Home: Tips on Designing the Perfect Bedroom for Your Child


It can be difficult to design the ideal children’s bedroom, especially as there are so many factors to consider. Will the child like the interior design? Is there enough storage space? How durable is the furniture? Am I getting my money’s worth? These are all crucial questions which need to be dealt with. In order to create the perfect children’s bedroom, just keep the following simple steps in mind.

  1. Put your budget together. If funds are limited, stay away from designer furniture. It is not difficult to find furniture which is made from quality materials and available at inexpensive prices
  2. Consider the amount of storage space your children will require. If the room is small, or the children are sharing rooms, space may be at a premium. If that is the case, things like mid-sleeper beds offer the ideal solution. In addition to the bed, most mid-sleepers also consist of a variety of shelves, desks, drawers etc.
  3. Ask the child his/her thoughts and be creative. Children often like to be creative so take the ideas of the child on board. The child will have to spend a lot of time in the room so the interior design should reflect his/her preferences.
  4.  Search for furniture items that provide longevity and a long shelf life. Due to their boisterous nature, children have a knack of unintentionally damaging things! Make sure you only purchase furniture manufactured from robust and durable materials.
  5.  Check the furniture to ensure it is safe. How sturdy is the bed? Will it collapse if the child jumps on it? Do the drawers and dressers have sharp corners? If so, many companies offer to round them out to ensure they do not cause harm to children.
  6.  Use bright coloured window treatments. Use colourful curtains for your child’s room. See to it that the colour you will use will match with the theme of the entire bedroom. Stick with bright coloured window treatments for it can give the room a sharper and cleaner look.
  7.  Use child’s toys as decor. Your child’s toys are colourful and they also come in different sizes and shapes. They can serve as a decoration for the room. This way, you can save storage space by using hooks to hang large toys and open shelves for small toys. It actually looks great especially if the toys are arranged well.
  8. Use prints and paints. For the wall of the bedroom, choose a bright coloured paint and combine it with some prints. Aside from the wall, you can also use it for cabinets and other accents. You can try using a mural instead of prints. Let it show your kid’s favourite theme like flowers, race cars and others.
  9.  Use fabrics that fit the room. For the beddings, you can use one that match with the theme of the room. Mix and match sheets, pillows and comforters. You can even have some extra pillows just for accent. Aside from that, you can also match your curtains. This can give the room a united look.
  10.  Decorate the ceiling. You can also make the ceiling suitable for a kid’s taste by decorating it with glow in the dark items. They would enjoy staring at it while they are about to sleep. It would seem like they are gazing at the night stars.
  11. Place educational things in the room. Do not just stick with the design. Be sure also to place things that could aid for their learning like books, charts and toys for education. This way, your kid can have fun while learning.
  12. Use photos for decorating. Make use of pictures of your child’s fondest moment. You can include photos taken while you were in vacation, activities in school, achievement day and many others. You can create an accent wall using these photos which are framed in various sizes.
  13.  Cover the flooring. Since your kids will surely crawl on the floor to play. Place a broadloom to protect your kid’s feet, knees, hands and other parts of his body. Choose a broadloom carpet that can suit to the design of the body. There are many options to use in the floor. You can also use rubber mats in lieu of carpets.