Are you looking to decorate a kid’s bedroom or nursery? Get ready to have some fun! Everything serious can be set aside. Instead, put up a poster of a socked foot showcasing chubby toes — or get super silly with a pair of fish donning berets. These are just some of the whimsical pieces of wall art on this list. We’re showing you 10 of our favourite nursery and kids’ wall art finds in Canada. Think colour and creativity, or when in doubt, frame a piece by your own petite Picasso. There are no rules!
Fin-tastic in French
This limited-edition French fish duo, conceived by Morgan Kendall, showcases the moustached fin-tastic pair wearing berets. Adorable, hilarious and this piece of wall art brings a bright jolt of colour to a child’s space!
French Fish by Morgan Kendall, Limited Edition. Minted, from $45.
For Your Mini Elsa
Personalize your kid’s space with enchanting Disney Elsa wall art from Frozen. Got twins? Put up a name tag over each kid’s bed for extra cute fun. P.S. Minted makes tons of Disney and Pixar pieces.
Disney Elsa’s Magic by Lori Wemple. Minted, from $24.
This multi-hued dragonfly offers an unflappably joyful moment on a wall. Plus, the 3D art piece requires assembly, creating a focused diversion for the kid in your life.
The great thing about this acrylic wall piece is that it doubles as art and storage. Your child will love watching the tangle of colourful cars pile up — or fill it with anything you’d like.
Acrylic Wall Toy Dispenser. Pottery Barn Kids, $149,
Just what tall tales are these beautiful creatures telling each other? Your child will be drawn to this pair of in-convo giraffes on a teal background designed by the artist Sarah Corynen. The colourful canvas is framed in linden wood and makes a great addition to a nursery or playroom.
Funny Giraffes Art Print by Artist Sarah Corynen. Simons, $198.
Pom-poms spring up from the patterned head of this friendly stuffed toucan that sports a comically oversized beak. This bird adds a zippy touch to a nursery or older kid’s bedroom.
Curious Toucan Head Wall Decor. Crate & Barrel, $89.
A bright palette of felt wool ABCs are framed in wood in this charming piece. The letters have a vintage vibe and hues that work beautifully against the blue wall.
Misha and Puff Felt Wall Art, Multi, 17×24. West Elm, $194.
Basketball fan in the house? This whimsical, socked and sandalled illustration by artist and textile designer Léa Mary is exactly the wall adornment you’ve been trying to find for your kid’s bedro. It’s printed on eco paper and is great for big and little kids alike!
Taxi Brousse Basket Poster. Smallable, $54.
Paris is Always a Good Idea
This cheery wall art needs to be coaxed to life. Lay the roll of paper on the floor, or affix it to the wall, and get the kids to slowly colour in the Parisian landscape. What fun!
OMY XXL Roll Colouring Poster Paris. Advice From A Caterpillar, $46.
Illustrations from famous children’s books are a sure way to get your kids reading. Here’s Alice and crew readying for a whimsical tea party. Created from an original gouache painting, with various sizes available, the print brings a sense of wonderment to a wall.
Tea Party Art Print. Rifle Paper Co., $30.
This is a Stick Up
What’s better than a pink peel-and-stick cloud raining down bubbled drops? A few things, actually: the candy-coloured decals come in different colour ways, and they’re free of yucky chemicals. Let it rain!
Il Pleut il mouille wall stickers, 13-piece set. Meraki. Simons, $128.
Create a Collage
Gallery-style pieces draw the eye to create a focal wall. The one in this arrangement that pulls in the viewer is showcasing alluring smudged green shapes. The piece is by Renske Herder, a multidisciplinary artist based in the Caribbean.
Renske Herder / Italy Dots 11. Tacit, rom $58.