Home Decorating - Apartment Decorating - Dorm Decorating

Home Decorating & Interior Design Ideas for Apartment - Home -Studio - Dorm

BEDROOM DECORATING
Resource Guide | Interior Design 101 | Decorating by Room  
 
  Find Decorating Home Decor Tips and Interior Decorating strategies for "non-owned" Rental Living Spaces
Custom Search

  
Rental Decorating Digest - Interior Decorating for Rentals
   Home

 
Celebrating 12 Years of Helping Renters Decorate Spaces!

                 
Decorate Your Space
 With These Interior Design Tools               

The Basics
 First Time Renter
 Organizing Ideas
 Lamps & Lighting
 Budget Decorating
Interior Design 
 Interior Design 101
▪  Room Color Schemes
▪  Style Guide
▪ 
Feng Shui Decorating
▪  Garden & Outdoors
Decorating Spaces
 Decorating By Room
 Bedroom Decorating
 Small Space Decorating

 Wall Decorating Ideas
 Windows & Treatments
Renters Lifestyles
 Apartment Decorating
 Home Decorating
 Dorm Decorating
 Health - Food - Family

 Money Management 101


Free Monthly Decorating Newsletter
HomeBedroom Decorating
How to Create a Room Your Kids Will Love



(ARA) - We all need a space of our own, no matter our age. Children can thrive when there is a place in their home that nurtures their imaginations and their sense of belonging.

But the children's furniture and home décor industry is a multi-billion dollar business with such a staggering variety of choices that parents may feel overwhelmed. You may be tempted to let your child live with white walls and beige carpet until he is old enough to tackle the redecorating on his own. But a few of the same principals and techniques designers use can help you create a room your child will love.

* Consider how the room will be used - Children's bedrooms have become multipurpose, like most spaces in our homes. It's likely your child not only sleeps in her room, but plays and does homework there as well. While a bed is the essential focus of any bedroom, keep in mind that you may need to incorporate play space, a study area and maybe even a seating area into the room as well.

* Get your child involved - By the time they've mastered speech, most kids are able to tell you what they like and don't like. How involved your child can be in the decorating process will depend on his age and level of development. A toddler may be able to tell you he likes blue but purple is "yucky." An elementary school child may be able to express a preference for a theme or style of bed. A high school student can be fully involved in the planning and execution of her room remodel.

* When it comes to a theme, keep compromise in mind - Maybe your child wants an underwater theme like the one he saw on a home improvement show, complete with the prow of a pirate's ship mounted on one wall. You, however, want something that will grow with him and not break the bank - or your back - to accomplish. Compromise is needed and can be as easy as placing a wallpaper mural of a sailing ship on one wall of your child's room.

* Adapt current design trends - Wallpaper murals are a hot design trend, with many home improvement shows using them to create focal points or accents in nearly every room of the house. They're a great option for a children's room because they're easy to install and offer thousands of images that will fit virtually any design theme you choose. Lowes home improvement stores across the nation sell kid-friendly wallpaper murals by Environmental Graphics for under $100. Designs range from the sports themed like the stands of a baseball stadium as seen from the field, to jungle animals and underwater seascapes. To learn more and view kid-friendly mural options, visit a Lowe's store near you.

Designing a child's room can be fun for the whole family, and a great way to spend some quality time with your child. Following these basic principles can help ensure the experience will be rewarding, and the room something your child will love for years to come.

Courtesy of ARAcontent

October Features

5 Easy Fall Updates for the Home

Use What you Have Decorating - Balanced Decorating

Affordable Fall Decorating

NEW! Rental Home Remodel
Day #1
DEMOLITION DAY!


"The Renters" are getting ready for their remodel! Watch as they set the stage of events that will be happening and you get a lay of the current floor plan. This rental home remodel is estimated to take between 8-10 weeks as they are moving themselves out and then into their landlord provided trailer located on the property...
Subscribe to Watch Weekly Updates 


 FEATURED CATALOG
 

 Image of The Company Store from The Company Store catalog
 All of your must-have bed and bath essentials with a luxurious assortment of upscale bedding and linens.
 
 
Browse this free catalog and get inspiration for your space!
 
 
 
Send Me This Catalog

 

Interior Decorating & Design Articles

1. Decorating a Small Apartment

2.
Kids Room Decorating Tips

3. Decorating by Finding a Color Scheme

4. Budget Home Decor Ideas

5.
How to Choose Quality Furniture for the Home


Decorating Videos
Your spot for interior design and home decorating videos.




FREE Monthly Rental Decorating Digest!






Email Marketing by VerticalResponse

Renters

Resource Guide
   Quick Index of Helpful Providers    Read Monthly Column - Celebrity Interior Design Expert 
 
 
 ▪
Art and Posters
 ▪
Bed, Bath, Body
 ▪
Bridal Resources
 ▪
Entertainment
 ▪
College Living
 ▪
Crafts & Supplies

 
 ▪
Financial
 ▪
Food  Cooking 
 ▪
Furnishings / Furniture

 ▪
Home Improvement
 ▪
Moving /Movers
 

 
 
Rugs & Floor Covering
 ▪ Storage & Organizing
 ▪
Windows-Blinds & Drapes
 ▪
Real Estate
 ▪ US.For Sale,
 ▪ US For Rent,
 ▪
International Rentals
 
 The Top 5 Decorating Topics  Interior Design | Decorating by Room | College Decor | Budget Home Decor Ideas | Wall Decorating

About Us      Media Kit     Partners   Opportunities   Resource Guide     Press     Contact Us 

Use Disclaimer
Copyright 2000-2012 Rental Decorating Digest. All Rights Reserved