Interactive Wall Ideas for Kids Rooms

Feb 21 2021 Published by under Uncategorized

“Don’t write on the walls!”

Well, why not? Kids’ spaces, whether it’s your little one’s bedroom, a play area for your home daycare, or just a place for the grandkids to hang out, should encourage imagination and creativity. And yes, that may even include writing on the walls!

However, before you set the kids loose with a box of crayons, here are a few ideas to try:

1. Chalkboard paint – The things they do with paint now! Yes, if you have a few hours to spare, you can transform a bare wall in your home into a chalkboard, so the kids can create, erase, and create some more…

2. Chalkboard paint alternative – If you don’t feel like painting, but still like the idea of a chalkboard, you can also pick up peel and stick chalkboard panels. For ideas check out WallCandy® Arts – they make standard rectangular chalkboard panels, as well as other shapes, including circles and jungle animals (yes, elephants, giraffes, and even hippos).

3. Dry erase boards – If your children are a little older, and you feel “safe” entrusting them with markers, consider installing a dry erase board. Create, erase, and create some more – this time without the chalk dust.

4. Magnetic paint – There’s more than one way to add an interactive element to those bare walls, and magnetic paint is another ingenious alternative. Unfortunately, most common refrigerator magnets do not work well on magnetic paint. Use flexible rubber sheet magnets instead. The kids can even make their own magnetic shapes after a quick trip to the hobby store. Also, if you can’t decide between chalkboard paint and magnetic paint, check out Magnamagic(TM), one of the more popular magnetic wall paint manufacturers, for magnetic chalkboard paint.

5. Felt board walls – Felt boards are popular with toddlers and preschoolers, and it’s easy to make one yourself. Using spray adhesive, affix a large piece of felt or flannel to thin plyboard, then anchor securely to the wall. You can then purchase pre-made felt shapes or if you are feeling crafty, make your own.

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Kids Bedroom Furniture – A Guide

Feb 05 2021 Published by under Uncategorized

Buying kids bedroom furniture or for that matter any furniture for kids’ rooms needs some planning and consideration of various factors. First of all measure your kid’s room correctly because choosing the right size and type is essential to create a healthy and safe atmosphere for the kids to spend their time in. It helps to consider the child’s fad as it will mean a lot to him or her. Durability factor is vital as years of wear and tear due to kid’s playing about on the couches and beds cause considerable damage. Hence taking utmost care of the materials used to make the furniture is important.

Most important factor to consider while buying kids bedroom furniture is safety, since kids are prone to get injured due to their playfulness. Sharp edges and corners should be avoided. The fabric should be removable, washable or even vacuumed easily. Ensure the aesthetics and color schemes as even psychologists emphasize the effect of colors on the moods etc. Using energetic bright colors can have a positive effect on the kids.

While making kids bedroom furniture it is important to create an environment with enough space to allow the kids freedom to play, crawl, fight, sleep, read, write and study. The ambience ought to motivate and encourage the kids to imagine, think and feel secure too. These aspects surely help in molding the child’s personality in a big way. The furniture must be made in a manner that helps to make kids happy and comfortable as well as take care of their well-being.

Choosing a multifunctional type for kids bedroom furniture makes a lot of good sense. Among different purposes, a great deal of storage space is an essential priority. Slide out storage bins and cupboards with bookcases included in it allows enough space for neatly storing books, other study materials, bed linen and clothes. Unique designs are hot favorites of kids these days. This should be borne in mind while ordering for kids’ furniture. For those who started with just bunk beds it will be good to put in matching furniture like chests for toys, clothe stands and cupboards.

Kids bedroom furniture should have the convenience of having everything close at hand. Their toys, clothes or other sundry items must be accessible with least efforts. The age factor needs to be looked into while making kids’ furniture. While designing the kids bedroom furniture care must be taken to note the hobbies, interests and potential of the kids to make suitable furniture that will help the kids to develop these traits.

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Use Newspaper Clippings, Graphics, Kid’s Art, and Clipart to Enhance Your Scrapbook

Jan 26 2021 Published by under Uncategorized

A popular addition to scrapbook pages is newspaper clippings. Newspaper clippings of birth announcements, team photographs, or favorite celebrities add a personal touch to scrapbook pages.

Newspaper contains about 4% lignin. Therefore, yellowing and brittleness of the newspaper paper will eventually occur. However, since the percentage of lignin is low, newspaper will preserve for many years before this deterioration process begins to occur. To further slow this process, use Mylar or page protectors to protect the newspaper from the outside elements.

Various graphics and clip art are available on the Internet. Many of these items can be downloaded or printed for free. Downloading and printing images is a good way to find pictures or photographs of your child’s favorite television character or band for a unique personalized touch. Print these graphics or clipart directly onto lignin-free and acid-free paper.

Kids bring home the greatest creations of macaroni, glitter, and finger paint. Unfortunately, the macaroni bits and glitter is soon all over the floor or eaten by the dog.

To save these creations, without the macaroni and glitter mess, simply scan and print your child’s creations for use in your next scrapbook.

Kid’s art is great for use for kid’s rooms, grandparent scrapbooks, and kid’s scrapbooks. These pictures can be used as backgrounds, as focus items, or as embellishments.

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Benefits of Having a Kids Room Carpets

Jan 21 2021 Published by under Uncategorized

When creating your kids’ room décor, it’s always better to add a carpet to the mix. Kids room carpet will have a huge influence on the room décor as well as the benefits for your kids.

Having a kid’s room carpet can;

Protect your kids from the floor

If you have kids between 4-10 years old, you know that they love playing and jumping around the room. Now if someone falls on the plain floor, he will get hurt or maybe worse; he might break one of his limbs.

Having a soft carpet in place can protect kids from such accidents; when they fall on a soft carpet, it will not cause them a huge damage on the plain floor.

Benefits of Having a Kids Room Carpets

Benefits of Having a Kids Room Carpets

Warm your kids against the cold

If you don’t have heating in your kids’ room, or you are afraid it can hurt them if they got too close to it, you can use a thick carpet as an alternative.

A thick carpet in your kid’s room will keep them warm, away from the cold floor under it, So that, they can play normally without you having to worry about the cold.

Protect the floor

Kids usually love to draw, paint, and mess with other materials. Sometimes, this may cause the floor to get dirty with paint, colors… etc. This will require regular cleaning to the floor and sometimes it can be difficult to clean. In addition to, that it will decrease the longevity of the flooring.

Having a carpet in place will help prevent the dirt from reaching the floor, and hence if it got dirty, all you have to do is to clean the carpet itself. Which can be less expensive and easier.

Connect the décor elements of the room

If you decided to change the décor of your kid’s room and it didn’t match with the floor, you can easily add a carpet that matches with the new décor colors.

Another possible approach is to change the carpet each period of time, to give a new look to the room, as well as giving it a fresh look and get rid of the old (maybe dirty carpet)

See how having a carpet in this room can help a lot a reduce cost and effort?… You can always visit our site to get more ideas and inspiration about your home décor and flooring…

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