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“5 great ideas for your kids’ room”

It’s no surprise that children spend a lot of time in their bedroom, a haven used for sleeping, playing and working. It’s a space that should reflect their personalities, and where they feel free to express themselves!

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Below are just a few ideas that are sure to bring a smile to their face.

Fun wallpaper

Using a colourful and cheerful wallpaper is perfect for setting the right tone for your kids’ bedroom. There are a range of different wallpapers available, and many ways it can be utilized, such as covering bookcases, chest of drawers, the side of panels of bunk beds or even the back of shelves to create a sense of fun and playfulness! Although be sure to purchase a durable wallpaper to sustain any childhood tricks!

Use chalkboard paint

Are your kids crazy about doodling, and you sometimes find them even enjoying it on your walls! Why not paint an entire wall in their room with chalkboard paint and let their imagination run wild…plus you no longer have to worry!

Studies have shown creativity helps kids be more confident, develop social skills, and increases their ability to learn.

Create a cosy den

Kids love a cosy spot where they can spend some time alone, curl up and read a book, or hide with their friends (especially at dinner time!). A cosy den can be as simple as a canopy over their bed, which can be purchased from various stores, or you can hook up a homemade one. Choose sheer or light fabrics that allow some light in and avoid a feeling of claustrophobia.

Treasure Box

Every kid loves to collect their favourite things and keep them in safe spot away from siblings and other intruders. A treasure box is a perfect solution and can be any form of box that acts as a keep safe. It also provides a sense of responsibly for keeping personal belongings safe. A treasure box is something that can be added to as they grow older, bringing back many cherished memories of their childhood.

Bunk Buddies

Bunk beds are not only an ideal space saver when you have two children sharing the one bedroom, there are hugely popular amongst children. Many of us would have memories of fighting with our siblings to sleep on the top bunk or pretending to set sail, or more dangerously escape in your parachute from the top bunk. Bunk beds are also a convenient solution when having a friend for a sleepover, saving you pulling out the rusty old trundle bed! There are many creative styles of bunk beds available to accommodate all ages, and also provide the safety required for sleeping elevated.

A treasure box is something that can be added to as they grow older, bringing back many cherished memories of their childhood.


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