Laying Out the Room
Consider your kid’s needs.
How to Decorate Kids’ Rooms part 2. Think about how your kid plays, how old they are, and how they could realistically use the space. It’s easy to design a room that you’d like for yourself but remember that kids have very different needs than adults. Their personality will also play a big part in how they enjoy the room and what they’ll need to get the most from their room.
Double up as much space as you can.
Kids benefit from open floor space in a way that adults do not, so try to find ways to give them as much space as possible. A good way to do this is to make some spaces do double duty. A loft bed, for example, is not only fun for your child but allows you to tuck away items like a dresser and a desk, so that your child has the rest of the room to play in.
When arranging furniture in a room, it’s a good idea to try to group the furniture items by function. For example, put the dresser and bed next to each other because those are the functional items of the room, and have another area that’s for play and contains bookshelves and toys.
Scale furniture to the kids and the room.
Remember: you don’t want big furniture in a small room if you can help it. If your child’s bedroom is small, don’t take up all the space to move around with big beds and dressers that they don’t really need. You should also remember that kids are small…a big bed that they have to jump to get in to isn’t going to help them a lot, for example.
How to Decorate Kids’ Rooms How to Decorate Kids’ Rooms part 1? Just like you long to have your own home and really make it feel like it’s yours, your child longs for a space that feels like it’s just for them. This is a normal desire. By giving your child a great place to...