Tips for choosing the right color for a child's room

That’s it, your child is ready to have his own room and he is clamoring for it loud and clear. As a parent, we are happy for our child. Finally, he will have a little independence; finally, he will be able to have a little privacy; he grows so fast, etc. However, once our child changes rooms, he or she requires that it also be well decorated. This is where the question of the color of the bedroom arises. So, how do you choose the right color for a child’s room?


Check the brightness of the room

Before setting the color in question, you should first check the structure of the room. Check if the room is bright or not. The goal here is to promote natural light. So, if the bedroom is already bright, you can opt for strong shades such as orange, khaki or even brown.

In fact, strong tint colors will reduce the brightness in the bedroom. On the other hand, if the bedroom lacks light, you should absolutely prefer nude shades such as beige, pastel, white or light blue. These colors will provide more comfort to the child. In addition, they will not accentuate the lack of light. On the contrary, these colors will give a brighter effect to the room.

Check the surface of the chamber

In order to choose the right color for your child’s room, you must also consider the square footage of the room. Indeed, if the room is small, you must use colors with tints that will air the room. To do this, white is our loyal ally. This color allows, in particular, to breathe the room as it should.

In addition, you can also paint the wall in two tones. You can, more precisely, go for white for the three walls and choose a stronger color for the last wall. In this case, khaki and duck blue are interesting colors. Painting the child’s room this way will make the room visually larger.

Ask your child

So these are the two important points to consider before choosing the color of a child’s room. So, once you have taken these two points into account, you can ask your child for advice. In this situation, the goal is to offer him a well-defined color palette (according to the studies carried out previously) on which he will choose his favorite color (s).

Also, ask him what kind of decoration he would like to have in his room. You can then advise him and offer him other ideas always in line with the defined colors. You will thus have more complicity. Also, you will teach your child to communicate well and to express himself. In short, it will be a moment of quality, exchange and sharing between parents and children.