09 Jun Don’t Forget About the Little Ones! Design Tips for Your Children’s Room
Don’t Forget About the Little Ones! Design Tips for Your Children’s Room
When you are building your custom home, you have the ultimate freedom to design every room to your liking. Like painting on a blank canvas, you can decide each detail of each room from the size to the paint color. For those with children who are building a custom home, there are much more aspects to consider, such as ensuring the home will be a comfortable and suitable place for a child to grow into. Considering all the time they will be spending in their bedroom, it is very important to remember to keep it fun, and focus on their comfort.
Go With a Theme
A great way to add some of your child’s personality to their room is to go with a theme. Maybe your child has always wanted a horse, so a farm theme would be appropriate. If your little one is infatuated with cars, a garage theme could be perfect. Wallpapers or custom painted walls can set the tone of a themed room, and furniture can provide accents and really make it unique. Imagine interesting and different items to hang on the wall rather than just a mirror or a painting. Remember to get input from your child and try not to make all the decisions for them.
Get Creative With the Paint
As mentioned above, the paint on the walls is very important to the look of a room, as it is clearly the most visual aspect. Walls aren’t the only part of the room that can be painted, however, as furniture can take on a life of its own with a new paint job. You can make the room feel like it truly belongs to your child by letting them contribute in the painting stages. Painting can always be re-done, so let them put handprints on the dresser or give them free reign to paint whatever they desire on one wall. As they grow and mature their tastes will change, and reimagining their room is as easy as painting over an old design and starting over
Let Them Help!
Even if you child is too young to successfully handle a paintbrush or know the difference between wallpaper and wall paint, it is still easy to help them feel as if they are contributing to their room. They are going to feel much more at home in a room if they feel their own personal touches were added, so make sure to ask them what they want. Even if it is outlandish and outside of the realm of reason, you will get a good idea of what they like and can base the final decision off of their input.
You want your children to feel comfortable in their bedrooms, and you have the power to do just that when building a custom home. Listen to them, let them help and remember that kids love to have fun! Contact Landmark Homes today to plan the custom home of your dreams!