My boy’s room styling with a comic book cushion from Coconutgrass

Kapow cushion from Coconutgrass

Kapow cushion from Coconutgrass

If I were to try to pinpoint a theme for my son’s room, it would probably be a mixture of superhero meets cuddly toy overload, with a lot of homemade craft creations, self-painted pottery and fancy dress.

So you’re telling me that’s not really a theme? Oh. Well it kind of follows the decor of the rest of our house as we’ve stuck to fresh white walls with framed prints and bright accessories to add personality. Sam has quite a loud personality and I try to let him put his stamp on his part of the house without interfering too much. Saying that, I draw the line at the Mario wallpaper he’s planning for his new room when we move.

Parts of the room have grown with him; the world map wall stickers and clocks we bought from Habitat when he was one, and still look good six years later. The decals even survived being peeled off the wall of his old room and moved into this one when Florence came along. It’s quite easy to do actually and you’d never know – if you ever need to do this, just make sure you have plenty of baking paper handy to lay the stickers on while in transit.

Sam's room

Kapow fusion on bed with pinboard

Other parts of his room are new additions; the latest being this pop art style ‘Kapow’ cushion from Coconutgrass. He has several bright cushions on his bed – brilliant for me to lean on while we’re reading at night – and this one is his new favourite.

It’s made from a really nice, heavy cotton and brings a bit of superhero action into the room without having to go all-out for a comic book theme. The cushions cost £14.95 and also come with words like ‘pop’, ‘blast’ and ‘pow’ if you wanted to build up a collection.


Kapow cushion in boy's room

We have a small clothes rail in the corner of the room, which mainly houses Sam’s fancy dress collection but more recently I’ve been trying out hanging his school clothes on there for the next day, to try to be a bit more organised. The only problem comes when he ‘accidentally’ puts on his cat costume on a Monday morning, something which has happened on more than one occasion! The cat is by far the outfit of choice, closely followed by Darth Vader and the very well-worn Dracula.

Have you noticed the photo of the homemade C-3P0? This little creation was put together the other night in the ten minutes that he waited in bed while I tucked his sister in. Sam quite often goes up to his room with a stash of cardboard, scissors and sellotape and although it can often be at inappropriate times, I have to laugh when I see what he comes up with. There’s something about this guy’s face, don’t you think?

I have a ‘Kapow’ cushion to give away from the lovely folk at Coconutgrass, so if you’d like to be in with a chance just enter using the form below. It only takes a minute!

x Julia

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    Louise | Squished Blueberries
    May 20, 2016 at 7:03 am

    I love his bedroom! It’s lovely and bright and colourful and it reflects all his interests which is perfect. I love how he accidently puts his cat costume on instead of his school uniform! Yesterday we went through three dresses for each of the girls before they settled on one which was ‘spinny’ enough.
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    Tracey Williams
    May 20, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    I love that his bedroom totally reflects his personality, and how ace is the C-P30 he made in 10 minutes. You can tell the cushion is really good quality, and really suits his bedroom. Off to enter the competition as I am sure my teenager would love a cushion like this x
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    May 20, 2016 at 10:26 pm

    Loving those cushions!!!!
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    Caro | The Twinkle Diaries
    May 30, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Ohmyword!! I LOVE how ‘crafty’ he is!! He’s properly Blue Peter isn’t he? What an amazing little C3PO!!!! Such a clever boy!! I love his room — I love the fact that it’s not too themed. And I love the cushions too. Wish I could think of somewhere I could put them in our house!! Thanks so much for linking up with us gorgeous! Caro xx #HomeEtc
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    May 30, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    He is so cool 🙂 Love his bedroom and everything in it. That cushion is amazing, and so colourful. Perfect for cool kids. Thanks so much for linking up, love Jess xx

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