Storybook Room

Draw inspiration from a classic. Dr Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat is full of simple bright colours, quirky shapes and unexpected combinations of the sensible and surreal, making it an ideal place to begin decorating your child’s room.

text by Kate fenwick

A. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss
Possibly one of the most popular Dr Seuss titles of all time. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss, US$8.99, Amazon

B. Fun-in-a-chair
A kid sized seated desk with a pull-out drawer, so you can hide mess. Treasure Drawer Desk, Casa Kids, US$199, Sparkability

C. Tumbling furniture
Here’s a fish who’s ready to have some fun! Roll and tumble on firm, foam furniture that won’t damage the house. 3-layer fish, bObles, US$49, Sparkability

D. Lamp with dots
A stylish dot pattern will dress-up any room. Red Spot lamp, Twink Lamp, US$56, Giggle

E. The mat
Run rings around your room with this handmade, Tibetan wool rug. Blue Rink by Kim Parker, POA, The Rug Company

F. Two things
Take a lesson in fractions and explore how ‘two things’ can come out of one box. Exploring Fractions Puzzle, Kid O, US$19, Kid O

G. Clean Cat
Dirt-repellant fabric makes this bean bag easy to spruce up after spills. It’s bright cover is fully machine-washable. Happy Cat Bean Bag, Vessel, US$249, Vessel

H. Sleep in
Snuggle under a dynamic, lightning bolt quilt cover. Action Bed Set, Kideko, AUD$125, Kideko

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