20 Toddler Girl Bedroom Ideas Including Small Room, Budget Friendly And More

Bob Thomas


In the world of a toddler, imagination knows no bounds.

Every corner of their room becomes a canvas for dreams, adventures, and fairytales. 

As they transition from a baby’s nursery to a space of their own, a toddler girl’s bedroom should capture the essence of her budding personality, offering both comfort and stimulation. 

Drawing upon the vibrant hues of childhood and the softness of a bedtime lullaby, these 20 bedroom ideas are designed to inspire and enchant.

As we delve into this realm of pastels, patterns, and playful motifs, let’s embark on a journey to create a magical haven for your little one.

1. Whimsical Wall Murals

Castle wall mural in toddler girl bedroom

Use wall decals or murals of fairytales, animals, or magical landscapes to instantly transform the room. They’re budget-friendly and can be changed as she grows.

2. Multi-functional Furniture

loft beds with play areas  and storage underneath in toddler girls bedroom

Invest in furniture like loft beds with play areas or storage underneath—ideal for smaller spaces.

3. Tent or Teepee Corner

 Teepee in  Corner of toddler girls room with fairy lights and other decor

Create a cozy reading or play nook with a teepee or play tent. Add cushions and fairy lights for added magic.

4. Pastel Palettes

 soft pastel lavender walls in a toddler girls bedroom

Opt for soft pastel hues like lavender, mint, or blush pink which are timeless and create a soothing atmosphere.

5. Themed Bed Frames

Bed frame shaped like a carriage in pink in a toddler girls bedroom

Bed frames shaped like carriages, houses, or even animals can make bedtime fun.

6. DIY Art Stations

a simple art station with easels and chalkboard with green walls in a toddler girls bedroom

Create a simple art station with easels, chalkboards, or magnetic boards for endless creativity.

7. Vertical Storage

wall-mounted baskets  storing toys and books in a toddler girls room

Utilize wall-mounted baskets or shelves to store toys and books, saving floor space.

8. Floor Cushions

Loads of Floor Cushions in a girl todders room with white walls

For a budget-friendly seating option, introduce large floor cushions or bean bags.

9. Glow-in-the-Dark Ceiling

glow-in-the-dark stars and planets on the ceiling in a toddler girls bedroom

Stick glow-in-the-dark stars and planets on the ceiling to create a night-time wonderland, or paint stars and plants on instead an using ambient lighting to create a stary sky like look. 

10. Repurpose and Upcycle

an old drawer painted in pink to match the walls in a toddler girl bedroom

Transform old furniture with a fresh coat of paint or new knobs to match the room’s theme.

11. Interactive Play Walls

Interactive Play Walls made from felt material in a toddler girls bedroom

Create a play wall with tactile materials like felt or magnetic pieces, offering endless rearranging possibilities.

12. Under-Bed Storage

 rolling bins under bed in pink color in toddler girl bedroom

Use rolling bins or baskets under the bed to store toys and clothes, ideal for small rooms.

13. Personalized Name Art

decorative letters name art on wall in toddler girl bedroom

Hang or paint her name on the wall using vibrant colors or decorative letters.

14. Budget Wall Art

affordable print on wall showing unicorn in toddler girl bedroom

Frame her artwork or use affordable prints to decorate walls.

15. Play Mats

Forest themed playmat in toddler girl bedroom

Introduce themed play mats which can be rolled up when not in use.

16. Room Dividers

Room Dividers in toddler girl bedroom

In a shared space, use bookshelves or decorative dividers to give her a sense of her own area.

17. Floating Bookshelves

Floating Bookshelves in toddler girl bedroom

Display her favorite books on wall-mounted racks, saving space and encouraging reading.

18. Soft Lighting

fairy lights on walls in toddler girl bedroom

Use fairy lights, lanterns, or themed night lamps to create a soft ambiance.

19. Dress-up Corner

a corner with hooks and a mirror with dress up clothes in toddler girl is bedroom

Designate a corner with hooks and a mirror for her costumes and dress-up clothes.

20. DIY Canopy

DIY Canopy pink princess like look in girl toddler bedroom

Create a simple canopy over her bed using tulle or other lightweight fabric for a princess-like feel without the cost.

Layout and Furniture for Small Toddler Girl Bedrooms

Maximizing floor space is key in a pint-sized bedroom.

Opt for furniture that multitasks, and design a smart layout suited for play and sleep. Consider these tips:

  • Place the bed centrally or in a corner. Add guardrails for safety.
  • Choose a space-saving bunk or loft bed to allow room underneath for play.
  • Use under-bed storage bins and hanging organizers to tidy toys.
  • Opt for a daybed for naps that converts to a sofa, or a toddler bed that transitions to a larger size.
  • Include a play table with storage bins rather than a bulky playset.
  • Use floating shelves rather than a dresser to save floorspace.

Pro Tip: Dual purpose furniture like storage ottomans, folding tables and convertible chair beds help maximize every inch.

Budget Friendly Toddler Girl Bedroom Design

Creating a special space doesn’t have to break the bank. Try these money-saving tips:

  • Add a fresh coat of paint in your daughter’s favorite hue for instant transformation.
  • Seek out thrift store finds like frames and decorative accents to upcycle.
  • Make your own easy no-sew pillows, art prints and wall decorations.
  • Use removable wall decals and contact paper to add pattern and color.
  • See if any friends or family have bedroom furniture hand-me-downs to pass along.
  • Scan sale sites for deals on lighting, rugs, bedding and accessories.
  • Mix in a few new key pieces with existing furniture and décor.

Pro Tip: When selecting new items, favor quality construction and durable fabrics that will withstand a toddler’s play.

By combining sweet motifs, smart spatial planning and budget buys you can design an inspired bedroom perfect for your tiny tot.

With safety and imagination as top priorities, let your little girl’s creativity shine in her own special space.

Personal Experience

Back in my days as an active painter and interior decorator, I had an assignment that required a touch of creativity.

Instead of opting for wallpaper, I decided to experiment with wall stencils. I chose a delicate butterfly and bird motif, and with careful strokes, transformed a mundane wall into a lively canvas.

The homeowner was ecstatic, and I was reminded of the wonders a simple stencil and some paint could achieve.

It was not only budget-friendly but also added a deeply personalized essence to the room.

This project remains etched in my memory, a testament to the power of creativity in our field.


As we’ve journeyed through the enchanting world of toddler bedroom ideas for girls, it’s evident that each design choice, from the softest blanket to the brightest wall color, plays a role in nurturing her imagination.

Crafting a space that resonates with her and fuels her adventures is a gift that she’ll cherish through the years.

While the ideas we’ve explored offer a starting point, remember that the most magical touch will always be the love and thoughtfulness you infuse into her room. 

About the author 

Bob Thomas

A fully certified interior decorator and house painter , Bob Thomas brings immense expertise and knowledge amassed from many years of hands-on experience with residential, commercial and specialty painting and decorating projects of all sizes and scopes.

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