When it comes to your kids, there's a whole list of things you absolutely adore about them. But all of the tacky children's furniture pieces and play sets that throw off your modern and minimalist style ... not so much. The good news is it's possible to find pint-sized items that both you and your kids will love. Here are 14 modern furniture sets for kids that are fun, functional, and almost too cute for words. Let the oohs and aahs begin!
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You don't have to stick to stereotypical baby blues and soft pinks in the nursery. Instead, opt for a minimalist black and white bedroom complemented by this modern furniture set. The dark, bold finish and modern design will satisfy your discerning eye and blend in perfectly with your gender neutral nursery.
You want to encourage your child's creative side, but nothing is worse than having their arts and crafts supplies strewn all over the place. This activity table and stool set comes in a variety of fun colors and let's you stash supplies in conveniently located baskets hanging on the table's metal frame. Now everything will stay neatly in one place, right?
Lightweight, waterproof, and nearly indestructible — what more could you want in a children's furniture set? You can mix and match the colorful pieces to create the ideal dining or activity spot for your little one's playroom.
This soft pop-up play garage will provide your child with hours of fun. From fueling up, to changing tires, to washing toy cars, the opportunities for encouraging imaginary play are endless.
Getting your tiny tyke to sit down just got a little bit easier thanks to this oh-so-adorable table and chairs set. The bunny and bear ears on the bent plywood chairs are a fun and playful way to spark their imagination and get those creative juices flowing.
This child-size loveseat is ultra-versatile and can be used in a variety of ways. Whether your little one prefers to stack the pieces together to create a table; lay them all flat to create a padded play area; or sit down and kick their feet up in the lounge chair plus ottoman during reading time, the opportunities are endless.
This unique table and chairs set is every parent's dream. The pieces — all made from recycled fibers and coated in a kid-resistant melamine finish — can be assembled in under five minutes without using any tools. Plus, this space-saving arrangement can be broken down and packed flat when not in use.
In Beth Mayberry's Colorado nursery, she chose to create a simple, neutral base with beautifully modern white furniture that allows other playful accessories to shine. And bonus: This set's design is timeless, so they can be reused for baby number two.
Every child needs a special place for "me time." This pretty play tent in a signature Lilly Pulitzer print will give your tiny tot a magical fort all their own, perfect for reading, coloring, or having a sleepover with friends. It also makes a fantastic storage space to quickly corral and hide toys before guests come over — just don't forget to close the curtains.
This stunning nursery collection is the best of both worlds: It's as functional as it is beautiful. Complete with a stylish dresser, crib, and changing tray, your sweet bundle of joy's bedroom will be picture-perfect when you bring them home.
Who said you had to compromise on style when it comes to your child's space? This European bistro style table and chairs crafted from bent rattan is as sleek as the adult version, the perfect accessory for your little one's tea parties.
Your executive chef-in-training will love playing with this adorable wooden kitchen set, featuring a farmhouse sink, a spacious oven that opens, and a four-burner cooktop with knobs that actually turn. Whether they enjoy baking cookies, scrambling eggs, or washing dishes (we can dream!), this dreamy kitchenette will keep them busy for hours.
If your mini-me's wardrobe rivals that of Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw then these storage cabinets are your answer. Inspired by the architecture of 17th century canal houses in Amsterdam, these closets are a fun and unique way to add character to your child's space and hide just about any and everything.
Maryn Liles, a former NYC magazine editor now living in sweet home Alabama, is obsessed with all things home decor. She believes people's spaces should reflect their personalities — which is why you can find lots of hand-painted furniture, sentimental wall art and playful decor accents around her place.