Just like adults, kids need to have a room that is all their own.
If you are scratching your head, wondering how to infuse a fresh look into your children's bedrooms, there are as many options available for that as there are for any other room in the house.
Depending on the ages of your children, and whether they share a bedroom with a sibling, your spruce-up options will need to take those considerations into account. Here are some resources chock full of ideas and suggestions to help get you started.
Marie's Manor of Kids Theme Bedroom Decorating Ideas has great advice. Some choice tidbits include:
In addition to all this great, practical advice, Marie's Manor features dozens – maybe hundreds! – of themes for children from toddler-age to teen. Well worth exploring.
The Land of Nod, the brainchild of Crate and Barrel's founder Gordon Segal, is not only a shopping paradise for parents and grandparents, it's a great source of good design ideas, themes, furnishings, accessories, and more. You can browse under Kids or Baby, and there's a fun category called "Shop by Personality." Is your child an Adventurer? An Artist? How about a Developer, a Zookeeper, a Rocker, or All-Star? These theme categories will give you lots of possibilities for things that match your child's preferences, and you'll have his or her room spruced up in no time.
Finally, Remodeling My Space features a photo gallery, article, and video about kids' bedrooms. The intro to the section reads, "Just like adults, kids need to have a room that is all their own - something representative of who they are and what they enjoy. The pictures of kid's bedrooms displayed here are full of fun decorating and remodeling ideas. Whether you are decorating a nursery for your first child or you have a son or daughter who is ready for a big boy or big girl bedroom, you'll find great examples of kid's bedroom theme ideas that can be used in your home."
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