We all know that having a little one means lots of additional expense and because we want our little ones to have the very best of everything, it means our budgets can be stretched to breaking point. However, it doesn’t have to be this way.
By decorating your kid’s bedroom on a budget, your child can still enjoy a room that is both fun and practical, without mum or dad overspending. Read on to find out more.
Choose a long-lasting bed
Your kid’s bed is an important purchase. It may well be the bed that they sleep in for a decade. Whilst you may need specific baby beds or toddler beds as your kid grows, once they’re old enough a sturdy, high-quality single bed is all they’ll need. Your kid will use this bed for a long time, so you’re better off investing in something high-quality that can handle a bit of jumping on so that you won’t need to replace it.
Paint and wall stickers
Paint is a great way to brighten up your kid’s room at a low cost. If you want to add an extra touch to the walls, consider buying some wall decals. Wall decals can easily be peeled off, so it’s inexpensive to remove and replace as your child’s tastes change or if you move home. This list of wall decals for kids’ bedrooms has lots of fun inspiration.
Layer colours and textures
Using interesting and fun accents for your kid’s room will make the space feel cosier and more stylish. Rugs, blankets, pillows, and other accessories don’t need to be expensive. By adding a variety of colours and textures to your kid’s room it will feel more homely for both of you.
Buy second-hand furniture
Another way to decorate your kid’s room on a budget is to opt for second-hand furnishings. As kids grow, many of us donate furniture and decor they have outgrown. Your local second-hand furniture shop will likely have great tables, cupboards, decor, and more for your kid’s room at a lower cost than buying it brand new.
Get creative with storage
Plenty of storage is a must for any kid’s bedroom. With so many toys, crafts, papers, and clothes around you need to find creative ways for keeping the space tidy and organised. That doesn’t mean you need to fork out lots of money on storage units for your kid’s room. You can get creative instead. For example, an overdoor shoe rack is great for storing toys and dolls, brightly painted metal buckets are a cute way to organise shelves, and under-the-bed storage bins can be purchased very cheaply.
Plants, succulents, and even small trees can be bought at a low price and add a splash of colour and nature to any kid’s room. They also create a healthier environment and can even reduce stress. Make sure that any plants you buy are non-toxic and are stored in a safe place so your kid can’t