There is a great connection between the design of the children’s bedroom decoration and the psychological aspect, since the interior decoration reflects an aspect of their personality and psyche, since the child must participate in the design of his room so that it becomes a creative painting .
These rooms are transformed into their own space, all beauty, safety and compliance with their requirements. It can be said that children’s bedrooms are among the most important rooms that need to achieve creativity and innovation in their design and content.
Key points for selection
Interior designer Heba Saleh presents the main points to consider when designing a child’s bedroom to be safer and more comfortable. Therefore, every detail of this child’s space must be taken care of.
It is known that colors are the key to the success of any design in children’s bedrooms, therefore it is preferable to choose light colors such as orange, yellow, pink, green and purple, but it should not exceed 3 colors in the space, in order not to not to fall into the circle of confusion and chaos.
One of the tips for choosing soft (neutral) shades and colors is when you want quiet and simple decorations for children’s bedrooms.
As for the popular colors of girls, they differ somewhat from those of boys, who tend towards calming and pink colors, while men choose blue, which suits the quarrelsome and highly mobile characters due to this color’s effect to calm the nerves. calm.
For children who are less active, it is better to use yellow because it stimulates intellectual activity and keeps the mind awake, while red is used to boost the child’s self-confidence, according to the decorator.
Simplicity and safety
When children’s bedrooms are simple in design, and have fewer accessories, children have room to move, play and move around with ease. Therefore, it is recommended to choose durable furniture of good quality for children’s bedrooms for the reasons of their safety, taking into account their weight and expectations of an increase in the later period.
Hardwood or soft iron are usually ideal. In this context, it is necessary to stay away from furniture and accessories that can harm this age group, such as: sharp corners, flammable materials and oil heating stoves, while avoiding the use of candles in the decoration of bedrooms.
One of the most important things to consider is the safety and security of the child, especially if he is younger than 6 years old, since non-hazardous materials should be chosen, and the decor should not be designed with sharp corners not. or many artifacts that hinder the child’s movement and freedom in the room.
And most importantly – as the interior designer tells Al Jazeera Net – that the room is healthy, constantly ventilated and secured against the dangers of electrical openings.
For rooms in which more than one child participates, the color of the cupboards can be differentiated in different colors according to the desire of each child, as well as the walls, one side of the room can be painted in one color and the other side in a different color to please the children.
Among the characteristic decorations are the bunk beds that come in the form of two or three beds vertically on top of each other. This type of decoration contributes to the exploitation of the available spaces in the children’s bedrooms.
Decorating children’s bedrooms with their drawings, artwork and crafts boosts their confidence. Moreover, they leave their fingerprints on the places where they live.
In children’s rooms, a few pieces of furniture are usually chosen, and accessories are used in a very limited way, so that there is room for the child to play and move freely.
As for the wall clock, it is one of the important things to train the child to keep time from an early age, and it can be chosen in his favorite colors that match the design of the wall, as recommended by the decorator.
Curtains give an atmosphere of comfort, and it is necessary to harmonize the colors between the curtains and the rest of the room elements. It is very important to protect children from exposure to sunlight in amounts that can harm them.
And you can choose curtains with drawings of cartoon characters that children like.
Attention should be paid to the lighting of children’s bedrooms, and to the study of the places and angles in which they are distributed, while staying as much as possible away from unstable floor lighting, or those that stand in the way of children, to avoid problems during movement and play
It is also necessary to take care of the lighting near the place where children study, and to ensure that it is sufficient and appropriate. Note that any confusion in the distribution of lighting can adversely affect the eyes of children.
So that the floor of the room does not let the child slip, and it is safer: to spread a large area carpet on it, which is the safest and most practical way, regardless of the type of floor in the room, whether it is parquet , marble or ceramic It must be cleaned as soon as possible because the soil associated with the carpet can cause allergies for children.
If the budget allocated for children’s bedroom decorations is modest, parents can master the use of paint, and decorate with colorful drawings, or with posters and pictures that delight children, and let their imaginations run free.
The interior designer never advises to paint children’s walls in dark colors, which reflect on the child’s psyche, so colors that evoke joy, optimism and happiness should always be adopted.
This space is very important for the child to be able to play with his toys and dolls, and to be able to do various activities such as drawing, coloring and playing with putty.
There must be space for storage, because it gives the child happiness when he hangs his drawings on this special space or keeps gifts given to him.
The interior designer advises parents to leave the freedom to choose the room for the child.
The decorator emphasizes the importance of developing a plan for the interior design of the child, because it facilitates the task of designing children’s bedrooms.
She emphasizes that every part of the ideal children’s room suggests fun, adventure and curiosity, because the decorations and accessories of children’s rooms should reflect their hobbies and tendencies so that the surrounding environment is a friendly and joyful environment.
The decorator concludes her speech to Al Jazeera Net that the child’s feeling that his room is his little kingdom gives him more confidence and stability when he is among his toys, possessions and daily details, and his participation in playing and organizing games increase his love and belonging to this place.