Furnishing a kids’ room: dos and do-nots

Every parent wants their child to have a perfect room. Or rooms, if we’re talking about big-sized families. So while the colors, creativity and visual appeal are certainly very important to make your child happy… Still, do not cut on the durability of each item you buy.

A time comes, when your children are ready to have their own bedrooms. Without any doubt, they are eager to have a sweetly designed bedroom made according to their preferences. Surely every parent too will be super excited by the fact that you could make your kid happy! This is pretty easy to achieve by decorating his or her bedroom. Surely, the foremost thing you ought to do is ask your kid what he or she really wants. Then you sketch out and plan out on how you will be actually able to do it.  Recall on what you already have and what you will need to buy additionally.

Depending on the what the style of the bedroom is, it could be both expensive or reasonable priced. It’s wholly dependent on you to compile a budget that will be enough to give your little ones the bedroom of their cravings. But as you design your kid’s bedroom, keep in mind that as he or she grows up, the design of the room will need a massive refurbishing.


Use bright and color-rich curtains for your child’s room. Pair it so that the color you will use will match the main theme of the bedroom… Stick with a colorful window for it can give the room a sharper and cleaner look. You can place a valance to make less bright sunlight to go through. Also, try to put a shade to be used in the evening. Use a shade that has a color that complies with the room…

Toys your kids play are usually colorful and they also come in different sizes and shapes. They can serve as a great, bonus decoration for the bedroom. This way, you can cut on some extra space by using hooks to hang large toys and open shelves for small toys. It will add a playfulness to the whole setting of the child’s bedroom.


For room’s walls, choose a colorful paint and pair it with some prints. Besides doing the wall, you can also use such prints for cabinets and put in some other accents. You can try using a simple handmade mural instead of prints. Let it show your kid’s favorite theme: be it harry potter, robots, flowers, race cars or something entirely else.

For the beddings, you can apply the one that matches with the overall theme of the room. Try to select such a bedding that will match the motif of the room as well as will add up some additional layer of comfort. Blend the sheets, pillows and comforters. You can even have some extra pillows thrown around just for some accent. Besides that, you can also match your curtains. This can give the room a united look.


You can also enhance a ceiling  so it will become more suitable for a kid’s taste. Do that by decorating it with some fluorescent (glowing in the dark) objects… They would enjoy looking at it while they are about to sleep in their beds. It would seem like they are stargazing…

But do not just stick with the design only!  Make sure to throw in things that could give a hand for their learning. These can be either books, charts or some “smart” toys for education. This way, your kid can have fun while learning!

Make use of pictures of your child’s sweetest family album moments. You can add photos taken while you were on a vacation, his or her activities in school. Or images from some competitions or contests they partook in… You can even create a whole separate accent wall using these photos. Frame them in various sizes!

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Do not forget about the storage areas. These are essential for a kid’s bedroom in order to keep your kid’s things intact and in an appropriate place. Place misc areas for their toys, books and clothes. Train them to put everything back in place after they took it. Teach kids how to be organized.

Since your kids will surely crawl on the floor to play, put broadloom to keep their feet, knees, hands and other parts of the body safe from damages. Choose a rug or  a carpet a size of which will be appropriate for kid’s age. You can also use rubber mats in lieu of carpets.

To ensure that there’s enough light during the night, purchase a lampshade. It can also be beneficial as an added decoration for the bedroom. There are decorative lamps with very bright and unusual, fun shades which you can use for your child’s bedroom. But you can also buy plain lampshades and decorate it on your own!

All in all, If you want to have more ideas, try to check our “Children’s” furniture and furnishings category!