Decorating Basics for Boys Rooms

When decorating a boys room, the usual starting point is choosing a boys bedding set. From there, you can begin to choose what color you would like to paint the walls and how you would like to accent the room, making it both a creative space for learning and also a calm space for sleep. There are many different ways to decorate a boys room but below are some important yet simple suggestions that you may find helpful.

Wall Color

Choose one or two colors for the walls that will compliment the boys bedding set that you have chosen. One color should be more neutral for the majority of the space. The second should be a deeper accent color. An example would be if you have a surf theme boys bedding set, you could use a pale blue for the main areas and a deep navy for the accent wall.

Shelving and Storage

It’s always nice to find shelves or storage units that match the theme of your boys room. An example would be buying silver metal look shelves for a very modern or electronic style room. Or classic white for a nautical space. For complimenting a boys bedding set that is either characters or something like dinosaurs, you could paint a wooden shelf or bookcase in a complimenting color and then look for bookends that are dinosaurs.

Baskets Baskets Baskets…….

There is always room for one more basket. Most popular for boys is metal mesh but you can also use cloth or wicker baskets. These are a great place to store odds and ends like collection cards, baseballs, action figures, etc.

Homework Space

Try to incorporate a desk in your boys bedroom where he can quietly do his school work. A nice way to keep the area a calm space is to use a room divider. The divider can be done in such a way to incorporate the room’s theme by either adding painted color, or pinning posters to it. A great idea on the desk side of the divider is to attach some cork and use it like a bulletin board.

There are endless decorating ideas for boys room but it is most important that you involve your sone in the decision making process. At times this may seem impossible if you want to stylish outcome but involve them by giving simple choices. Green or blue? White or wood? Surf bedding or dinosaur bedding? By helping make the final decisions about his room, your son will really feel like he owns the space and is then free to relax and learn in there.

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