Organizing and setting up our kid’s rooms is one of the best ways to show we care. Their room is their personal space, and it should be fun, welcoming, and cozy for them. We always want to do what’s best for them, and setting up their bedroom is a good start! Of course, redesigning a bedroom on a budget can be challenging.
That’s why IKEA Expert Julie Mott has provided us with the following tips for setting up the perfect room for your children.
You can get a lot of inspiration for your kid’s room directly from IKEA. One trendy creation is a set of jungle adventure furniture, and you can get everything you need in one affordable space! The SLAKT bed has both a second bed and storage underneath the frame. When you add in cabinets, organizing tools, and fun jungle décor, you have the perfect design for your kid’s room.
Use Smagora for Versatility
One thing that you should always keep in mind is versatility. You want to give your children time to play and relax, but you also want to keep the room organized. The Smagora line from IKEA can help with just that.
The shelving unit, in particular, allows you to change up the design, letting you build it to your custom size. They have every kind of furniture, whether for baby or child, with plenty of storage, organization, and even color added in for whatever you need.
A popular design concept that you can put to work redesigning your kid’s room is stacking crates. These crates simply look like open shelving and can be found at IKEA in different sizes, shapes, and colors. Mix and match them, stack them, turn them, and you have yourself plenty of space and a great look.
You can use them for storing and organizing things like books, toys, games, and more!
Storage benches can be a great solution in any room. In a kid’s room, they offer a place to sit and play and a place to organize and clean. Whether they need a cozy reading place or just an enjoyable spot in the sun, a storage bench can be a great addition.
At IKEA, you can find these again in all sorts of styles, colors, and sizes.
Take Care of Your Teen
As our children grow older, we have to remember that their needs change. Your teen or almost teen will most likely not be satisfied with the same look of their bedroom as a child. Plan to redesign their room to make it an ideal teen-room setting.
Teens need lots of storage – both open and closed. They need places to display the stuff they want everyone to see and other places to hide the rest of the mess. Give them plenty of shelves, cabinetry, and storage. You might want to check out something like the RASSLA box that has compartments and take a look at the IKEA Stuvia line as well.
Every kid needs a room that meets their personality and characteristics. Don’t be afraid to make it personal, and search IKEA for solutions that match your kid’s needs the most!
About Julie Mott
Julie Mott is a Chicago-based IKEA fan and interior design enthusiast. Ms. Mott is an avid reader of interior design books, from which she draws inspiration. Her favorite interior designer is Joanna Gaines, and “Magnolia Home” is her go-to source for design ideas. Julie aspires to create an interior design hub for stay-at-home moms who shop on a budget.