Fostering Imagination: Fantasy and Adventure-Themed Wallpapers

Written by Lee Orlian
Interior designer & co-founder of Teepee Joy.

Welcome to a world where your child’s bedroom walls are not just barriers but gateways to lands unknown, where dragons rule the skies, fairies dance in the moonlight, and pirates navigate the mystic seas. 

I’m Lee Orlian, an interior designer and founder of Teepee Joy, where we believe in the power of decor to spark imagination and bring joy to children’s lives.

Today, I’m excited to share how incorporating fantasy and adventure-themed wallpapers can transform your child’s room into a space that not only looks magical but also serves as a canvas for their wildest dreams and adventures.

In this guide, we will delve into the enchanting world of fantasy and adventure wallpapers, exploring how they can do more than just beautify a room—they can ignite your child’s imagination, support endless hours of creative play, and even inspire their learning journey.

Join me as we journey through selecting the perfect design from our stunning collection, understanding how to choose wallpapers that are not just visually appealing but also high in quality and safe for your little ones, and tips for bringing these magical scenes to life in your home.

Let’s open the door to endless possibilities and create spaces where our children can dream, explore, and grow.

Unlocking Worlds of Wonder: The Magic of Fantasy and Adventure Themes

Ahoy Sailor – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Every child dreams of exploring enchanted forests, discovering hidden treasures, and embarking on epic quests. 

These aren’t just flights of fancy; they’re the building blocks of creativity, learning, and personal growth.

As an interior designer specializing in creating captivating spaces for kids, I’ve seen firsthand how fantasy and adventure-themed wallpapers can turn a plain room into a boundless playground for the imagination.

Fueling Creativity with Every Glance

Imagine your child’s room adorned with wallpapers that tell stories of mythical creatures and legendary heroes. These visuals aren’t just decorations; they’re invitations to create, imagine, and dream.

When images of fantasy and adventure surround children, they’re inspired to craft their own stories, drawings, and games. 

This constant stimulation encourages a creative mindset, nurturing their ability to think outside the box and solve problems in innovative ways.

Supporting Play and Adventure

A child’s play is their way of understanding the world. With fantasy and adventure themes, the walls of their room can become the backdrop for countless adventures.

Whether they’re pretending to be knights on a quest or astronauts exploring outer space, thematic wallpapers serve as a visual stimulant that enriches their playtime.

This not only makes play more enjoyable but also more meaningful, helping children develop important social and cognitive skills through imaginative scenarios.

Encouraging Learning Through Imagination

Learning isn’t confined to textbooks and classrooms. A room themed with elements of fantasy and adventure can spark an interest in history, science, literature, and art.

For example, a wallpaper featuring dinosaurs might inspire a fascination with paleontology, while a fairy-tale castle could lead to an interest in medieval history. 

By surrounding children with imagery that piques their curiosity, we can motivate them to explore new subjects and discover their passions.

Embrace the opportunity to fill your child’s room with stories, adventures, and dreams. Let’s create a space that encourages them to explore, imagine, and grow every single day.

Step Into a World of Imagination: Our Enchanting Wallpaper Collection

Tropical Jungle – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Dive into our curated collection of wallpapers, where every pattern tells a story waiting to unfold in your child’s imagination. At Teepee Joy, we understand the transformative power of a well-designed space, especially for our little ones.

Our wallpapers are not just about adorning walls but about opening doorways to adventure, fantasy, and endless possibilities for creative storytelling.

A Kaleidoscope of Designs

Our collection boasts a wide variety of themes, each vibrant with color and brimming with personality. 

From the mystic allure of fairy-tale forests and the majestic roar of dinosaurs to the boundless reaches of outer space and the hidden depths of the ocean, there’s a world for every child to explore.

The vivid colors and playful patterns are designed to captivate and inspire, turning every room into a haven of imagination.

Quality That Tells a Story

Crafted with care and attention to detail, our wallpapers are more than just a backdrop. 

