When you have a child, the time will come when they will want to help you decorate their room and have a say in what they want it to look like. This can be a big step and you will want to guide them in making the right decision. There are a few things you want to consider, such as the longevity of the design, what it is going to cost and if it is something that is feasible. You want to make sure you’re creating a space that is practical but suits what they are after and what they like. Here we have put together some top tips for decorating your child’s bedroom that is sure to make the process a lot easier:
Think about practical storage
When you are sorting out a child’s bedroom you want to make sure there is plenty of storage available. This will help to keep everything organised and also stop there being too much mess to sort out. Get enough wardrobes for their clothes and invest in some storage boxes that you can label depending on what is inside them. Make sure that everything in their room has a place and don’t be afraid to do a big declutter when you are sorting the room out. By having the room tidy and organised it will be much nicer for them to spend time in and to get a better night’s sleep too.
Come up with a design that will last or is interchangeable
With children’s rooms, you need to keep in mind that trends change very quickly. They might be into a certain trend or TV show at the moment and this could be what they want their whole room to look like. While this is good for the moment, chances are you will need to re-decorate again in a couple of months when that fad has died down. Combat this by opting for something a bit more neutral and then getting a few accessories that encapsulate the trend they are into at that moment in time. This could be a new duvet cover or cushions for example, and they can be easily switched around without a huge expense.
Have a budget in mind
Decorating can get expensive so keep a budget in mind when it comes to sorting out their room. Work with your child to see if there is anything, in particular, they really want (for example they might want a new desk or curtains). Consider what is in the most need of being replaced or decorated and work from there. You can also check your local second-hand stores and websites to see if there are any bargains to be had.
These are a few top tips to help when it comes to decorating your child’s bedroom that is sure to create a room that they love to spend time in. By getting your child involved in the process it will mean they are proud of their work, will know they have had an input and is also something fun for you both to do together. What are some top tips you have for decorating your child’s bedroom? Let us know in the comments below.