Design A Fun Kids Playroom with These Decorating Tips
When staging a home for sale, attention to detail in every corner counts, but a well-executed kids playroom can especially capture the hearts of prospective buyers. This space communicates the potential for fun, growth, and a life lived vibrantly. Here at No Vacancy, we specialize in transforming mundane spaces into charming areas for children, inspiring imagination and creating inviting atmospheres. Let’s explore some engaging decorating ideas to stage a playroom that excites both kids and adults alike.
Age-Appropriate Furniture and Colors
Select furniture that complements the age of your kids. Toddlers require furniture with softer edges and less height, while older kids might appreciate study desks or bean bag chairs for relaxed reading. Vibrant colors evoke a sense of fun and creativity, while pastel colors can bring a soothing atmosphere for calmer activities. However, it’s wise to not go overboard with bright hues; strategic splashes of color can be more effective and appealing.
People are moving away from the traditional gender-based colors and green paint have become very popular to use, but it’s more like a khaki green. For a girls playroom paint color is looking more at coral and terracotta, which are more warm tones. Of course you will want to involve your child in the decorating process and allow them to pick a color scheme.
While accent walls have made a comeback, decorative furniture or decor accents are a really easy way to incorporate splashes of color into a playroom scheme. A coat of paint as a backdrop for pieces of furniture in the room, or around fixtures such as a chalkboard or desk area so that it frames the piece is another decorating idea so it doesn’t feel massively dominant because it’s behind furniture or behind a picture, but just gives you that pop of color.
Choosing a theme can make the playroom more enticing and can be a fun project for the kids to participate in. From jungle expeditions to space adventures or a princess castle, the possibilities are endless. Use wall decals, themed furniture, and toys to bring the theme to life without making permanent alterations.
Safety is Key
Remember, safety comes first. Use safety gates at the entrance of the playroom if you have toddlers. Cover all the electrical outlets and ensure that the furniture is sturdy and doesn’t have sharp corners. Using rugs and play mats can also cushion falls and provide a cozy area for play.
Interactive and Educational Elements
A well-staged playroom should also facilitate learning. Incorporate elements like a reading corner with a mini library or a mini art studio. A chalkboard wall can encourage creativity and improve handwriting skills. Building blocks and puzzles can also stimulate cognitive development while providing endless fun.
To avoid a chaotic look, it’s crucial to organize toys, books, and other items. Use shelving units, storage bins, and baskets that kids can easily access. Label them to promote a sense of responsibility in kids and maintain an organized space. Consider multi-functional furniture like ottomans or benches with storage space for a neat and tidy playroom.
Versatile Design Elements
A good playroom grows with your child. Choose furniture and design elements that can adapt to your child’s changing needs and interests. Adjustable shelves, for instance, can be modified as your child grows. A play tent can be a magical castle today, a secret hideout tomorrow, and a reading nook in the future. Playrooms overall need to be looked at as a flex space as it won’t be as long before your pondering the decor of a teenager’s bedroom. Consider how the purpose of the room might change over the coming years to avoid having to redo the room frequently.
Artwork and decorative elements add personality and charm to the playroom. Use your child’s artwork to decorate the walls or invest in kid-friendly wall art. Wall decals are a fun, temporary solution to bring an empty wall to life. A playroom gallery wall could display their creations and boost their confidence.
A well-staged kids playroom can be a game-changer in the home selling process. A playroom that sparks joy and excitement can help potential buyers envision their own families living happily in the space. Here at No Vacancy Home Staging, we can help you create a delightful and engaging kids playroom that not only serves as a magical world for kids but also acts as a compelling selling point for your home. With safety, practicality, creativity, and education at the forefront of our designs, we transform ordinary spaces into extraordinary places of growth and fun for your little ones.