They are narratives woven into the very fabric of your child’s space. Made from high-quality, self-adhesive poly fabric for our peel and stick options, and durable non-woven material for traditional wallpapers, we offer a luxurious look and feel without compromising on convenience or safety.

Our wallpapers are ISO certified and PVC free, ensuring a safe environment for your family’s adventures.

Ease of Installation and Flexibility

We know that as parents, you value both beauty and practicality. That’s why we’ve designed our wallpapers to be as easy to install as they are enchanting.

Our peel and stick wallpapers are perfect for those who love to change things up or are in temporary spaces, allowing for an easy, damage-free removal. 

For a more permanent solution, our traditional wallpapers provide a durable finish ideal for creating lasting memories.

Furthermore, understanding the importance of consistency and precision in creating the perfect space, we offer detailed instructions and include a squeegee with your purchase to ensure a smooth installation process.

Our wallpapers are designed for easy cleaning with a damp cloth, making them not only beautiful but also practical for everyday life.

Safety and Sustainability

As parents ourselves, we prioritize your child’s safety and the sustainability of their environment. Our commitment to non-toxic materials means you can rest easy knowing your child’s room is not only inspiring but also healthy.

With our wallpapers, you’re not just choosing a design; you’re choosing peace of mind.

Transform your child’s room into a landscape of dreams and adventures with Teepee Joy’s enchanting wallpaper collection.

Let each wall tell a story, each corner spark an idea, and every day be an adventure.

Embarking on a Design Quest: Choosing the Perfect Wallpaper for Your Child's Room

Swirling Rings  – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

With so many captivating designs, selecting the perfect wallpaper can feel like an adventure in itself. 

It’s a delightful journey, one where you get to imagine the possibilities of each theme and how it might light up your child’s world.

At Teepee Joy, we’re here to guide you through this quest, ensuring that the choice you make not only brings joy and wonder to your child but also meets the highest standards of quality and safety.

Aligning with Interests and Dreams

The first step in this adventure is to consider your child’s interests, dreams, and the stories they love. Does your child dream of galloping across mystical landscapes with unicorns, exploring the vast reaches of space, or maybe discovering hidden underwater cities?

Our diverse collection has something for every young explorer, dreamer, and thinker. Choosing a wallpaper that reflects their passions is a wonderful way to validate their feelings and encourage their imagination.

Quality and Safety: The Cornerstones of Design

In the realm of children’s rooms, beauty is just one piece of the puzzle. The quality and safety of the materials used are paramount.

All our wallpapers are crafted from non-toxic, high-quality materials that are safe for children and easy to clean, ensuring that your child’s room is not only a place of adventure but also a healthy and sustainable environment.

Complementing the Room’s Theme

Our wallpapers are designed to be versatile, capable of complementing a wide range of room themes and decor styles.

Whether you’re creating a serene fairy-tale nook, a vibrant dinosaur park, or a sleek space station, our wallpapers can serve as the perfect backdrop, enhancing the room’s theme without overwhelming it.

Consider the existing colors and decor in your child’s room, and choose a wallpaper that harmonizes with them, creating a cohesive and inviting space.

The Joy of Personalization

At Teepee Joy, we understand that every child is unique, and so is their space. That’s why we offer customizable options to ensure that the wallpaper you choose fits your child’s room perfectly, both in style and size.

Our team is here to assist you in navigating these options, making sure that the final product is as unique as your child’s imagination.

Selecting the perfect wallpaper for your child’s room is a journey filled with potential and excitement. It’s an opportunity to bring their dreams to life, creating a space that inspires and nurtures them every day.

Setting Sail on Your Decor Journey: Calculating Your Wallpaper Needs

Tweethearts – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Embarking on your wallpaper journey? Let’s navigate the seas of measurement and ensure you have all you need for a smooth installation.

Transforming your child’s room with the magic of wallpaper is an exciting adventure, but before we set sail, one crucial step remains: calculating how much wallpaper you’ll need.

Fear not, for this task is simpler than it may seem, and I’m here to guide you through it, ensuring your journey is as smooth as a calm sea.

