Learn How To Accessorize Your Child’s Room

Decorating a child’s room is very different from decorating your own bedroom or the living room. There are lots of particularities to take into consideration. You have to make sure that the room has a functional interior design but you also have to take into consideration you child’s personal preferences, maybe a favorite theme, etc. also, keep in mind that a child’s room is a multifunctional space. It’s where your kid sleeps, plays, invites friends to stay over, studies, reads, etc. So make sure you accessorize it properly.

Put some shelves above the window or desk.

They will serve as spaces to deposit items your kid doesn’t use often as well as areas to display collections, photos, decorations, etc. So include shelves anywhere you find some free space.

Proper lighting.

When you choose the lighting fixtures for this room, keep in mind that they need to match the theme of the décor, to respond to certain needs and to also have a durable design that doesn’t break in case of an accident. Don’t forget to include a desk lamp and a bedside lamp. Natural lighting is important as well so use it in your favor.

Create a bulletin board.

Bulletin boards can be very useful in a child’s room. They’re a nice display area for hanging notes, photos, drawings and all sorts of things that your kid might want to display there. It’s like a collection of personal items and symbols.

Have plenty of storage bins.

A child has lots of things that need to be stored so you should make sure that there are plenty of storage bins and boxes in the room. Also, it’s a way of teaching your kid how to always be organized. The bins can be used for storing toys, games and other items while shelves are better for displaying things.

Wall shelves.

Wall shelves are the perfect place to display photos, books, trophies, artwork, collections and other items. So make sure your child’s room has enough shelves for all the things that need to be displayed and stored.

Include colorful pillows.

It’s important for a child’s room to feel dynamic and to be colorful. If it’s simple and neutral then it will seem boring and it won’t be special in comparison will the other rooms in the house. A nice and simple way of adding color and pattern into a room is by using throw pillows.

A wall clock.

It’s also important for this room to have a clock displayed on the wall or on the desk, etc. Wall clocks are nice because you know they’re always there and you can just look and see what time it is. By having a wall clock in the room, your child will learn how to appreciate time and how to take responsibility for the time spent there.

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Published by in Kids, on February 14th, 2013


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