How do you decorate when a boy and a girl share a bedroom? Easy. Go to Target! The bedding and decor by Pillowfort at Target has all the right stuff to pull together a shared bedroom!
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I don’t know if I can say that we made our last trip to my parent’s beach house for “the season,” since it is mid-November, but I can say that we will not be heading back until May! During this trip we finally were able to set up the bedding in the kids shared bedroom. I was so excited to get down to the shore just so I could see how cute their new bedding sets from Target look on their white bunkbeds!
My son and daughter WILL share a room at the beach house. This past summer, since my daughter was five months at the start of the summer, we did not put her in with her brother. She got to sleep in a pack-n-play, and get up super early! Yay.
I just couldn’t handle having them in the same room and risk her waking her brother up at 5:00 a.m. every morning! Ugh. For some reason, my kids wake up even earlier at the beach!
Next summer, they will definitely be sharing the room and will hopefully sleep past the sun rising, but we will just have to wait and see.
The room has a set of white bunk beds, a dark wooden crib, and an antique dark wooden dresser. My daughter will be in the crib and my son will be sleeping in the bottom bunk of the bunk beds. Right now we call it his room, and I’m wondering how he will feel when his sister starts shacking up with him!? Recently he has been rather possessive of his things and frustrated with her, so I’m glad that we have a few months for everyone to mature!
And if all else fails, at least they will have adorable bedding for their shared room! 😉
I knew that I wanted navy as the main color in the room. From there I started looking for colors that blended well with navy, that would make it a little less masculine. I thought about pink, kelly green, and yellow, but none of them were working for me. Don’t get me wrong, I love navy with all of those colors, but I just wasn’t feeling it for their beach house room.
My plan was to match the bedding on the bunk beds. Meaning, both beds would have the exact same sheets, shams, quilts, pillows, etc. Or so I thought…
I was in Target a few weeks ago, and I saw the Pillowfort section in the store. Warning: DO NOT go into that section unless you are prepared to buy something!
I saw the shark sheets first, and thought they’d be awesome for the beach house, since they are “sea” themed! I loved them for my son’s bed. I didn’t see anything that was equivalent for a girl’s bed right away, but then in the back corner was the mermaid collection! I swear there was a light shining down on it.
Ah!!! It’s so stinking cute.
At that point, I decided to get two completely different bedding sets, but let the theme tie them together! And both bedding sets have a seafoam blue/green color in them and that helps to make the beds cohesive.
Even better, all of the pieces were on sale! (Depending on the date, they still might be!)
I couldn’t resist a few other things! These little Pillowfort play tents go with their shared room decor as well! Everyone needs their own play house, right? You can get 15% off right now with their Veterans Day sale! Just click on the picture to take advantage of this deal!
This little octopus matches my son’s room at home, so he came home with us as a little treat. I thought it might be cute to put him on my son’s bed during the summer. I got the flamingo sheets just in case we needed an extra pair!
Here are few ideas that I’m storing away for the future, as the room comes together!
This rug may not be from Target, but I’ve been looking at it for a while now. This 8.5×11 catamaran coral and white striped rug is from the Annie Selke Outlet. It is $344 compared to the original $574!
Here is a navy and white rug from Target that could also work.
I’m looking forward to summer already! Besides the warm weather, I can’t wait to put tother the rest of the room!
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