A room where kids are being active—playing, studying, socializing—deserves a design that’s just as lively. Known to evoke joy and energy, warm colors, particularly citrus-minded hues like Meyer lemon yellow, grapefruit pink, and clementine orange, can instantly revive a space.

The key to decorating with multiples is gravitating toward slightly toned-down shades; the more saturated a color, the more intense it will be. (Though red is a nice accent, it can be too stimulating as a focal point in a child’s room. There is, however, no need to be shy with salmon, a derivative of red, and other muted versions of brights.) To create a soothing environment, allow a group of hanging prints that incorporates several warm colors, like the option below, serve as the foundation—and let the rest unfold from there.

Fruity Set of 3 by Drew Barrymore Flower Kids, Walmart ($124)
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This sweet set of framed art prints runs the gamut of warm colors—easy inspiration for the rest of the room’s furniture and decor. 

2-Piece Folding Storage Bin Set by RiverRidge, Walmart ($12)
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Use this collapsible-but-durable bin as a catchall for miscellaneous kid clutter. Line a few up in a row and your smart storage solution will double as a style moment. 

Reversible Multi-Color Quilt Set by Heritage Club, Walmart ($25)
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It’s impossible to go wrong with a subtle floral print. This quilt comes in a lively salmon, but not so much that it will interfere with bedtime. 

Bedside Lamp by Simple Designs, Walmart ($18)
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Just their size, this mini lamp is perfectly proportioned for kids. It’s also a great way to bring red into your design—though just a pop, it will have a big impact.

Lion Bookcase by Drew Barrymore Flower Kids, Walmart ($221)
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As far as bookshelves go, it doesn’t get more fun than this seated-lion version. As far as practicality goes, its five shelves can fit all their favorite bedtime reads. A win-win!

Strawberry Wave 36″ Ledge Shelf by Drew Barrymore Flower Kids, Walmart ($28)
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Wall shelves are a great place to display art and treasured items. These wood ledges come in a rainbow of hues, but strawberry, apricot, and pineapple are the warm-color trifecta.

Modern Trellis Rug by Well Woven, Walmart ($32)
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A Moroccan trellis rug parents and kids will love—the former for its sophisticated look, the latter for its large-scale geometric pattern.  

Plastic Stackable School Chair by Flash Furniture, Walmart ($20)
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Easily stackable and designed with good posture in mind, these melon-colored chairs are just the right fit for school and play.

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