Decorating any room in your home is a fun and creative experience, no matter how many times you have done it before. There is just something about slapping a new coat of paint on the walls and transforming a room into something fresh and new. When it comes to finding inspiration for your child’s room, your options are truly endless. From going with a theme to focusing on a specific color palette or deciding on a focal piece and building from there, you can go in many different directions. While you may have spent a lot of time and effort making your new baby’s room perfect, it may be time for a change a few years down the road. Chances are your toddler won’t exactly be able to voice his or her opinion when it comes to where the bed should go or which colors complement one another the best, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have some kind of role.
Depending on how old your kiddo is, we encourage you to include them in some way during the decorating phase. Whether that means incorporating their favorite character or toy in some manner or having them pick a color or pattern to go on the walls, you are sure to create wonderful memories - and a beautiful space - by working together.
There are so many different directions you can go in when it comes to redecorating your toddler’s bedroom. For many parents, the idea of spending a lot of money on decorations for their child’s room just doesn’t seem right. Thankfully, there are tons of things you can do that are budget-friendly and will leave you with a stunning, creative space. Below you will find some of our favorite tips for decorating a toddler’s room. If we missed anything, please feel free to share!
- Make sure you have a plan in place before you start. There are many instances where “flying by the seat of your pants” is a good idea, but decorating a toddler’s just isn’t one of them. Before you get the paint brush out, spend some time planning what you hope to accomplish. There are tons of wonderful resources out there today - such as Pinterest - that will help steer you in the right direction. Planning will also help save you a lot of time and stress, which is never a bad thing!
- Stick to a theme or color palette. One of the biggest mistakes people make when decorating their toddler’s room is getting carried awayand pulled in multiple directions. In order to wind up with a finished project you can all get behind, do your best to stick to one color or pattern theme. Whether you are using bold colors, stripes, or flower patterns, decide on one and build from there.
- Buy some staple furniture pieces. Sure, there is nothing wrong with handy-me-downs or perusing your local thrift store for furniture for your kid’s room, but there are certain things that you should buy new. From your child’s first “big kid” bed to a sturdy toy chest or dresser, there are tons of affordable pieces of furniture that will be perfect for your child’s room at Mom’s Bunk House.
- Don’t be afraid to get crafty and creative. While you should do your best to stick to a theme, you should also leave room for yourself to get creative and have some fun with the project. In some cases, you will need to reach outside of your comfort zone in order to create a space for your toddler that is beautiful, functional, and unique. From painting a mural on the wall to using lights in a fun and different way, there are many different ways to get crafty.
We hope you can take some inspiration from the above tips and have a blast decorating your toddler’s room!