>> Jan 22, 2016
Parents always want the best for their children so decorating a room for them can be a bit overwhelming. However, if you plan and organize well, see what are all of your options and find the ones that are the best for you and your child it is going to be easy. These few things are the most essential ones to think about when remodelling or decorating your kid’s room.
Your children need all the comfort in the world you can provide for them. So be smart and only invest in quality comfortable furniture. Their bed should be made out of firm wood with a mattress that is neither too soft nor too hard for the proper back support. Avoid any hard plastic chairs, let your children sit in comfy bean bag or arrange a lot of cushions, blankets and pillows on the floor so they could curl up and read a book or just have fun and play with some toys. It could be a great idea to pick darker colours of furniture, since kids can get messy.
The floors of their room must be warm so they can play on the ground for hours. You can put a wall to wall soft carpet or simple carpet squares. These squares are famous among parents since their patterns and colours go well with everything, and if they get damaged you can easily replace them. Also, for the flooring you can choose laminate floor with wood-like patterns or cork which is durable and soft enough. To protect your children from cold feet, condensation and mould, residential builders from ACG building recommend waterproofing the whole room.
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This way you child could safely play with no worries about any dangers.
The overall atmosphere in the kid’s room has to be soothing and calming. You should avoid too bright colours, and paint the walls in lighter shades of blue, green, or yellow. For the nurseries, it is the best to use pastel colours because you do not want to overwhelm your baby. Go with soft baby blue or pink, or you can even paint some murals of clouds, stars and animals. Apart from paint, you can put up some colourful wallpaper and hang lots of family pictures so your child can explore them. It could be a silly idea to put up chalkboard paint on the walls, but when you think about it, it would save you from lots of scrubbing after your kid’s artistic inspirations. Give them their own little classroom or a safe place to express themselves through art.
By keeping the shelves on lower levels you may encourage your child to read more. Keep the shelves in their range, so they could grab their favourite book or toy and simply curl up in their bean bag and read and play. Additionally, these shelves are going to be easier to clean, since you do not have to stretch to dust them. Since the shelves are closer to the floor, you are excluding any potential danger of them collapsing and hurting your child.
Consider these few major features that every kid’s room should have. Plan, organize and decorating will be a piece of cake and your children will have their own comfort zone which is also safe.
Author's Bio: Lana Hawkins is a crafty girl and an architecture student from Sydney, Australia. She writes regularly about home improvement for SmoothDecorator. In her free time, Lana loves cooking for her family and friends.