Kids Room Decorating

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Decorating a kid's room isn't like decorating the rest of your home. You need to take a slightly different approach; one that will make the child feel warm and comfortable in this room. The bedroom is like a sanctuary to most children. They spend a considerable amount of time there playing, reading and of course, sleeping. When they have friends over, this is likely where they will hang out. They might play games, listen to music and more all in this room so it is important that while decorating, you choose themes and ideas that will make the child most comfortable.

What are some ways you can decorate your kid's room with style that both they and you will love? Here are some ideas for you:

1. Talk to your child. Take time to learn what they like and what they would like to have in their rooms. Learn about their favorite colors and their favorite things so you know how to decorate a room they will love to be in.

2. Let your child help you. What better way to ensure you develop a room they love than to let them help you with it?

3. Keep it organized. Remember that children are going to have a hard time with clutter and with keeping these picked up so the more you can help them with organization, the better it will be. If there are furniture items you can buy to help with organization, this will help considerably.

4. Wall décor- Don't forget the walls. Children love to have something colorful and nice to look at. You can even get wall art that is practical such as decorative mirrors and whimsical child clocks.

5. Wall coverings- For a child's room, you should keep your wall coverings as simple as possible. While you want to complement the room, you also want to keep it simple for your child to manage and not have drapes that will get in the way or become damaged.

6. Plan your lighting- Just like in other rooms of your home, you may want to have more that one type of lighting here in your kid's room. You can have a main light for reading, playing and other activities and a softer, more relaxed light for getting ready for bedtime or even as a nightlight. There are also many great decorative nightlights for you to choose from.

7. Display handmade items- Allow your child the freedom to show off things they create by hand. Allow them to decorate their walls with posters or handmade crafts and display handmade items in their room. This shows that you are impressed with their craftiness and also makes the room more personal for them.

This is not an extensive list as there are many more great ways you can decorate your kid's room.

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This article was published on 2010/04/01