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Your child’s taste will inevitably change and develop over time so it’s worth thinking about their bedroom, and its theme carefully. Children often go through phases where they love a particular toy, such as their Melody Jane Dolls Houses, show, movie, or cartoon; however, investing in expensive wallpaper and sheets (and the rest of the merchandise) is a little risky as they might decide they like something new in a matter of weeks. Here, we will look at the various elements that make a little one’s room appealing, without a particular theme.
There are always improvements, upgrades, and changes that can be made to an interior space that will suit an array of budgets. Some things may take a little longer than others, so it’s about finding the things you and your children love, and implementing what you’re able to, and, more importantly; want to. The following are some ideas, inspiration, and advice for mums and dads who are feeling inspired to give their little one’s bedroom an update so that they have a cosy space to rest their head.
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Somewhere Soft To Sleep
Keep an emphasis on texture; kids love the feeling of various soft textures surrounding them, so incorporate them using blankets, throws, duvets, and cushions and pillows in an array of sizes. The soft furnishings are a great way to introduce pattern, print, and colour, and they can be updated with ease when you want to change things or your child’s favourite colour changes (again). Invest in a quality cot or bed and mattress so that you know it will stand the test of time, and be a classic addition to space. Thankfully, cushion covers, blankets, and fabrics are easy to store or reuse in other parts of the home, making them the ideal way to update and have fun with space. The covers can also be removed when your child feels like they’ve outgrown them, so they are an affordable way to introduce magic and excitement into the interior space.
Light it up
It’s always worth having a lamp or two which are bright enough for your child to draw or read beneath; bedside lamps and desk lights are a great way to give enough ambience and brightness, without making the bedroom look stark or cold. Floor lamps and the use of up-lighting will have the same effect; remember a bedroom is a place of fun, but also calm, so it’s worth using warm light bulbs which can still be bright. Fairy lights near reflective and shiny surfaces will twinkle, so it might be worth playing around with the placement so that you achieve the most magical effect. Another affordable and flexible option regarding adding fun and intrigue to your kid’s bedroom is to collect together some quirky interior design accessories that will make everyone smile.
Keep your kids part of the process every step of the way; their input will mean that you’ll create their dream bedroom environment, whatever you choose to do.