Tips For Creating Great Kids Bedrooms That Thrill!

8 Aug

Whether your child is a little princess or a budding astronaut, a car-crazy toddler or wannabe ballerina, decorating their bedroom can be a real challenge. However, there are some great tips and ideas that can make all the difference when creating the perfect living space for your children.  Decorate the kids bedrooms today. 

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Get Your Kids Involved

Let your kids get involved in the decorating, and, if they’re old enough, allow your children to choose the theme of their room. It’s a fun way of keeping little ones out of trouble, and might even encourage them to keep it tidy.

If your child is too young or simply wants to paint everything pink, you can compromise with a neutral backdrop or introduce color gradually with curtains, fun wall stickers and other accessories.

Use Tons of Storage

Make room for clever storage: store toys in colorful, see-through plastic boxes for quick access to beloved teddy bears or their miniature car collection. Kid sized shelving units are useful for keeping book collections tidy and are easy for little fingers to reach. 

Always Look For Safe Products

Keep furniture safe and fun.  Furniture should offer a vast array of smart ideas such as bunk beds that are great space savers; giving more room for playtime or inviting friends over for pajama parties.

Secure free-standing furniture by affixing it to walls, and ensure drawers won’t be used as climbing steps by installing child-proof systems.

Lighting Changes Everything

Cozy lighting options such as dimming light switches are especially useful for checking on slumbering young ones. This choice of soft lighting also comes in handy for children that may be afraid of the dark, whilst lamps and night lights in soothing colors will encourage hyperactive children to snuggle down at night. 

You might like to divide up your child’s new bedroom by creating different areas for sleeping and playing. Big cushions or beanbags can liven up any play area, and this separation will help encourage a more regular bedtime routine.

Most Importantly, Have Fun

The key is to have fun decorating your kids bedrooms and getting your children involved; see where their creativity and imagination goes.  It’s worth keeping in mind that since children have a tendency of changing their minds, you might want to think twice before going for that Harry Potter mural!

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3 Responses to “Tips For Creating Great Kids Bedrooms That Thrill!”

  1. Fatima October 1, 2015 at 4:51 PM #

    We’re thinking of putting our boys together in one room when the little one arrives, but there might be a clash of things. Toddler toys and baby essentials… Sounds like we’ll need plenty of storage. Thanks for sharing these tips. Just pinned it on my board for future reference. 🙂

  2. L. E. Mastilock May 18, 2015 at 11:09 AM #

    My little ones want to choose all their own decorating, which I pretty much allow them. I did require them to get non-character bedding so it would last through many stages. So glad I did! Neither one would still like what they begged for me to get them a year ago. I also put up a large paper on the wall and they draw whatever theme they want for their bedroom. My son had a wall of dragons for a few months, now it’s StarWars spaceships. Love the creativity!

  3. Anne Campbell March 3, 2015 at 3:04 AM #

    These are good ideas to keep in mind. Getting my kids’ rooms organized is a challenge, but when they are on board and contribute their vision for their room design, it’s a lot easier to motivate them to keep things in order. Thanks for the tips!

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