Are you planning to gift your children a well done up room that relates very with their personality? Make sure you take advantage of the every inch of space available and furnish it well with a comfortable bed, and storage cabinets to accommodate their clothes, books and toys too and a study table.
THIS IS HOW YOU DECORATE A CHILD’S ROOM!!!May 3, 2015 400 0 0
As a parent, you know your child’s likes, dislikes, preferences with regards to games, food, toys, etc the best. Zero down on his/hers most passionate object or desire in life and design the room accordingly. Popular themes for boys could be Batman, Superman or a soldier and so on.
Popular themes for decorating girls room could be a fairy tale or a princess theme.
Make sure you go for a coordinated wall decal and colour scheme when decorating your children’s room. You could even source them online as well, if you find it convenient.
Well, storage is a vital parameter when doing up the children’s room especially if there are two children sharing a room. You need to pay extra attention to their belongings and allocate them with adequate storage space which they can reach up to easily while being easy to maintain too.
Go ahead with a flexible shelf option that allows you to place containers to store books, toys, paints, outdoor games, indoor games, stationery items and so on. Also the bottom shelf could be converted into a writing desk with a small chair placed against it.
If you wish to install a fixed wall cabinet make sure you can change the width and height of shelves as per your requirement.
Also, if space permits you could customize a shelf rack and fit it with sliding drawers to store their stuff. Make sure you use colours to distinguish the containers so that they are easily identifiable.
As far as possible allow natural light to filter into your children’s room. Sunlight fills the room with positive vibes and even destroys harmful bacteria, if any within the room. Install blinds to control the amount of light entering the room.
Similarly, take care to install gentle lights which have a calming effect on them. You could opt for either CFL or LED lights which work best in their rooms. Also, having a night lamp in the room is utmost essential. Take care to have the light switches at their hands reach for them to use during night times. You can even go for fancy light fixtures that match with the customised décor theme of the room.
Of course, comfort is the main factor when deciding upon a bed for your children. Since the bed occupies a major area of the room, you need to use your discretion when designing it. Opt for low bed with storage shelves beneath it or opt for a bunk bed, if you have two children sharing a room. Alternatively you can place two single beds side by side or next to each other depending upon the available space in the room.
Whew!! These are the major tips you should always keep in mind when designing your children’s room.
Paying extra attention to them is important as your children are going to spend a major part for their growing years in your home especially in the room you have done up and decorated for them. Yes, your personal element is vital in their room.
Oh! Don’t forget to place your family portrait in a visible section of the room as it improves interpersonal bonding to a great extent.