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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Redecorating Your Child’s Bedroom This Spring: Give It a Creative Look Without Spending Much

Spring is that time of the year when we can afford to spruce up, re-organize, clean up and give our homes a fresh, new vibe. But it’s not enough to repaint the living room and replace kitchen cabinets. You child’s room is just as important. 

Let’s not forget that kids grow really fast; they may love their toys now, but 1 year from now they might have an interest in reading books, for example. This means that instead of buying them stuffed bunnies, your beloved toddlers might want a bookcase in their rooms, or maybe a desk. Regardless, it’s best to have priorities, and the following ideas should make redecorating your child’s bedroom a lot easier and stress-free.

Redecorating Your Child’s Bedroom This Spring

Repainting the walls

One of the most convenient ways to revamp your child’s room is with paint. A fresh coat of paint doesn’t cost much, meaning that you can completely change their spaces without breaking the bank. Allow your kid to choose a paint color; they have more than one favorite color, that’s fine too because with more nuances you can craft original drawings, and really make your child’s room look out of this world.

New furniture items

It’s nice to change things around your kids’ room every now and then. But this doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to invest a lot of money in replacing everything. Since it’s springtime, you might want to change those black curtains with lighter nuances; allow as much natural light as possible to enter the room, and place flower pots by the window to convey a sense of freshness and bloom. In terms of other items, you can change, we should also mention the desk chair, the posters on the walls, and the area by the window; which you can use to transform into a reading nook.

Redecorating Your Child’s Bedroom This Spring

Restore old furniture pieces

Restoring old furniture pieces is yet another great way of revamping your child’s room without overspending. Wooden desks, for example, can be sanded and painted in a brighter, more upbeat color. The armchairs can be restored as well. Consider new covers in livelier nuances, and add new throw pillows to fill up the empty spaces and create the illusion of a more compact bedroom. 

Think outside the box and use your imagination to make the space as kid-friendly as possible. For instance, you can add bright stars on the ceiling, or cover one wall in a huge wallpaper. Get your inspiration from your child’s favorite cartoons, comic books, or colors, and create some awesome together.

Accessorize

Accessorizing is one of the most convenient ways of redecorating a child’s room. However, you shouldn’t go overboard with the décor. Keep things simple and neat. Most kids are disorganized, meaning that the best accessories for them are shelves and storage spaces. Invest in cute boxes where you can place toys, magazines and books. This way their room will no longer look like a war zone when you walk in to clean up.

Child’s Bedroom

Revamp the bed

Kids should sleep in comfortable, clean, and eco-friendly beds. It’s very important for parents to make sure the bed of their little ones is safe; and by safe we mean baby cot mattress, cotton linens, quality covers and blankets, and ultimately, high-end pillows. Since we live in a world of heavy pollution and chemicals, it’s only natural to want our kids to sleep in the cleanest possible environment. 

When it comes to their beds, no parent should make compromises. Synthetic linens and low-quality mattresses may lead to the formation of all kinds of allergies and skin conditions. In the summer, if the bed is not properly ventilated, your child may develop sleeping issues at a very young age. To make sure that doesn’t happen, choose to make a sensible investment; it will be worth the effort in the future.

Redecorating Your Child’s Bedroom

When it comes to home décor, there’s a lot one can do to change the way their homes look like. And the good news is you won’t even have to spend a fortune to make the rooms of your house look fabulous. As far as your child’s room in concerned, the key to making it look outstanding is all about putting your creativity to good use.

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Monday, April 28, 2014

15 Spring Books for Toddlers and Kids

spring books for kids

Interestingly, there are books for tuts and kids that are spring themed. And since it is still spring, I thought of creating a round-up of some lovely books about Spring. So, spring to the list below and for sure, your little ones will love spring even more!

Where's Spot?
My Garden
by Kevin Henkes

The girl has a garden as huge as her imagination. She grows chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells in her garden!




A Tree for All Seasons
A Tree for All Seasons
by Maryse Guittet

Celebrate the cycle of the year including Spring in this tree shaped book of lovely colors.






Clifford's Spring Clean-Up
Clifford's Spring Clean-Up
by: Norman Bridwell

Clifford the Big Red Dog helps the family spring clean the house and participates in an Earth Day project, with some surprising results.





Signs of Spring
Signs of Spring
by Justine Fontes

On the way to school one day Lucy and her two friends find many signs of spring, from buds on the trees to blades of grass.





Springtime Baby
Springtime Baby
by Elise Broach

Let your baby join a spring fun day with the adventures in this book.





Splish-Splash Spring
Splish-Splash Spring
by Jan Carr

Let your kids feel delighted about spring through illustrations and rhyming words.





The Curious Garden
The Curious Garden
by Peter Brown

 
An enchanting tale of a boy Liam who is in his quest for a greener world. Catch a glimpse of exciting illustrations from this book!








It's Spring
It's Spring
by Susan Swan

A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Includes suggestions for nature study projects.





Here Comes Spring...and Summer and Fall and Winter
Here Comes Spring...and Summer and Fall and Winter
by Mary Elizabeth Murphy

It is fun all year round especially when this dog tries to explore Spring as well as all the other seasons.




Hurray For Spring
Hurray For Spring
by Patricia Hubbell

A fun book about spring with illustrations showing the beauty of this season.




It's Spring!

It's Spring!
by Samantha Berger

A beautifully illustrated rhyming story about spring featuring different animals.




Planting a Rainbow

Planting a Rainbow
by Lois Ehlert

This educational and enjoyable book good for kids age 4-8 helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth.




Wake Up, It's Spring!
                     
Wake Up, It's Spring!
by Lisa Campbell Ernst

This book shows the sun warming the earth and other things that happens in Spring. It is also a nice mood lifting book.



The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle)
The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle)
by Eric Carle

Eric Carle’s classic story of the life cycle of a flower is told through the adventures of a tiny seed. This mini-book includes a piece of detachable seed-embedded paper housed on the inside front cover. Readers can plant the entire piece of paper and watch as their very own tiny seeds grow into beautiful wildflowers.




Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons )
Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons
by Il Sung Na

Good for kids age 2 -4, this book will show you what animals do from winter to spring!




 






These are fun, right? So, if you want to get a book about Spring for your little one's bedtime stories, the books above would be nice. They can even learn about other seasons too!




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