Finn’s Surf & Skate Room — Kids Room Tour

Mom Simone worked together with her twelve-year-old son to create a space that is reflective of his personality and interests. Readers, you can see more of Simone by visiting her blog, Honey Fizz or by following her on Instagram. It’s his own space in the house away from younger brothers, to hang out with his friends, play xbox, read and draw. What was the biggest challenge decorating this room?Compromising between my taste and Finn’s vision for his room. Finn loves his room and keeps it tidy and in order. The peace sign light is also a stand out piece. I feel that a child takes more pride and keeps their room tidy if they feel they had a say in how it came together. At Finn’s age and older, it’s really important to compromise and work together to create a space you are both happy with. Open Slideshow

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How would you describe the look and feel of this room?A definite surf and skate vibe. Perhaps more importantly, what does your child think about the room? What a great way to let the room grow with your child! I love the genius idea of creating a clipboard wall to display your kids’ favorite artwork, whether it be their own creations, favorite magazine clippings, or posters. Luckily we’re both happy with how it turned out. Open Slideshow

What do your friends say about the room?They love the clipboards as a display, the bookcase for lots of storage and the bed linen and rug for the pop of color and pattern. More money to knock down walls and extend! What is your favorite piece or element?I love the clipboards that display his pages from surf magazines. Name: Finn (12)Location: Sydney, AustraliaRoom Size: 4m x 3m

I’ve been talking a lot lately about creating kids’ spaces that make both the grown ups and the kids happy, and Finn’s room may be the perfect example of just such space. Do you have any advice for parents creating a room for their child? More space for all of the boys rooms would be fantastic. He had quite strong views on how he wanted his room to look.

Updated: 06.12.2014 — 19:43