How to decorate play spaces and kids’ rooms for children of any age

Lifestyle

When it comes to decorating kids’ rooms, trying to balance a theme they like with a design you can live with doesn’t have to be difficult.It also doesn’t have to be expensive.The first thing you want to do is choose a look your child will like. What are your kids really in to? It might be Star Wars or baseball. Maybe it’s a favourite colour or a cartoon character. This will help you establish a point of reference to look to as you buy everything you need to make the space look great.From there, you need to set a budget.READ MORE: Creative ways to tell your story in your home’s decorLifestyle expert and design consultant Jackie Morra says by changing up the bedding or adding wall decals, you can completely transform a room without breaking the bank.If you can afford to spend a bit more, you might want to consider something larger like a wall mural.Another cool option is to decorate the floor. For example, if your child is a sports fan, you can use artificial grass or coloured turf.Morra says chalk paint is always a hit with children of all ages and window coverings that are cordless and automated are a great way to change the look of a room without committing a major overhaul.

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