Measuring Your Canvas

First, let’s talk about measuring your wall space. Grab a tape measure, a notepad, and perhaps a little helper for an extra fun.

Measure the width and height of the walls you plan to cover in inches. If you’re covering multiple walls, be sure to measure each one individually as room dimensions can vary, even slightly.

Calculating Your Needs

Once you have your measurements, it’s time to do a bit of math, but don’t worry, it’s quite straightforward. Our wallpaper rolls come in a standard width of 24 inches and are available in lengths of 6, 8, 10, or 12 feet to accommodate different room sizes. 

To determine how many rolls you’ll need, follow these steps:

1. Measure the width of your wall in inches and add a couple of extra inches to account for any slight variations in wall width or potential trimming needs.

2. Divide this number by 24 (the width of the wallpaper roll in inches). This will give you the number of rolls needed to cover the width of your wall.

3. Round up to the nearest whole number to ensure you have enough wallpaper. It’s always better to have a little extra than to find yourself short.

Planning for Perfection

I recommend ordering an extra 10-15% of wallpaper to account for variations in wall height or width, as well as any mistakes that might occur during the installation process. 

It’s much like having a spare sail for an unexpected storm – better safe than sorry.

Additionally, slight color variations may exist between different batches of wallpaper, so ordering all your rolls at once ensures a consistent color throughout your space.

Custom Sizing Options

At Teepee Joy, we understand that every room is as unique as the little dreamer it belongs to. 

That’s why we offer custom sizing options for both width and length, ensuring that our wallpaper fits your space perfectly, no matter its dimensions.

Casting the Spell: Installation Tips for a Magical Transformation

Sparkly Stars – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Transforming your child’s room into a fantasy world should be as effortless as casting a spell. 

With the right wallpaper in hand, you’re just a few steps away from bringing those enchanting forests, mystical creatures, and distant galaxies to life right in your home.

Whether you choose the ease of peel and stick or the lasting charm of traditional wallpaper, here’s your guide to a smooth and magical installation process.

For the Peel and Stick Wizards

1. Prepare Your Canvas: Ensure your walls are clean, dry, and smooth. Peel and stick wallpaper adheres best to surfaces free of dust and texture.

2. Plan Your Design: Measure and mark where you want the wallpaper to go. It’s like drawing a map before setting sail on a grand adventure.

3. Peel the Backing: Start at the top, peeling away a small section of the backing. No need to rush—like any good spell, precision is key.

4. Stick and Smooth: Apply the wallpaper from the top down, smoothing out any bubbles with a squeegee or a soft cloth. Move slowly, letting the magic unfold.

5. Trim and Admire: Use a sharp blade to trim any excess wallpaper. Stand back and admire your handiwork—the realm of fantasy is now a reality in your child’s room.

For the Traditional Wallpaper Trailblazers

1.Wall Preparation: Just as with peel and stick, start with clean, dry walls. Apply a primer if you’re working with particularly absorbent or uneven surfaces.

2. Mix the Paste: Traditional wallpaper requires a little more alchemy. Mix your paste according to the manufacturer’s instructions, readying it for the magic to come.

3. Measure and Cut: Measure the height of your wall, adding a few inches for trimming. Cut your wallpaper strips accordingly, aligning patterns for a seamless look.

4. Apply the Paste: Use a roller or brush to apply paste evenly to the back of the wallpaper. For some, you may apply paste directly to the wall—it varies by the spell book, so consult your instructions.

5. Hang and Smooth: Carefully place your paper on the wall, starting from the top. Smooth downwards and outwards to avoid bubbles and creases. It’s like painting with dreams.

6. Trim and Behold: Trim the excess for a perfect fit. Step back and bask in the glory of your creation—a testament to your dedication and love.

The Ease of Peel and Stick

Our peel and stick option is a favorite among families for its ease and flexibility. 

Perfect for renters, temporary spaces, or those who love to change their decor with the seasons, it allows for a damage-free, easy-to-alter approach to decorating.

Gone are the days of commitment fears—with peel and stick, you can transform your child’s room as often as they change their favorite story.

