Get Creative New Ideas for Decorating a Boy’s Room
Boy’s rooms can be really exciting and fun to decorate especially if you’re going with a themed element. Use a theme to provide a pivot point for the room and take your inspiration from that theme. Whether your son is a newborn or a teen there are themes that can work for every age group.
It’s pretty easy to jump on the sports theme bandwagon, especially if your son has already expressed an interest in a particular sports team or participating in a sport. And you’ll find accessories, wallpaper, wall decals and other decorating items pretty readily. Since they’ll most likely enjoy that particular sport or team for a long time you can go wild with the decorations and not worry about redecorating any time soon.
Bugs, Frogs, Animals
It’s sort of a cliché that boys like things that slither, but some of them really do and encouraging an interest in nature is not a bad thing at all. You can get really creative with this theme and use full colour images from books as artwork or to wallpaper the room. Give your child a camera and let them take their own pictures of their favourite animal or bug and create a photo collage.
Turn your child’s room into a town with roads or train tracks running through it, build tracks on the wall if you’re handy. Create stops along the route with different themed play areas. Paint murals on the wall or get sticky murals to cover any fitted wardrobes or other large furnishings of cityscapes or create a faux wall with holes drilled and Christmas lights poked through for an even more exciting city skyline.
You can create a room that looks and feels like the outdoors with trees painted on walls and even artificial greenery attached to the wall and ceiling. Or try to make the room feel like a rustic cabin in the woods with flannels and plaids and trompe l’oeil windows that appear to peer out into the wilderness. You can even rig up a tent to serve as a canopy.
Whether it is space itself or Star Wars, there are a lot of space themed options for a boy’s bedroom. You can get mini planetarium projectors for the room, or place or paint stars on the ceiling. There are so many beautiful space posters that can be used as artwork and the real creative families could even turn the bedroom into the inside of a space shuttle.
When decorating your child’s room remember that tastes change so creating a room that is easy and inexpensive to redecorate is a good idea. Also a lot of families have already gone through the stages you’re at and you can find great deals on used furniture and accessories if you just keep your eyes open. For more boys’ room decorating ideas turn to 5 More Themes for Boys’ Bedrooms.