Star Wars Room Decor – Wall Tapestries

With the new Star Wars movie out, it’s no wonder why everyone’s talking about it. One easy way to bring “the force” into your child’s life is to use simple decor elements to create a Star Wars bedroom. Not sure where or how to get started? Start with one of these tapestries/throw blankets and that old boring bedroom will seem like it’s from a galaxy far, far away.

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What would you add next to create a one-of-a-kind Star Wars bedroom?

The Coolest Kid’s Space from FOX’s HOME FREE

If you’re looking for an awesome idea for your child’s playroom, you have to see this design from FOX’s show HOME FREE. They had a lot of great designs, but nothing quite like this. Imagine how many kids — and adults, for that matter — would love to call this room their own. Get ready to recreate!

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3 Essential Room Items for the Toy Story Fan

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If your child loves Disney’s Toy Story, imagine how ecstatic he would be having a Toy-Story themed bedroom. All you need is a few carefully selected accessories to make the theme clear, and you’d have one very happy child. Instead of searching for these accessories yourself, here’s a quick list of the three essential items for any Toy Story fan:

Roller Shade – No matter if your child likes Buzz Lightyear, Woody, or Jessie, there is a Toy Story window shade for the most popular characters. One of the best parts about these window shades is that they’re cordless, making them ideal for a child’s room. Not only are they child-safe, but they’re vibrant and fun. If your child has problems sleeping at night or napping during the day, you can even choose a blackout option.

Toddler Bed – Many large retailers sell Toy Story beds, and the Buzz Lightyear spaceship bed is popular, and it might make bedtimes a little easier. It’s low to the ground and has rounded, smooth edges, which is perfect for a younger child. Many similar stores sell similar Toy Story beds, so if you can’t decide, let your child help with the decision-making process.

Wall Decal – One of the easiest ways to make a big impression in a child’s room is using a wall decal. A simple internet search will bring up many decal retailers offering Toy Story products, decals that feature the entire Toy Story gang or your child’s favorite character. It makes decorating easy because all you have to do is stick it to the wall and you’re done. And wouldn’t your child love having a bigger-than-life decal of Buzz Lightyear next to his bed?

Toy Story was an instant classic, as it’s still as popular as it was twenty years ago when the first film was released. Perhaps that means you’ll be able to use all the Toy Story room décor for many years to come.

Fun Kid Pillows

Did you know that pillows can be used for sleeping and be a fun toy? The trick is finding the right pillow to spark your child’s imagination. Here are some of my favorites:

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Which one is your favorite? And which one would you love for yourself?

The Best Waterproof Window Coverings on the Market

wreck it ralphWhen decorating your child’s room or bathroom, it’s important to find durable, quality, affordable products to use. What good are window blinds if they warp because a little water got on them? And let’s face it: water will get on them. That’s just what happens when you have kids. So instead of having to replace your child’s window coverings every few months, go with a quality, moisture-resistant option the first time around. It will save you money and quite a few headaches along the way.

Aluminum Blinds

Aluminum blinds, like these, won’t be damaged by water or corrode, even if it’s not wiped off right away. Some aluminum blinds even have spring tempered slats so they won’t bend as easily as other types of blinds, making them a durable option, no matter the age of your child. If the blinds do get a little messy or wet, simply wipe them down and they look just as good as they did on day one.

Faux Wood Blinds

Faux wood blinds are another smart option. Real wood will warp after prolonged contact with water, so faux wood gives you more resilience, but you don’t have to sacrifice the sophistication of the wood look. Faux wood blinds are also much cheaper than real wood, and no one will even be able to tell the difference.

Solar Shades

These antimicrobial product protected shades will guard against mildew, mold, and bacteria. This makes for a healthier, happier environment for your child and the whole family. This protection also means that the product itself will last longer, giving you many years of quality, water-resistant protection from the sun.

Roller Shades

Whether you’re looking for something a little more fun and childlike or something a little more traditional, roller shades have to be on your list. You can even find a classic Minnie Mouse shade. No matter your child’s interests, you can find a themed roller shade to match.

It’s only a matter of time before playtime turns into making a mess, and window blinds and shades are common targets. With waterproof and moisture-resistant options, you don’t have to worry. You can let kids be themselves and learn as they play, and your blinds and shades will continue looking fabulous.

2 Necessary Changes for a Hypoallergenic Kid’s Room

Every home environment should be as clean and child-safe as possible. Two aspects you may not have considered are allergies and dust mites. Dust mites can live in bedding, carpets, and curtains, and many people have allergies to these microscopic creatures, not to mention seasonal allergies in general. Create a healthier home for your child by using hypoallergenic bedding and window coverings. Just a few little changes can go a long way in helping your child stay healthy, feel great, and sleep better.

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Choosing hypoallergenic bedding for your child will mean a healthier home and sleeping environment. And it can help reduce physical reactions to allergies and dust mites. You can find mattress pads, sheets, pillows, pillow cases, and comforters that are all hypoallergenic. And the great thing about hypoallergenic bedding is that you can still find stylish options.

If you’re not sure if your child is being affected by dust mites, here are some of the physical signs and reactions. These usually occur while your child is sleeping or even while he’s playing in his room.

  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Congestion
  • Watery, itchy eyes
  • Sneezing
  • Having trouble breathing

Antimicrobial Window Shades

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You can find window shades that are Greenguard Certified, which means it’s an antimicrobial product. These types of window shades block chemical emissions, so you have healthier, cleaner air to breathe within your home. Antimicrobial shades also limit the growth of mildew, bacteria, and mold, so you can be sure the air your child is breathing is safe and healthy.

With the right window shades, you can feel comfortable leaving your child’s window open for some fresh air. And it’s OK if he spills water on them.  And it will happen. But no mold will grow, they’re water-resistant, and they’re easy to clean.

These two easy changes can mean the world of difference if your child suffers from allergies or sensitivities. Even if he doesn’t, don’t you want him getting his best sleep and breathing the cleanest air he can? In fact, it might be time to upgrade your entire household to hypoallergenic bedding and antimicrobial window shades.

Fun Sports-Themed Bedroom Designs for Kids

No matter which sport your child loves, use it as design inspiration for his or her bedroom. Here are some perfect examples:

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Have a favorite room design or bedding set? Tell us in the comments.

 

Favorite Bedding of the Month – Gender Neutral Polka Dots

I love the idea of gender neutral bedding for kids. It works for all ages and will provide some design consistency, no matter how your child’s interests change and morph. Here’s my favorite kid’s bedding this month:

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Favorite Bedding for Kids – Doubloon Edition

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Favorite Bedding of the Month – Balloon Buddies

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Look how cute, adorable, and fun this bedding is! With elephants and puppies, what’s not to love?

What do you think about it?