Decorating kids' rooms can and should be a fun process. It doesn't matter what age they are, they've got their own ideas for what their own bedrooms should look like, except of course for the babies who count on you to decide for them! So I hope you find at least a few of my kids bedrooms ideas to be helpful.
Decorating your child's bedroom every two or three years can get to be expensive and time consuming. With a little planning ahead and some simple decorating tips, you can save money and time whether you are a do-it-yourself person or not. Even if you choose to use a decorator or designer, you can save money by asking them to follow my "Quick Start" guidelines.
They grow up fast, so don't put it off another day. Using this handy guide will get you going and help to keep you on track with your decorating project. If you take your project one step at a time, it's much less overwhelming.
Just remember what Scarlett O'hara said in Gone With The Wind, " I can't think about that right now. If I do, I'll go crazy. I'll think about that tomorrow".
Up until now the baby has been pretty self contained. I wouldn't wait until the last minute to decorate his or her room, or she may be sleeping in a box on the floor! So put your feet up and start doing some research and planning.
When you're out there shopping for all that cutesy baby stuff, keep 'long term' in the back of your mind. I've got tips that can save you hours of shopping and work, plus hundreds of dollars!
If you do it right, you can usually get away with painting her room 3 times from when she's a baby up to when she's a teenager. Actually, if your teen likes to paint and is fairly good at it, 'you' only have to do it twice! LOL!
Is she a collector? You'll find ideas for storing her 'stuff'. There are ideas for headboards and how to set up her room if she's a fashion diva and a lot more.
Kid's curtains and other window treatments can be some of the most costly and difficult decorative items when it comes to DIY kids decor. You'll find ideas for curtain rods, uses for sheets, and all kinds of ideas to save some green you may not have thought of.
Here you'll find some quick and easy window treatment ideas that will add that custom look to your kids decor without breaking the bank.
Let's face it. Often times the best thing you can do for his room is to shut the door. But there comes a point where you have to take the shovel out and clean it up, whether he likes it or not!
I used to tell my sons to clean their rooms, because they weren't going to like it if I had to clean it!
Give him a room to be proud of that he won't mind inviting the guys into and maybe, just maybe, he'll take a little pride in it and keep it (somewhat) clean! Read More.
You'll definitely want to check out my bedroom themes pages for more kids bedrooms ideas. I've tried to add either specific wall and window treatments, plus bedding or lighting ideas to each theme. For example: