Most kids do more than sleep in their rooms. They play, do homework and entertain friends there. Delineate a place for each of the room’s main functions, she said. If a child intends to study in the room, supply a desk, chair and good lighting.
Parents, do you want your kids’ bedrooms to be relaxing oases where they can decompress and escape the academic and social pressures of school? Don’t assume that means muted colors and quiet sanctuary. Instead, designers say, let the room reflect your child’s personality, even if that involves some more vibrant colors and patterns.
Instead, designers say, let the room reflect your child’s personality, even if that involves some more vibrant colors and patterns.
“Many parents find that hot pink walls are better than hot pink hair, right? And it’s only a bucket of paint. Such a space allows kids to be themselves, and that is a calming thing in today’s world,” said interior designer Kelee Katillac, who enjoys designing children’s rooms and runs a studio in Kansas City, Missouri.
She and other designers recommend working with kids to create an organized, multi-functional and comfortable bedroom with an interesting color palette.
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