Integrate Decorative Storage
One of the best ways to maintain a design-focused home is by integrating decorative storage into your decor. This could be anything from stylish baskets and boxes to cabinets and shelves that are specifically designed to hold toys, books, or other kid's items. Not only will this help keep your home looking neat and tidy, but it can also add visual interest and texture to the space.
When searching for the right item, you want to focus on durability and flexibility, allowing you to transition the furniture as your baby or kid grows up. Here are two of our favorite picks:
Create Indulgence Spaces
As a parent, it's also essential to create spaces that allow you to fully relax, even if you only get to sneak away at nap time. This could be anything from an elegant reading nook with cozy chairs and pillows to creating a spa-like oasis in your bathroom with a luxurious bathtub and soft towels.
When creating these spaces, it's essential to make sure that the design is kid-friendly as well. To do this, you should consider adding fabrics that are easy to clean, durable decorative items, and additional storage for kid items so that your indulgence space doesn't become cluttered.
Choose The Right Fabrics
One of the easiest ways to create a design-focused home with kids is by choosing the right fabrics for your rugs and couches. You want to focus on durable and easy to clean materials such as microfiber, leather, and performance fabrics. This allows you to create a stylish and inviting space while still having the flexibility to clean them when needed.
Choose Simple Bedding
Another one of our favorite tips is to choose simple bedding. This could mean choosing a subtle print for your duvet cover or opting for solid color sheets rather than bold patterns, designs, or characters. Avoid adding excessive accent pillows or throws, which could get messy or end up in a play area.
By keeping your child's bedding simple, makes it easy for your kids to make their own bed every morning and maintain a cleanroom. Plus, it allows you to quickly their bedding when needed. It's a win-win!
Creating a design-focused home with kids doesn't have to be complicated. By following these simple tips, you can easily maintain a beautiful and functional space that meets the needs of both you and your little ones. Happy decorating!
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