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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 21:46

How To Create A Kids Haven

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Children are adventurous, curious and fun loving, and they thrive in environments that encourage their imaginative abilities. Creating a space that inspires your kids isn’t difficult at all. We have some creative design tips that will transform a child’s bedroom into a haven.

 

1. Playful Functionality

 

Hopscotch

Image: haga26

 

Simple, playful elements like the hopscotch floor and drawing roll, will add to the décor of the room while encouraging your child to get creative in their own space.

 

drawing pad

     Image: petitandsmall

     

 2. Safety First

 

Plug Safety

Image: oddee

 

Your child’s room needs to be a sanctuary for them and one that keep them safe as well as comfortable. Make use of interesting and creative items that will ensure safety, but will also appeal to their creative minds and of course, like the above plug cover, look delightful.

 

3. Adorable Doors 

door

Image: diyyourcrafts

 

A door in a kid’s room doesn’t have to plain and boring. Adding wall art or painting fun characters like in the images above make an everyday necessity a fun creative and inspiring piece of décor for you child.

 

door decor

Image: diyyourcrafts

 

4. Think Small

 

knob

Image: Apartment Therapy

 

Adding interesting and playful door handles and knobs to furniture is a really simple way to add some fun to your kid’s furniture pieces.  The dinosaur knobs in the above image are spray painted plastic toy animals with nails in them. Very simple and cost effective.

 

5. Cozy Corners

 

hideout

Image: thriftyandchic

 

Children love to crawl into small places and feel like they have a little hideout of their own. Teepees and indoor tents are great for accomplishing the perfect safe and comfortable hideaway. 

 

kids hideout

Image: nordicdesign

 

6. Dream Big

 

bedroom inspiration

Image: bellissimakids

 

We all know how important it is for children to get a good night’s sleep, and getting kids excited for bedtime isn’t always an easy task. Beds that create an inviting and charming safe space as well as encourage peaceful sleep are great for statement pieces as well as for some R&R. 

 

bedroom inspiration

Image: designsponge

 

See more great ideas on our Pinterest Board: https://za.pinterest.com/designmindcoza/kids-heaven/

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  • Name: Kathryn Liddell
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