Having children is one of the biggest joys in life, but decorating their room is much less joyous. You can never know what your kids will like or dislike when it comes to their décor, which means decorating their room on your own is rather hard while giving them the freedom to make all the decisions isn’t such a great idea either. What you need to do is compromise and find a few solutions both you and they are going to love, so here are a few creative ideas you might want to look into.
Even if your kids aren’t the biggest fans of reading in the world, they need a place where they can enjoy their reading and explore new books that might spark their interest. This reading nook doesn’t have to be too big or too fancy, but it needs to be cute and inspiring, so try to design it together with your children. Give them a proper seating arrangement, a shelf or a case for their favorite books, as well as some privacy, and you’ll notice that they’re spending more and more time reading, which is something all parents want to see.
No child wants to spend time in a boring and uninspiring room, which is why you need to try extra hard when repainting the walls in your kids’ room. Talking to them is essential because different children prefer different things. Some of them want their walls to be colorful and full of crazy patterns, others prefer being surrounded by their favorite action heroes, and the third love clouds and stars all over their walls. So, talk to them, hear them out, and come up with the design together.
The biggest number of children today have no hobbies apart from watching TV and playing video games, which is why it’s up to their parents to encourage them to find a hobby they might enjoy. Whether it’s sports, music, collecting those cool hot toys, or something completely different, you should be supportive and let their imagination run wild. You also need to create an area for practicing their hobby in their room – keep in mind that designating a specific spot for any hobby is always better than letting your kids do whatever they want wherever they want it.
Whether you’re decorating a nursery or a room for your 10-year-old child, you need to think about the colors and the patterns. All kids love being surrounded by nice patterns, from their walls and the furniture to their beddings, blankets, and pillows. So, find a pattern they enjoy the most, and try to use it as often as you can, giving their room a sense of unity and connecting each individual part into a nice design.
Again, no matter how old your kids are, they’re surely creative and imaginative, and supporting their creativity is vital. That’s why some parents turn a few sections of their bedroom walls into chalkboard areas where they can express their creativity and draw whatever they want. There are lots of ideas you can try out, and your kids are certainly going to love these chalkboard walls more than you can imagine.
Of course, these aren’t the only creative designs you can incorporate into your kids’ rooms, and some of the other ideas include installing a slide, repainting the room in the colors of their favorite sports team, as well as displaying their own art pieces and turning their room into their own private gallery. Just be sure to include them in your decision-making process, and you’ll give them the most beautiful and inviting room in the world.
By Diana Smith