No matter which path you choose, the journey to transforming your child’s space into a land of imagination and wonder is a rewarding one. 

With these simple steps, you’re well on your way to creating a room that not only sparks joy and creativity but also stands as a testament to the magical worlds you and your child can create together.


1. Can I order a wallpaper sample before making a full purchase?

Absolutely! We understand the importance of ensuring the wallpaper you choose is perfect for your space. That’s why we offer XL (24″x24″) wallpaper samples for a small fee.

This allows you to see and feel the quality of our products before committing to a full order. Samples can be ordered directly from each product listing on our website.

2. Is the peel and stick wallpaper easy to install and remove?

Yes, our peel and stick wallpaper is designed with ease and convenience in mind. It can be easily installed by peeling off the backing and applying it to the wall, smoothing out any bubbles along the way.

Removal is just as simple—peel it off without leaving any residue or damaging your walls. It’s an ideal option for renters, temporary spaces, or anyone who loves to update their decor frequently.

3. How do I measure my wall to determine how much wallpaper I need?

To calculate how many wallpaper rolls you need, measure the width of your wall in inches, then add a few extra inches to account for any variations or trimming needs.

Divide this number by 24 (the width of our wallpaper roll in inches) to determine the number of rolls needed. Always round up to the nearest whole number and consider ordering an extra 10-15% to ensure you have enough for a seamless installation.

4. Can the wallpaper be customized to fit my space?

Yes, we offer customization options for both the width and length of our wallpaper rolls to ensure they fit your space perfectly.

If you have specific requirements or need assistance with measurements, our team is here to help. Simply reach out to us, and we’ll work with you to create a wallpaper solution that meets your needs.

5. How do I clean the wallpaper, and is it durable?

Our wallpapers are designed to be both durable and easy to clean, ensuring they continue to brighten your child’s room for years to come.

For regular maintenance, simply wipe the wallpaper down with a damp cloth and a non-abrasive cleaner. This will keep the colors vibrant and the patterns sharp, just like the day they were installed.

These questions cover just a few of the considerations you might have as you embark on your wallpaper journey. If you have any more queries or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out.

We’re here to ensure your experience is as smooth and magical as the worlds you’re bringing to life in your child’s room


Final Thoughts and Next Steps

As we close the pages of our guide to creating a room filled with fantasy and adventure, I hope you feel inspired and equipped to embark on this transformative journey.

Transforming your child’s room with enchanting wallpaper is more than a design project; it’s an invitation to wonder, exploration, and endless imagination. 

It’s about creating a space where dreams feel at home and adventures are just a glance away.

At Teepee Joy, we’re passionate about bringing high-quality, imaginative decor into your family’s life, making each child’s room a nurturing ground for creativity and joy. 

Our journey together doesn’t have to end here.

Whether you’re ready to dive into our collection of fantasy and adventure-themed wallpapers or still have questions about creating the perfect space for your little one, we’re here to help.

Browse our enchanting wallpaper collection and let each design tell you its story. Consider ordering a sample to see and feel the magic firsthand. 

And if the sea of options feels overwhelming or if you’re seeking that perfect fit for your child’s unique space, don’t hesitate to reach out.

Schedule a Consultation

For personalized guidance, schedule a complimentary 15-minute video consultation with me. 

Together, we can explore your vision, answer your questions, and ensure you have everything you need for a magical transformation. 

From calculating the exact amount of wallpaper to selecting a theme that sparks joy in your child’s heart, I’m here to support you.

Your Next Step

The first step in this journey is just a click away.

Visit us at Teepee Joy to explore, dream, and find the perfect backdrop for your child’s next grand adventure. 

Whether through a swatch of whimsical wallpaper or a consultation filled with personalized advice, let’s make your child’s room a testament to the boundless possibilities of imagination.

Remember, creating a space that reflects your child’s dreams and adventures is one of the most beautiful gifts you can offer. 

It’s not just about decor; it’s about crafting a world where they feel loved, inspired, and ready to explore. Let’s embark on this journey together, transforming spaces into sanctuaries of imagination and joy.