Usually everything that you have to buy for your children is expensive, but you can save some money with the decorations. As clothes are not optional and you cannot build al the toys DIY style, you can work on decorating the room of your little one in a very creative and cheap way. You can even do it together as a family project. Plus, the kids will love to put their hands everywhere.
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Pinterest is a great website where you can find ideas for DIY projects, but there are some others as well. You can find plenty of modalities to modify or reuse or even recycle stuff that you have around your house. You just need some dedication and patience, because it’s going to take a while to put all of it together. You can browse for some extra materials as well, so you will save some time away from the crowded brico stores. The sky is the limit. You can repaint, reuse, modify old furniture with some imagination and basic extra materials, like paint, nails, stickers or you can even look online for some tartan ribbon UK that you can use basically anywhere, anyhow. Make sure you include your kids in your decisions, afterall the result will be their little cozy nest, so browse together. After you decided, it’s time to go for a little shopping if you didn’t already do it on line.
The funniest part of this hole project is dooing it yourself, starting from painting the walls, ending with the final touches. While the adults mind the heavy duty, the kids can have fun painting, sticking, cutting. The most interesting part is that you can even save space by turning the old furniture in a multifuntional one. Recycling is also great, because you can even make toys from plastic bottles or pen holders, chandeliers from plastic spoons, decorations from tin cans. Teach your children how to use all these materials on their behalf and for their own sake and make them feel helpful. If you want to keep changing the appearance of the room and the furniture you can use tape. It’s easier to put on and take off when not needed anymore. You can also use it to make patterns on the walls or other surfaces. Because it’s a kids’ room, it will need a desk and you can install a pliable one.