There is a great relationship between the design of children’s bedrooms and the psychological aspect, as the interior decoration reflects an aspect of their personality and psyche, as the child must participate in the design of his room so that it becomes a creative painting.
These rooms transform into their own space, all beautifully and safely catered to their requirements. It can be said that children’s bedrooms are among the most important rooms that creativity and innovation must reach in their design and contents.
Key points for selection
Interior decorator Heba Saleh introduces the main points that must be taken into account when designing a children’s bedroom to be safer and more comfortable. So every detail of this space for the child must be taken care of.
It is known that colors are the key to the success of any design in children’s bedrooms, so it is preferable to choose bright colors, such as orange, yellow, pink, green and purple, but it should not exceed 3 colors in the space, so that it does not fall into the circle of confusion and chaos.
One of the tips is to choose soft (neutral) shades and colors when you want calm and simple decorations for children’s bedrooms.
As for the popular colors for girls, they are somewhat different from those of boys, they tend to be calm and pink, and for males they choose blue, which is suitable for quarrelsome characters and a lot of movement because of this color’s calming effect.
For children who are characterized by a lack of activity, it is better to use yellow because it stimulates intellectual activity and keeps the mind alert, while red is used to enhance the child’s self-confidence, according to the interior designer.
Simplicity and safety
The more children’s bedrooms are simple in design, and the few accessories are, the more space for children to move, play and move around easily. Therefore, it is advisable to choose durable, good-quality furnishings for children’s bedrooms for reasons of safety, taking into account their weight, and expectations of increase in the subsequent period.
Usually hardwood or soft-touch iron are perfect. In this context, it is necessary to stay away from furniture and accessories that could harm this age group, such as: sharp corners, highly flammable materials and oil heating stoves, while avoiding the use of candles in decorating bedrooms.
One of the most important things that must be taken into account is the child’s safety and safety, especially if he is less than 6 years old, as non-hazardous materials must be chosen, and the decor should not be designed with sharp corners or a lot of artifacts that hinder the child’s movement and freedom in the room.
The most important thing – as an interior designer says to Al-Jazeera Net – is that the room is healthy, constantly ventilated, and secured from the dangers of electrical vents.
For rooms with more than one child, the color of the cabinets can be distinguished in different colors according to each child’s desire, as well as the walls. One side of the room can be painted in one color and the other side in another color to please the children.
Among the distinctive decors are the class beds that come in the form of two or three beds on top of each other vertically, this type of decoration contributes to the exploitation of the spaces available in the children’s bedrooms.
Decorating children’s bedrooms with their drawings, art and handicrafts enhances their self-confidence. In addition, they put their fingerprints on the places in which they live.
In children’s rooms, a few pieces of furniture are usually chosen, and accessories are used very limited, leaving a space 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 preserve time from a young age, and it can be chosen in his favorite colors that fit the wall design, as advised by the interior designer.
Curtains create an atmosphere of comfort, and it is necessary for the curtains to coordinate colors with the rest of the room elements. It is very important to protect children from exposure to sunlight in amounts that may harm them.
You can choose curtains with drawings of cartoon characters that children love.
Pay attention to lighting children’s bedrooms, and study the places and angles in which they are distributed, while avoiding as much as possible from unstable ground lighting, or those that stand in the way of children, in order to avoid problems during movement and play.
Also, the lighting near the place where children study must be taken care of, making sure that it is sufficient and appropriate. Note that any confusion in the distribution of lighting may negatively affect children’s eyes.
So that the floor of the room does not cause the child to slip, and it is safer: a carpet with a large area is laid on it, which is the safest and most practical way, regardless of the type of flooring in the room, whether it is parquet, marble or ceramic, so the carpets are safer for the child and protect from slipping and breaking glass easily, To be cleaned up first, because the soil related to the carpet may cause allergies to children.
If the budget allocated for children’s bedroom decorations is modest, parents can master it by using paint, decorating with colorful drawings, or with posters and pictures that please children and let their imaginations unleash.
The decorator never recommends painting children’s walls in dark colors, which reflects on the psyche of the child, so the colors that inspire joy, optimism and happiness must always be adopted.
This space is very important for the child to be able to have fun with his toys and toys, and to do various activities such as drawing, coloring and playing with putty.
Storage space should be provided because it gives the child happiness when he hangs his drawings on this special space or keeps gifts that were presented to him.
The interior designer advises parents to leave the freedom to choose the room for the child, if he chooses it with conviction, he will preserve it and start learning to take responsibility, and also not to forget to leave the freedom to him to choose the basic pieces that make him more confident in himself.
The decorator stresses the importance of developing a plan for the design of the child’s interior because it facilitates the task of designing children’s bedrooms, so if he is fond of dinosaurs, for example, this animal can be the main focus of the decor plan, with the acquisition of accessories that revolve around him.
And she assures that every part of the ideal children’s room suggests fun, adventure and curiosity, because the decorations and accessories of children’s rooms must reflect their hobbies and tendencies so that the surrounding environment is a friendly and joyful environment.
The interior designer concludes her interview with Al-Jazeera Net that the child’s feeling that his room is his small kingdom gives him more confidence and stability when he is between his games, possessions and daily details, and that his participation in playing and arranging games enhances his love and belonging to this place.