craft-turned-kids'-room-decor. Click here to find out how Mum in the Making made it.

Glitter animal canvases

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Papery & Cakery

For your animal-loving child, these glitter animal canvases by Papery & Cakery are fun to make and display. Go for bold and bright colors or even a monochromatic theme.

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Upcycled pocket wall hanging

Bond over your kid's room decor

Photo credit: Cloth Paper Scissors

We love this upcycled project by Cloth Paper Scissors that uses old denim jean pockets to create a fun wall decor. Little ones who love to collect little trinkets will love this special place to keep them safe.

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