Children are wonderful creatures, and their fantasies can generate miracles. If you have a child or work in a school or kindergarten, give them an opportunity to help you with decorating the interior and exterior.
Don’t be afraid that they will drabble your wallpapers or furniture. Take care in advance that coloring elements (if used) do not get on these items. If you have a children’s room, put it at the disposal of little master.
Drawing with felt-tip pens/ pencils/ paints on the wall in the room
Which of us did not undertake this business in childhood? The huge space for creativity – a huge wall – attracts and encourages to take up pencils.
Tip: Use water-soluble paints: this will be safe for the child and will be easy to clean later. You can also use washable wallpaper to make cleaning process even easier.
The smallest artists can cope on their own, coloring tools are enough for them, but older children can use stencils as complementary tool. With their help, they can create huge wall paintings with different plots, which at the same time, contributes to children’s development.
Teen boys love so much to paint graffiti! Let them paint your fence or house facade. This will be a great gift for them, because not every wall is allowed to talent presentation. Provide them with a protective mask, gloves and make sure that the paint doesn’t contain toxic substances and is odorless. Set aside a small amount of time that child can use to paint the exterior.
Tip: stencil work with graffiti too, so you can use them both for exterior and interior decoration.
The easiest method to use children’s art as an interior design item is to set their paintings in the rooms. You can do it on a separate wall or hang drawings randomly everywhere. You can choose best ones and insert them into frames as well. The gallery can be replenished, some works can be replaced with new ones, and modified. It will be a great motivating time with your child. Success will be clearly visible to all guests and household members, so evaluate each work at the highest level.
One more educational game for children, that will be a great addition to your interior design. Moreover, parents can choose the panels as they wish: geography, cartoons, cars, animals, plants and much more. The process can be so exciting that all householders can become involved in solving the puzzle.
Collages and series of puzzles panels will be a great solution for décor as well.
Tip: don’t choose too difficult plots of panels due to not to kill motivation for your child.
Cross-stitch is an advanced complexity skill and is available to school-age children. There are many options for embroidery: floss, beads, sequins. However, cross-stitching using floss threads is the easiest method for children.
Don’t leave your child alone till you make sure that he/she has mastered the skill. Then allow to start the cross-stitch on their own.
Tip: use a wooden hoop as a frame for your finished piece. This element will perfectly decorate any part of your home and make it much more cozy and beautiful.
Naturally, children are not aware of many of these fascinating processes. Adults need to take responsibility for developing children’s creativity and engaging them into the home routine, and start by designing the space they live in. Many of these masterpieces will take a place in your home for years and will motivate your kids to bigger achievements.
Who knows, maybe your baby will become the greatest architect or famous designer.
Take care of them and keep decorating!