Room for kids not only
serves as a place to sleep but also to play, study,
read comics, spend quality time with parents, siblings
and friends, listen to music, giving vent to their
creative and artistic tendencies and carrying out
Thus, the approach to decorate a kid's room is
quite different from an adult's room. Here are some tips for you:
Involve the child and take their advice while
figuring out the color and style of the décor of their room
and match it to their personality, hobbies and fantasies.
You may even take their advice while choosing
the fabrics, accessories and collectibles for their room but
make sure they are child-safe, do not have sharp edges, easy
to clean and are unbreakable.
Multi-functional and versatile furniture
pieces that can serve for entertaining, reading, sleeping and
hiding toys and dirty clothes are an asset in a kids' room.
Kids need a lot of storage space so opt for
more and more shelves and racks, plastic and transparent
containers, baskets and closets to make space for keeping
their clothes, drop their socks, books, shoes, playthings and
Use a single versatile cheap fabric for
pillows, lampshades, bed ruffles and quilts for a harmonious
Long curtains and draperies may trip a child
so opt for shorter curtains, shades and windows that are
simplistic. You may add artistic valances made by children to
encourage them to keep their room look beautiful and have a
feeling of accomplishment.
Nightlight, task light or a study lamp for
doing homework and soothing light for relaxing is a must.
Play with colors to create patterns, add
stars to the ceiling and whimsical borders along the edges.
Use semi-gloss and high gloss paints that are
Bright colors should be use in a limit or it
may look disturbing.
The child can choose theme of the room as
angels, ocean, aliens, Harry Potter and other myriads of ideas
depending on their taste and inclination.