When it comes to maintaining a luxury feel throughout your home, it’s all about keeping clutter to a minimum and embracing a minimalistic design, with just a few carefully chosen show-stoppers to add interest. But in children’s bedrooms, this can be a more difficult feat than elsewhere, with toys, cots, and other essentials quickly taking up the available space and making for a messy environment you’d rather keep hidden away from show.
From sleeping to playing, youngsters require a lot of space, and it’s often difficult to achieve the perfect balance. But with some clever hacks and organisation tips, you can easily keep your child’s room organised and looking its best.
Smart furniture choices
Making a smart choice when it comes to children’s beds and furniture will certainly help you to optimise the amount of space you have to work with. Even the most spacious of rooms can quickly feel full if you don’t get the basics right, so choose these elements first and use them as a basis to lay out the rest of the room.
If you have more than one child, bunk beds are a great space-saving option and will make bedtime more fun for both. By having them sleep in this configuration, you’ll have more room for other storage without impinging on their play space. If you only have one child, then a cabin bed is another great alternative for combining both storage and sleeping space into one.
Keep everything in containers
Another way to help with the general tidiness of your child’s room and free up some space is to allocate a specific place to store each item they own. Storage containers are a great solution and will make organising and tidying up much easier – simply fill them up, pop the lid on and stack. Depending on what kind of bed your child sleeps in, these can often fit neatly underneath or be placed inside a wardrobe or on shelves, and are ideal for putting away clothes, toys and bedding.
Invest in floating shelves
Bookshelves are a timeless solution for children’s rooms, but sometimes it’s wise to think outside the box and question the most obvious choices. Bookshelves tend to take up a significant amount of floor space, so consider putting up some floating shelves instead – this way, you’ll optimise your child’s wall spaces for storage without adding clutter at floor level.
Floating shelves are also a great way to add style to any child’s room, and can be beautifully styled with toys and books to add to the overall aesthetic rather than take away from it.
Creating space in a child’s room without compromising on the luxurious feel you’ve created elsewhere in your home can be challenging – but with some careful consideration, the two can easily go hand in hand. Opt for a simple colour scheme and add interest with accessories – keeping the backdrop simple will instantly open up the room rather than making it feel too busy before you’ve even started with the remaining elements. Don’t be afraid to have fun when designing the space, but keep in mind the mantra that less is always more to avoid getting carried away.