Wallpaper Ideas for Shared Sibling Rooms

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

Stepping into the world of shared sibling rooms opens up a canvas of creative possibilities.

 It’s an opportunity to blend distinct personalities and tastes into a single, harmonious living space that every child can call their own.

Hi, I’m Lee Orlian, and I’m here to walk you through the enchanting journey of selecting the perfect wallpaper. 

This isn’t just about finding a design that appeals to the eye; it’s about creating a backdrop that celebrates your children’s unique differences while knitting them closer together in shared fondness and imagination.

Let’s explore together how the right wallpaper can transform a shared sibling room into a nurturing sanctuary, rich with unity and bursting with creative energy, where every child feels valued and connected.

Understanding Shared Spaces

Secret Forest – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Navigating the dynamics of shared sibling rooms offers a unique canvas for creative expression, where the individuality of each child can shine through in harmony.

 It’s a delicate balance, blending different personalities and interests into a cohesive design that speaks to each child while fostering a sense of belonging and togetherness.

Creating a space that equally reflects the personalities and interests of each child, while maintaining a unified look, is both an art and a science.

 It’s about finding common ground in color schemes, themes, and patterns that resonate with all occupants, without diminishing their individual tastes.

The goal is to craft an environment where each child feels represented and valued, a place where shared stories and individual dreams coexist beautifully.

Wallpaper plays a pivotal role in this process, acting as a backdrop that ties these diverse elements together. 

Whether you opt for subtle patterns that serve as a neutral ground or bold designs that encapsulate shared interests, the key is to weave a visual narrative that embraces both unity and individuality.

This thoughtful approach ensures that a shared sibling room becomes more than just a space to sleep; it transforms into a vibrant setting for growth, play, and imagination, where every child feels at home.

Selecting the Right Wallpaper

Em-BEARace – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Step into the magical world of wallpapers, where every roll unfurls endless possibilities for shared sibling rooms.

Here, designs that cater to the whims of imagination meet the art of cohesive interior design, ensuring that every child’s fantasy finds a place on the walls of their shared sanctuary.

Choosing the right wallpaper for a shared room is about striking the perfect balance between individual preference and collective harmony. 

It’s about selecting patterns or themes versatile enough to charm both younger and older siblings, crafting a space that’s both inclusive and inspiring.

Whether your children dream of starlit skies, enchanted forests, or whimsical patterns that speak in the soft language of color and shape, our wide range of designs offers something special for everyone.

Consider wallpapers that serve as a canvas for creativity and growth. Themes that tell a story or patterns that spark curiosity can transform a room into a dynamic space conducive to play, learning, and rest. 

For instance, a wallpaper that features a world map can inspire discussions about geography and culture, appealing to a broad age range while fostering a shared sense of adventure.

In selecting wallpaper, think about the longevity of the design and its ability to grow with your children. Opt for themes that won’t be outgrown too quickly but still capture the essence of childhood wonder.

Our collection is curated with these considerations in mind, ensuring that you can create a cohesive, enchanting space where every child feels their individuality is celebrated, and their bond is strengthened.

Creative Solutions for Individual Expression

Play Ball – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

It’s not just about covering walls; it’s about creating individual corners of the world where each sibling can see their own reflection amidst a shared environment.

One imaginative approach is utilizing different wallpapers on opposite walls, offering a visual divide that honors the distinct tastes of each child while maintaining a cohesive room aesthetic.

This method allows siblings to express their individuality boldly and vibrantly, without stepping on each other’s toes.

Alternatively, dedicating a feature wall to each child presents an opportunity to spotlight their interests and preferences in a way that’s uniquely theirs.

Whether it’s a wall of dinosaurs poised for adventure or a serene landscape of magical forests, these feature walls serve as a canvas for imagination and personal identity.

 For those seeking a more subtle approach, selecting complementary patterns that together tell a story can be exceptionally rewarding.

This strategy involves choosing wallpapers that, while distinct, share a common color palette or thematic element, weaving a tapestry of shared stories and individual journeys.

 Through these creative solutions, wallpaper transcends its traditional role, acting as a bridge between shared spaces and personal sanctuaries.

It’s about turning a room into a gallery of personal expression and collective harmony, where every child’s individuality is not just respected but celebrated.

Practical Tips for Measuring and Ordering

Fintastic – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Embarking on the journey to transform a shared sibling room with wallpaper should be an exciting adventure, not a daunting task.

Let me simplify the process for you with some straightforward tips, ensuring that you get the perfect fit and look for your special space.

First, arm yourself with a tape measure, a notepad, and perhaps a calculator. You’re about to become the expert of your room’s dimensions. Start by measuring the width and height of each wall you plan to wallpaper.

It’s important to measure from corner to corner for the width and from floor to ceiling for the height in inches, capturing the full scope of your canvas.

Next, calculate the total width of the walls by adding up the measurements for each wall.

With this number in hand, you can determine how many rolls you’ll need. Since our wallpaper rolls come in 24-inch widths, divide the total width of your walls by 24 to find out how many rolls you require, rounding up to ensure you have enough.

And here’s a designer tip: always order a little extra. An additional 10-15% can save you from unexpected surprises or minor measuring mishaps. 

For those who seek a truly bespoke look, we offer customization options that can accommodate almost any space, large or small, standard or irregular.

This tailor-made solution ensures that the wallpaper fits your room like a glove, embodying your vision down to the last detail.

Remember, the goal is to create a shared sibling room that resonates with warmth, creativity, and individuality.

With these practical measuring and ordering tips, you’re well on your way to achieving that goal, crafting a space where memories are made, and dreams are nurtured.

Installation and Maintenance

 Whimsical Party – Kids and Nursery Room Wallpaper by Teepee Joy

Diving into the world of wallpaper doesn’t have to be a complex endeavor.

In fact, with the right approach, installing and maintaining the vibrant backdrop of your children’s shared room can be incredibly straightforward, ensuring the space remains a bright and cheerful haven for years to come.

For those who might be new to wallpaper, or are looking for the most hassle-free option, our peel and stick wallpapers are a dream come true.

Designed with ease in mind, they allow you to transform a room without the need for professional help.

Simply peel off the backing, apply it to a clean, dry wall, and smooth out any bubbles with a soft cloth or the included squeegee. It’s that easy. 

And if you need to adjust? No problem. Peel and stick wallpapers can be repositioned to get that perfect alignment.

When it comes to maintenance, we understand that life gets busy, especially in a household with children. That’s why our wallpapers are crafted to be as low maintenance as possible. 

A simple wipe down with warm water and a non-abrasive cloth can remove most marks or spills, keeping the walls looking fresh and new.

And for peel and stick options, the ease of removal and replacement in sections provides an extra layer of convenience should any part of the wallpaper become damaged or overly worn.

These practical tips for installation and maintenance are designed to make your life easier, letting you focus on the joys of family life while keeping your children’s shared room looking its best. 

With our peel and stick options and straightforward care instructions, you can rest assured that your chosen wallpaper will continue to brighten your home with minimal effort.


Q1: How do I choose a wallpaper design that both my children will like?

A1: Start by considering themes or patterns that reflect a common interest between your children. Involve them in the selection process by discussing options and seeing what excites them both.

Look for designs with versatile patterns or themes that have elements appealing to both younger and older siblings.

Q2: Can I use different wallpapers in one room without it looking chaotic?

A2: Absolutely! Using different wallpapers can creatively define individual spaces within a shared room. Opt for complementary patterns or colors to maintain cohesion.

Feature walls or dividing the room with different wallpapers on opposite walls are great strategies to personalize spaces while keeping a unified look.

Q3: How many rolls of wallpaper will I need for a shared sibling room?

A3: To determine the number of rolls needed for your shared sibling room, measure the width of each wall in inches, from corner to corner. 

Then, measure the height of each wall from floor to ceiling. Calculate the total width of the walls by adding up these measurements.

Since our wallpaper rolls are 24 inches wide, divide the total width of your walls by 24 to find out how many rolls you’ll need, rounding up to ensure you have enough to cover the entire area. 

We recommend ordering an extra 10-15% more than your calculation to account for any adjustments or mistakes.

Q4: Are there easy-to-remove wallpaper options for renters or frequent decor changes?

A4: Yes, our peel and stick wallpapers are perfect for renters or anyone who enjoys changing their decor often. They are designed for easy installation and removal, allowing you to update the room’s look without damaging the walls.

Q5: How can I maintain the wallpaper in a child’s room and keep it looking fresh?

A5: Our wallpapers are designed for easy maintenance. For most wallpapers, simply wiping with warm water and a non-abrasive cloth will remove marks or spills. 

The durability and ease of care ensure the wallpaper remains vibrant and clean, contributing to a healthy and inviting shared space for your children.

Final Thoughts and Next Steps

The journey to designing a shared sibling room that reflects both harmony and individuality starts with a vision. 

As you’ve seen, the right wallpaper can play a pivotal role in turning that vision into reality, creating a space that not only looks beautiful but also feels like home to your children.

Now that we’ve walked through the essentials—from understanding shared spaces and selecting the right wallpaper to practical tips on measuring, ordering, installation, and maintenance—the next step is yours to take.

I warmly invite you to dive deeper into our collection, where you’ll find a wide range of designs that cater to the unique spirits of your little ones. To ensure your complete satisfaction, consider ordering swatches.

This way, you can see and feel the quality of our wallpapers firsthand, making it easier to choose the perfect design for your children’s shared room. 

And if you’re looking for personalized guidance or have any questions, remember, I’m here to help.

Schedule a video consultation, and together, we can explore the possibilities for your space, ensuring that the final design not only meets but exceeds your expectations.

With Teepee Joy’s expert guidance and our high-quality, customizable decor, crafting a shared sibling room where memories are made, and dreams are shared has never been more achievable. 

Let’s take this exciting step together, creating a magical space where your children can thrive side by side.