With the economy the way it is, the expensive task of bringing up a child has been made almost impossible. However, that doesn’t mean that you don’t want the very best for your kids, and so as they get older, it’s important that you decorate and equip their bedrooms to ensure they feel comfortable, safe, and happy. Their tastes are likely to change, so if you don’t want to be throwing money away, you might want some tips on how to keep your kids satisfied with their bedrooms, while minimizing the damage to your wallet. So, without further ado, here are three great ways to decorate your kids’ rooms on a budget.
1. Keep Fixtures and Fittings on Lockdown
Firstly, recognizing that while your tastes as an adult might be firmly established, your kids’ tastes probably aren’t. This means that if you make one wrong aesthetic or tonal move, you might be ripping it all down and starting again within a year or two. So, with that in mind, when it comes to the more permanent fittings and fixtures like shelves and wardrobes, try to pick neutral pieces.
2. Decorate around the Edges
As we’ve said, it’s important that you keep the furniture as neutral as you can to ensure that you have a plain base to work from. However, this is where the fun really begins. Around the furniture you’ve purchased, decorate your kids’ rooms to suit their style, their interests and their aspirations. When it comes to covering the walls, choose paint – not wallpaper – as this is a less permanent option, and if your child does want their walls decorated, you could always put their favourite design on a banner from Banner Experts on one of the 4 walls, or three of them, as an accent wall.
3. Slowly Does It
Of course, the above advice doesn’t work for everything, and you won’t be able to keep your child in the same bed for years on end, for the simple reason that your little boy or girl will outgrow the bed. So to find the right bed for your special little one, you can go to a specialist online retailer that will make the process easy and efficient, as well as one that stocks a bed for all tastes. With a speedy delivery service, you won’t be waiting for hours on end for your furniture to arrive, either, which is always a bonus when you have little ones excited to see their new space.
Ultimately, the job of decorating your kids’ rooms shouldn’t be too challenging if you follow the above advice. If you make sure you don’t buy things that are bound to need replacing frequently (wherever possible), then you’ll have no trouble at all.