This post is contributed by Alex.
Doing a makeover of your daughter’s bedroom can be a big task to undertake. Here are some key tips to help you make a success of it.
Choose An Interesting Bed
The most important part of any bedroom is, of course, the bed. Without a great bed, it’s impossible to create a great design for your daughter’s bedroom. It’s as simple as that! But there are lots of different options for you to consider. You could create your own if you like DIY. If not, there are loads of creative options out there.
Loads of great websites provide cabin beds for girls and boys. Some of the best ones aren’t gender specific, so don’t constrain yourself to the stereotypical, pink options. For example, you can buy beds that are designed so that they look like teepees. Or you could get a bed with loads of incorporated storage if the room is small.
Create a Homework Space
As your daughter grows up, it’s important to have a space where they can work as well as have fun. If you ask me, creating a special place in the room where they can do homework or just read for the fun of it is essential. This encourages them to take their work seriously and gives them the opportunity to do so.
You can create the space by moving away distractions in one corner of the room. It’s a good idea to set up this area near the window. This allows for lots of natural light to enter the room. You will need to buy a good desk with some pull-out drawers, a chair, and a lamp so that they can see what they’re doing clearly.
And a Play Space
Your daughter’s bedroom can’t be all about work. There has to be the opportunity to have fun as well. So, why not create a space that’s dedicated to something they love and have fun doing in a different part of the room? You should make this separate from their homework and study space though.
The fun space could incorporate whatever your daughter enjoys doing. You should talk to them about what they want to have included in it. They’ll be sure to give you some ideas and tell you want they want most. Bedrooms become increasingly important as your daughter grows up, so it needs to be somewhere that reflects her personality.
Make it Bright and Fun
One of the things that a child’s bedroom has to be is fun. Your children should be able to enjoy their childhood while they’re still young. So, don’t make them grow up too quickly by forcing adult bedroom designs on them. It’s not about creating the kind of bedroom you like, but the kind of bedroom your daughter likes.
You also need to make sure that it’s bright and refreshing. You should open up the space and paint the walls in a bright colour so that the room doesn’t feel too dark or oppressive. And make sure you have enough light. Mirrors can help reflect the light too, so use one opposite the source of natural light in the room.