Make your kids the kings and queens of their very own castle!
Here at Sassy Mama, we’re a sucker for detail and decor and our little one’s rooms offer the perfect blank canvas to get creative with our interiors. We’ve rounded up some top places for kids furniture and decor in Hong Kong to inspire and channel your inner child – whether it’s your first nursery or your little one is graduating to a big kids bedroom.
Be it fun but functional kids furniture, cute and comfy soft furnishings, practical storage solutions or even custom-made finishing touches to personalise your space, we’ve got the top spots right here.
If you’d prefer to keep your pad stylish and on-trend once the little tyke arrives, Bloom should definitely be on your radar. This ultra-modern range of designer furniture is beautifully styled, but also totally practical. The perfect stop if you’re planning to keep your pad stylish as your little one grows.
With stores all around Hong Kong, this place offers a huge selection of products, including a good range of furniture, and specialises in cool Japanese baby products. The shops are generally spacious with good prices – and we love, love, love the extremely well-organised layout!
It’s inevitable that you’ll find yourself at the big blue and yellow warehouse at least once while prepping your baby or kids room. You may be pleasantly surprised by Ikea’s great range of kids furniture, bedding and rugs. If you were so inclined, you could kit the room out from top to bottom (toys included!) in just one stop, but we prefer to stock up on basics and mix and match with our other fave brands. Our best picks are the good quality bedding and colourful soft furnishings as well as clever storage solutions that can be easily personalised to match your room’s theme. Stores are conveniently located in Causeway Bay, Kowloon Bay, Shatin and Tsuen Wan.
We are in love with this kids line! Consider your decorating dilemmas solved. Its themed collections such as Ocean Cool and Butterfly Bloom make it easy for those of us without an artistic eye to buy cute and coordinating pieces. Lines include furniture such as beds, bedside tables, desks, wall units and cots, plus bed linens, mattresses, cushions and even a selection of toys, books and a wonderful range of clever storage solutions.
Kidniture will get little ones excited about sleep-time with its super-cute princess, fire engine and bus beds. Lovely designs and reasonable prices make this an attractive option for a themed room. Being Hong Kong-based (online only), you can easily email or phone them to place an order.
Kids by Red Cabinet
Given the often ungenerous proportions of Hong Kong’s bedrooms, you may want to consider a custom-made approach to get the most out of every square inch! Kids by Red Cabinet is especially great for beds with built-in storage to hide that growing pile of toys and out-of-season clothes. It offers an insightful home consultation which costs $800 and is redeemable against any purchase. For those who wish to purchase ready-made products, it also carries stock of stylish play tables, bookcases, first beds, bunk and loft beds and nightstands. It’s also a great place for wall stickers and art.
An online organic institution, this planet-friendly company has been bringing green natural products from bedding to skincare to the Kong for over a decade. Keep an eye out for the organic cot mattresses for your newest addition to sleep safely on.
Mothercare is a UK brand that offers a whole range of things for baby; quality basics, bedding, gear and a good quality selection of nursery furniture. With a wide range of well-known brands and free delivery over $800, it’s a safe bet to cover off the basics. With stores all over Hong Kong, you’ll be sure to find one near you.
If you’re heading to Horizon Plaza, start at TREE up on level 28 and fuel yourself for the task ahead with a bite at the café (or you could go afterwards as a post-shopping trip!). The TREE kids range of furniture is perfect for investment pieces that will last until they are off to uni, and its eco-friendly ethos makes for less worrying about chemical nasties in the nursery.
TREE, Horizon Plaza: 28/F Horizon Plaza, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong, 2870 1582
TREE, HomeSquare: Shop no. 101-102, HomeSquare, Sha Tin, Hong Kong, 2841 8844
Decor and nursery gear
Online kids store Babatude has reasonable shipping to Hong Kong and stocks cute and quirky decor, plus kids homewares. The re-stickable growth charts are very cute and we also love its “Finishing Touches” section.
A super chic and stylish Swedish brand that creates possibly the coolest and cutest kids wallpaper. We especially adore the Rainbow Treasures and Black Panther prints! It ships worldwide so if you’re lucky enough to own or brave enough commit to wallpaper, this is the place for you! If not though don’t worry, you’ll also find beautiful designs in fabric and prints.
Got a particular colour scheme in mind, a favourite pattern or even a treasured crayon drawing from your little one? Barefoot Carpets will design and custom-make rugs inspired by almost anything you like, so you can sit back and let the experts weave their magic!
Been Here There and Everywhere Canvas Company
A fabulous record of all of your wee one’s favourite things, or a unique birth announcement? Whatever you choose, a personalised bus scroll canvas from this Hong Kong-based company will record whatever you like for posterity. The pretty pastels or bold block colours make for a fab focal point in a child’s bedroom.
Bloom and Grow
Bloom and Grow is Asia’s leading distributor of some of the best and most-loved baby and nursery products around. With names like ERGO Baby, Grobag, Bambino Mio, the Bumbo and Skip Hop, these guys have you covered with nursery decor and more. All of its products are found in store at top baby retailers in Hong Kong and many can also be ordered on the website.
The phrase “carefully curated” gets bandied about a lot in relation to Hong Kong boutiques, but you can genuinely apply this description to Mirth’s range of unique home decor for kids and mama too. From decorations to upholstery, rugs and chairs, you’ll enjoy browsing this beautiful range.
Mirth, 3rd floor, Yally Industrial Centre, 6 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, 2553 9811, www.mirthhome.com
In addition to being an online baby superstore with loads of brands you know (Skip Hop, Stokke, Peg Perego, etc.), Our Baby also stocks hard to find European brands. So if you’re hunting for some innovative playroom decor or the latest cutting edge car seat, pram, or cot, this place may have just what you’re looking for.
Located on Hong Kong side, Petit Bazaar is a gorgeous store, stocking inspired luxury kids furniture, gifts, toys and decor from Europe. This is a treasure chest of fabulous stuff, much of which is eco-friendly. If you spend over $400 online, you can also qualify for free delivery in Hong Kong – bonus!
Petit Bazaar, 9 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2544 2255
Petit Bazaar, 80 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2528 0229, www.petit-bazaar.com
Jason Caroline Design
If you’re going for a big project, an interior designer may be a useful contact. Jason Caroline Design specialises in luxury residential properties and works with Hong Kong’s limited space to create beautiful, homely results.
Quirky, pretty wall art is the order of the day at Assia Bennani. Assia herself has a background that merges graphic design, mural art and children’s book illustrations – and the result is some seriously awe-inducing wall art. All of her mural designs are either one-offs or tailored to your room, so you can be sure the end result is yours alone. There’s an online gallery of her work for inspiration but, better still, contact Assia directly for a consultation.
Make and Do HK
Run by two extremely creative and talented sisters, Becky and Lucy host fun and laughter-filled creative workshops (in multiple locations) that offer you the chance to try your hand at various crafts from Macramé and embroidery, to dip pen calligraphy. A great way to make something truly unique that will personalise your mini-me’s room.
513 Paint Shop
If you’re really into doing your own artwork or decorations, 513 Paint Shop has all the eco-friendly paint you could want, along with green cleaners for tidying up afterwards! It also has many workshops for you to create your own masterpieces. Perhaps give a hand-print canvas a try?
Yuen Fat Ho Paint Shop
And finally; if you’re a dab hand with a roller, you’re braver than us! The Yuen Fat Ho Paint Shop will get you kitted out with brushes and paint. Just don’t forget the dust sheets!
Yuen Fat Ho Paint Shop, 77 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2546 8020
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on the 4, August 2016 by Sassy Mama and updated by Sophie Knight on 12, July 2019.