How To Plan Your Child's Bedroom Makeover




Article by: Sherrie Le Masurier

So your child wants a bedroom makeover. You know it's time, your daughter has had the same fairy wallpaper on her walls , Furniture and Home Furnishings for your Home since she was three and now she's eleven. But where's a parent to begin?

My experience as a parent and as an organizing consultant has taught me the importance of pre-planning.

The best place , Color Theory for Practical Use to start is with your child. Talk to her about her current likes and dislikes. Knowing ahead of time what she favors and what she doesn't will save , Discount Dining Room Furniture a lot of time and unnecessary purchases later on.

My daughter's best room , Color Theory for Practical Use makeover was inspired by a trip to a local , Treat Yourself and Your Windows ice cream shop where she fell in love with the shade of her lemonade flavored sherbet.

The sherbet was just the right motivator to get us started. We then had lots of fun shopping for coordinating accessories. , A Quick Rundown on Rustic Bedding

We were able to incorporate other pastel shades into her room , Discount Kids Furniture: Great Value for Less Money by selecting a comforter, sham, bed , Furniture and Home Furnishings for your Home skirt, and a window , How to Achieve Indirect Lighting in Interior Design covering that co-ordinated well with her new lemonade sherbet walls. , Enjoy The Convenience of Scented Jar Candles – Inexpensive And Useful

When the room , Wabi Sabi, Shabby Chic, and Design Psychology: Home Interior Design Styles was completed we had managed to pull together about five pastel shades which added to the warmth and personality of her new space.

We were also surprised to discover that once the room , Don’t Wait for a Mate, Feather Your Nest Now! Part 2 had a fresh coat of paint , Simple Home Decoration Tips and new bed , Floor Mats coverings and window , Furniture Slipcovers - The Cheap and Easy Way to Give Your Furniture a Makeover treatments that everything worked well with her existing furniture, , Selecting Chandelier Lighting for Your Home flooring, , Enjoy The Convenience of Scented Jar Candles – Inexpensive And Useful and basic white , Discount Kids Furniture: Great Value for Less Money storage containers.

For very little money we were able to transform her space from a little girl's room , Bed Rugs and Beyond into a stylish room , Bed Rugs and Beyond fit for a pre-teen. And all without buying new furniture, , Creative Ways to Decorate Your Walls getting new carpet , Furniture and Home Furnishings for your Home or having to purchase new storage containers.

The basis of any bedroom makeover plan , The Secret Health Benefits Of A Nature Poster should be flexibility. If you're starting from scratch it's a good idea to give some thoughts to how long the current bedroom makeover will appeal to your child.

As children grow , Replacement Sofa Slipcovers Can Instantly Give Your Home A Fresh New Image and change , Wallpaper Guide for Your New Baby so do their interests. A wise parent stays clear of the latest trends and focuses instead on creating a space that will carry the child through for a few years.

That said, if you really enjoy redecorating and have no problem giving your child's room , A Guide to Ceiling Fixtures a bedroom makeover every couple of years then go to it!

Either way I would suggest that you use quality bedroom furniture , Giving Your Home a New Image Can be Quick and Easy with Slipcovers that will grow , Treat Yourself and Your Windows with your child through her teen years. Quality furniture , Window Coverings Guide - Decorate Your Home With Window Coverings really is the backbone of a good bedroom makeover.

So once you have decided on the most appropriate furniture , Treat Yourself and Your Windows for your child's room , Replacement Sofa Slipcovers Can Instantly Give Your Home A Fresh New Image its time to focus your attention on flooring, , Color Theory for Practical Use paint , Chairs - Choosing A Rocker and/or wall , The Secret Health Benefits Of A Nature Poster treatments and window , Discount Vertical Blinds – How To Shop For The Best Blinds On A Budget coverings.

Flooring

Flooring can be basic or jazzed up with a throw rug , A Quick Rundown on Rustic Bedding (even on top of wall-to-wall carpeting). It's just another way of bringing all the colors , A Guide to Ceiling Fixtures in the room , The Secret Health Benefits Of A Nature Poster together.

Once you have a general bedroom makeover plan , Hunter Douglas Ceiling Fans in place , Decorating Kid's Bedrooms - Get Them involved! it will be easy to pull the room , Treat Yourself and Your Windows together using a variety of accessory items. Liberal use of lamps, posters and/or framed prints in an otherwise basic room , Window Coverings Guide - Decorate Your Home With Window Coverings scheme makes for quick updates as your child's interests change. , Seasonal Affective Disorder: Signs and Possible Lighting Solutions

If your child does favor a bold and trendy color , Window Coverings Guide - Decorate Your Home With Window Coverings you feel she will tire of easily consider painting , The Secret Health Benefits Of A Nature Poster only one wall. , Decorating Kid’s Rooms On A Small Budget This way, she can still be in style but you won't have to repaint all her walls , Giving Your Home a New Image Can be Quick and Easy with Furniture Slipcovers in a couple of month's time. The rest of her walls , How to Choose a Quality Animal Print Rug can be painted in a subtle more toned down shade or in a complimentary color. , Window Coverings Guide - Decorate Your Home With Window Coverings

To learn more about color , Decorating Kid's Bedrooms - Get Them involved! meaning, color , A Tisket a Tasket...9 Ways to Decorate With Baskets psychology and color , How to Achieve Indirect Lighting in Interior Design therapy visit http://www.decorating-kids-rooms.net/painting-kid-rooms-and-colors-to-paint-a-room.html

Sometimes all you need to do to update the look of a room , Glass Dislay Cases is to add a fresh coat of paint , Persian Rugs: Beautiful To Set The Mood on the walls , Furniture and Home Furnishings for your Home and a limited number of decorative accessories , A Guide to Ceiling Fixtures many of which may be available through a dollar or discount outlets.

Window Treatments

When it comes to window , Bed Rugs and Beyond treatments they need not be elaborate. A basic shade with complimentary curtains or a window , Inexpensive bedroom decorating tips topper works well. Get the maximum benefit from any fabric by using it for curtains, on lampshades, as pillows coverings etc.

You often get to a point with a child's bedroom makeover when you know that enough is enough. Sometimes simple is best and yet other times all you need is just one more idea to complete the look.
Sherrie Le Masurier is an organizing consultant who helps parents organize and decorate , Don’t Wait for a Mate, Feather Your Nest Now! Part 2 their children's rooms. , Pass the Salt – It's a Hot Collectible She is a member of Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) and co-owner of http://www.decorating-kids-rooms.net - Copyright.

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