Would You Let Your Child Design Their Own Bedroom?
There are some increasingly fun and exciting ways to design bedrooms for children of all ages, and many youngsters probably have their own ideas about how they’d like their spaces to look, but would you trust your child to decide on their own decor?
A new survey by Barratt Homes suggests that in most cases, the answer is no. The Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard reported on the research, which found that, in homes with children, it’s mums who make the final decision 50 per cent of the time.
In 35 per cent of households, it’s dads who get the final say, and in just 15 per cent of homes children are allowed the freedom to take control of the decor in their own room.
One of the best ways to create a fun and engaging space for your youngsters is to use murals to bring a room to life.
Richard Ornelas, an interior designer from Claude Hooper, told the publication that Blue Planet 2 has had an impact on people’s decor choices. That may mean rising interest in sea scenery wallpaper in the UK.
He also noted that animals are a popular theme in many children’s rooms, commenting: “At the moment felt animal heads are being used on walls instead of pictures to add interest and they are easy to replace as children grow older.”
It seems that even the royal family are embracing this trend, with various reports around the birth of the latest prince suggesting that William and Kate have opted for a Peter Rabbit themed nursery for the newest addition to their family.