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Creating a fun bedroom for your child doesn’t have to cost you the earth. In fact, it’s possible to decorate a gorgeous room that your child will fall in love with on a very limited budget. You just need to know how to save money as you go along. Here are a few quick and easy tips to get you started.
Get Your Child To Make Their Own Art
It’s always nice to add some artworks onto the walls of your child’s bedrooms. You will be able to find some really cute wall hangings that show fairytale scenes, for instance. However, buying these kinds of art can sometimes work out quite expensive. Don’t worry if your budget can’t cover these; there is a cheaper solution – you just need to use some of your child’s own drawings and paintings! Children love to draw and paint, so I am sure that you won’t have a shortage to use. Plus, they will be proud as punch seeing their pieces of art hanging on the walls of their bedroom!
Use Some Wall Stickers And Stencils
If the walls of your child’s bedroom don’t need completely repainting, then there isn't much point in buying extra paint to change the color. However, if you do want to make them more child-friendly, then you might like the idea of using wall stickers and stencils. Your child can pick out some pictures and images that they would like on their wall, and you can then stick or stencil them on. This will be a lot cheaper than completely repainting the room!
Go For Durable Furniture
If you follow an interior design blog, then you will find that it is an excellent resource for ideas and inspiration for all kinds of design. One idea that will be continually mentioned throughout, regardless of the type of room that is being designed, will be to always source durable furniture. This is especially important when it comes to your child’s bedroom. After all, children are messy and clumsy, and you don’t want to have to continually spend money replacing broken or damaged furniture. So, go for durable pieces that will last for quite some time.
Add Dark Carpets
Another handy tip is to stick to dark carpets in children’s bedrooms. Children are very prone to spilling their drinks and any snacks that they might be nibbling in their room. Thankfully, a dark-colored carpet will hide any stains so you won’t have to replace it as often as you would a lighter colored one. Regular carpet cleaning, also, helps keep your child's carpet lasting longer. In the long run, that will save you a lot of money. Even better than carpets, though, you might want to consider laying a wipeable flooring, such as hardwood, as these types of floors are a lot easier to clean than carpets.
Once you create the perfect children’s bedroom, you might never see your child again. They’ll be too busy enjoying their cool new room!
Got any other tips that others might find useful and handy? Let me know!