So the youngest has moved out of her cot (at last) and into a Big Girls’ Room with her older sister. It is still a work in progress, I am on the look out for a tiny wooden dressing table and a mirror, for essential hair brushing and ponytail operations.
This is the story so far….
As much as I would love one of those gorgeous designer kid’s room you see on Pinterest, this is real life, ain’t it. I have tried to make the space functional, fun and child-friendly. This involves boxes for the most important things in life – such as a massive shoe collection. I also have hidden toy boxes under the bunk beds for games that are played with occasionally or toys with squillions of parts.
I think the balance in a children’s bedroom is crucial. You want a room that represents your child and all that he/she enjoys (at that moment – who knows about next week). You want space for their toys but a room that is condusive to sleep. And of course, you want a room that contains elements of your taste, that fits into your house.
I kept everything fairly neutral in this room. The walls are white and most of the furniture is upcycled. If daughters had their own way it would have been all Disney Princess wallpaper and Minions carpet (it is available, don’t ask me why!!!) This is a room that they can grow into and hopefully it will last for the next few years at least.
Hope you enjoyed the mini tour. More photos to follow.
Love Hannah x