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Styling Guide - Designing Positive Spaces For Kids

Styling Guide - Designing Positive Spaces For Kids

A child's bedroom is more than just a space to sleep – it's a place where they learn, dream, and grow. Designing a kids' bedroom that exudes positivity can have a profound impact on their development and overall wellbeing. 

By combining vibrant colours, thoughtful decorations, and functional design, parents can create an environment that fosters positivity, creativity, and a sense of comfort. 

Here's how:

1. Colour Psychology:

Colours play a significant role in shaping emotions and attitudes. Opt for a palette of soft pastels, cheerful yellows, calming blues, and warm greens to create a soothing and energetic atmosphere. Avoid overly bright or dark shades, as they can evoke restlessness or gloominess.

2. Inspirational Wall Decor: 

Decorate the walls with motivational quotes, colourful artwork, and educational posters. These visuals can inspire a child's imagination, instil confidence, and encourage a positive mindset. Choose images that reflect their interests, whether it's outer space, animals, or favourite storybook characters.

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ABC Harvest Canvas Wall Hanging
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Arabella Quilt Cover
Flower Power Tufted Cushion
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3. Personalisation:

Involve your child in the design process. Let them choose their bedsheets, wall decorations, and even some furniture items. When kids have a say in their room's appearance, it fosters a sense of ownership and pride, leading to a more positive connection with the space.

4. Natural Light and Fresh Air:

A well-lit and ventilated room has a direct impact on mood and productivity. Make the most of natural light during the day and ensure proper airflow. Consider adding sheer curtains that let in sunlight while maintaining privacy. Indoor plants will provide a connection to the natural world whilst also supplying more oxygen to the space. This helps promote sleep.

5. Clutter-Free Zone:

A cluttered space can lead to a cluttered mind. Incorporate ample storage solutions like shelves, bins, and toy organisers to keep the room tidy and organised. A clean and orderly environment promotes a sense of calm and reduces stress.

6. Interactive Learning:

Create dedicated spaces for play and learning. Set up a cosy reading nook with comfortable cushions and a bookshelf filled with age-appropriate books. Incorporate educational toys and games that encourage learning through play.

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7. Comfort is Key:

Invest in a comfortable mattress and quality bedding. A well-rested child is more likely to be in a positive mood and have better cognitive functions. Soft textures and cosy blankets can contribute to a sense of security and happiness.

8. Nature-Inspired Elements:

Bringing elements of the outdoors inside can have a positive impact on a child's mood. Incorporate potted plants, nature-themed wall decals, or artwork that showcases the beauty of the natural world.

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Rad Kid Standard Pillowcase - Citrus Brights
Summer Blooms Standard Pillowcase
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Sunburst Crochet Cushion
Sundaze Floral / Stripe Reversibly Euro Pillowcase

9. Dream Board:

Encourage your child to create a dream board or vision board where they can pin up their goals, aspirations, and things they look forward to. This practice instils a sense of optimism and helps them visualize their dreams.

10. Playful Themes:

Consider incorporating a theme that resonates with your child's interests, such as space exploration, undersea adventures, or jungle safaris. A themed room can spark creativity and enthusiasm, making the bedroom a hub of positivity.

Want to know more about creating beautiful and functional spaces for kids? 

Read more kids styling guides here:

Garduating To A Big Kids Bed
Kids Shared Bedroom
Setting Up A Montessori Style Bedroom Space

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