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Tips For Designing Your Kid’s Room

Things to keep in mind when designing your kid’s room.

Creating a room for your kid that is functional, beautiful, and fun can be a challenging task. It is vital to strike a balance between your kid’s current requirements and their future needs. It is also important to involve them in the planning and decision-making regarding their room. Here are a few factors you should consider and tips for designing your kid’s room.

The room should be a fun place to be, along with being practical where they can be themselves, play, read, do their schoolwork, hoard toys, hang out with friends, and sleep soundly at the end of the day.

It is always a good idea to provide options to your kids if they are old enough and let them choose things like furniture and paint that are both safe and affordable.

Some Tips for Designing Your Kid’s Room:


Remember, a child’s storage needs will change as he grows up, so invest in sturdy and built-in shelves. Colorful baskets and bins for storing toys and board games are a good choice. As they grow up, they will need different kinds of storage for their grown-up needs, like sporting gear, books, and even more toys!


Children’s rooms should have both natural and artificial light. Overhead light fixtures are best for small kids. On the other hand, a teenager’s room requires adjustable lights that will help them do their homework at the study table, and a bedside lap will help them stay comfortable while in bed.


Children need a lot of space to play. The positioning of the furniture and the use of color makes a big difference. Try and keep it simple and clutter-free. A messy and crowded room can be disruptive to sleep patterns. Also, enough space should be available for future furniture requirements as your children grow older. In addition, you must ensure that you are not hampering your child’s creativity by limiting space.

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They should have enough space to indulge in hobbies such as puzzles and of course enough space to accommodate their friends when they come over!

Plan Ahead

Choose and pick pieces of furniture that can make easy transitions through stages of your child’s development. For example, pick a queen size bed that will last him till he reaches high school instead of a car-shaped bed. Unless a car-shaped bed is something your child really wants!


Though younger children don’t exactly need or want privacy, as your child grows into a teen and young adult, privacy in their room will be a critical need. A bedroom should always be designed with privacy in mind!


Children love bright colors. That doesn’t mean you should go ahead and paint your kid’s room a bright pink or bright blue. Keep the wall paint neutral. However, furnishing it with a rainbow of colorful accessories will give the room a fun and cheery look.

Final Thoughts on Designing Your Kid’s Room

A child’s bedroom must be safe and comfortable. It should be a healthy bedroom where the body, mind, and soul can relax and re-calibrate. Soothing scents, comfortable mattresses and pillows, and soft lights play an essential role in giving your child a good sound sleep and rest.

Design a room that expresses your child’s personality while still being a safe retreat and haven for them!

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Samantha is a creative soul who is quite active in the DIY realm. When she's not writing about home decor and home improvement hacks, she's crafting up a storm with her own DIY projects.

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