Five Fantastic Room Decorations For Kids

Posted on June 27, 2018

Kids spend a lot of time in their room and use it not just for sleeping in but for playing, doing their homework, inviting over friends and other sneaky stuff they don’t want you to know. Seeing how most of their time is occupied in their rooms, it is important to make a careful investment when styling their room. You don’t want anything too expensive because they will eventually outgrow it. Instead, you want something that is stylish but practical at the same time.

Here, you can find five fantastic room décor ideas for your kids’ room that are easy on the budget, simple and offer amazing results.

Play around with colors

Experiment with colors and try to set a tone for the room that is soothing and fun. You can try a combination of colors or go for painted stripes or circles on the wall to highlight the paintings in the room. Grey, soft pink and white are perfect for wall colors and never go out of style. They go great with embroidered curtains to give the room a classy vintage look. To make it more interesting, you can decorate the room with wooden toys or wooden shelves to give a wholesome effect. You can also put in a cute little wooden stool or bench in the corner to complete the look.

If you want to play it safe, stick to the white walls. They never go out of style and make the entire room look more spacious. Since you don’t want to have a dull effect for a kids’ room, you can use brightly colored furnishing or wool blankets to balance out with the white or light-toned walls. You can also paint the windows or use bright curtains, and that will look great with light or white walls.

Other colors like yellow or orange add a warmth to the room as well but it’s up to you how you want to scheme it all together. It will depend a lot of the size of the room, the kind of linen and furnishing you have available and what the kids enjoy. After all, it’s their room, so discuss the color scheme with them before you go purchasing an entire bucket of paint.

Accessorize the room

Wall stickers and wallpapers add more depth to the room and kids just love it. The traditional tree art wallpaper, prints of butterflies and flowers or simple cloud images on the ceiling create a fantastic feel that lifts up the entire room. You can accessorize the room with night lamps or fairy lights to add a contrasting effect to the painted walls and make the interior stand out. Don’t forget to add in old photographs and drawings of the children, and decorate the walls with them like a mosaic piece. Different sized frames put together look great on a plain wall. You can also use brightly colored frames for light walls to make the whole room liven up.

If you have space, you can put a tiny book corner on one side, and decorate it with bright colored shelves. Spiral or ladder-like book cases look great on the wall and don’t take much of the space. The books themselves add so much vibrancy to the room once they are arranged on the shelves. You can put stationary items alongside the shelves and make funky little desk organizers to truly make it a kids’ room.

Add in some patterns

If you are going to stick to the classic plain walls, you can add in some flare to the room by creating patterns. You can find patterns in bedsheets, rugs, curtains, wall hangings and even furniture. It’s all about your creativity and how you arrange the room with different patterns and shapes to create a vibrant effect. You can also put up digital prints of 3D wall stickers which are so popular these days. The chunky big embellishments go great with plain and light colored walls. You can also add some old furnishing like shelves and cupboards that will create a striking contrast with the new decorations you have put in the room.

Get creative with DIY ideas

You don’t have to spend a lot in decorating a room. All you need is a bit of effort and some time to come up with DIY ideas. Look around the house and you will find items that haven’t been used for long but with a little touch of craft, they can make a great addition to the kids’ room. You can reuse old curtains to make new ones or change them into pillows or cushions that go with the room. If you have old furniture or you want to keep the same one, you can simply paint it to give it new life. You can display artwork or school projects done by the kids, and arrange them in a creative fashion. There are so many options to work with once you put your head to it. The internet is also a great source of information and you can get great ideas from there on how to reuse old items and transform them into new ones.

Add mobile objects

What really brightens up a kids’ room are mobile objects like wind chimes or dream catchers that are colorful and fun to look at. You can put your origami skills to the test and make some creative craft to hang in the room. There are a lot of great videos on the internet that show you how to make interesting objects from everyday material that you can find in your home. Mostly it’s just sewing work or painting and pasting, and you’re done. However, if you can’t find the time, you can always shop in the store and find something cheap. The idea is to add a third dimension to the room without filling it too much or spending a fortune on it. Simple designs work the best and last longer in the memories of the children as they grow up.

Pat writes for the TheBlanketNook which is a site all about blankets and cuddly throws!

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