When creating a room for a boy, first of all, you need to remember that it should be safe and comfortable, but at the same time, it left him room for play and imagination. Making the design of a nursery is a very responsible occupation, since the environment will shape the child's worldview, his taste. The room should be appropriate for the boy's age, occupation and interests.
Age-appropriate interior design
For a newborn
The most important aspect in decorating a boy's room is his age. It is quite obvious that initially the baby does not have special hobbies and preferences in the decor of the nursery, so it will not be advisable to choose a certain style. As a rule, the space that is comfortable for the baby to be in it will be done in calm light colors. The emphasis can be placed on bright textiles, toys in the play area and stickers.
Key points to look out for when creating a baby room:
- Safe furnishings - rounded corners of furniture, tables and chairs, suitable for the size and height of the child;
- Minimum amount of decor - the room should not be annoying with excessive brightness;
- Carpet covering - simple, warm and comfortable.
6-7 years old
With age, the rhythm of the child's life changes, in this regard, it will be useful to divide the space into zones so that the child has a clear distinction between entertainment and activities. This can be helped by decorating room zones in different colors. It is better to design the workspace in more soothing colors, which will allow the child to tune in to the desired mood.
Do not forget that now a desk and an adjustable chair with a comfortable back will become a necessary attribute of the room. You can also design the wall as a space for creativity: install a cork board, magnets for securing crafts and fabric elements there.
The child learns new knowledge much easier in the game or creative process.
8-10 years old
At this age, when decorating the interior, it is necessary to take into account the boy's hobbies and hobbies. If he is fond of sports, you can equip a special corner for classes or simply hang the shells in the play area - this will help the child release energy. Over time, the area of the play area can be made smaller, taking up the vacated space with bookshelves or a cabinet.
At the age of 9-10, the boy has already formed his own opinion about how his room should look like, so when decorating it, you must take this into account. Perhaps not all of the child's choices will be made, but a compromise must be reached. They can be wall murals, a geographic map, or other bright accents that you can pick up together.
12 years old
As a rule, this age of the child can be considered transitional, the boy has idols, which can be successfully included in the decoration of the interior. At the same time, it is important not to go too far with the object of adoration, otherwise the atmosphere will put pressure on the boy. A good design option would be a thematic image of the hero, perhaps several items associated with him. In this case, when changing the boy's tastes, it will be possible to painlessly change the situation by removing the excess.
If the child loves music, then you can place a music system in the entertainment area, allow the boy to hang posters of his favorite performers.
It is better to choose the wallpaper for the room at a cheaper price, since after a while the addictions can change.
When planning the interior decoration for a teenage boy, first of all, it is necessary to take into account that he is already a fully formed personality. The room embodies his own world, hobbies and passions, all of which should be reflected in the decor.
The main points to look out for are:
- the location of the room, its size and shape;
- comfortable working space - conveniently located furniture, competent zoning;
- addictions and favorite activities of the boy.
With changes in the decor and decoration in the room of a teenage boy, which are inevitable due to his age, an interesting solution would be to focus on some kind of interior solution - a brick wall or lighting.
Color accents are also important - blotches of bright textiles will help to balance, as a rule, the dark color scheme of the room.
When choosing the color scheme for a room, you need to take into account that colors are perceived differently at different ages. A room in pastel colors is much more preferable for a three-year-old child, and for an older boy it is advisable to add bright spots and shades to develop and stimulate creativity.
Usually, when choosing a color scheme for a boy's room, the choice falls on blue, green, gray and blue colors. Much less often resort to red, as it is believed to be overly exciting. In fact, in reasonable amounts, the use of bright colors in the interior is quite appropriate.
In the design, one of the most convenient color combinations is black and white. It is perfect if several teenage boys live in the room at once. The choice of these colors can also be dictated by the budget of the parents, since this range does not need constant rework, but "grows" with the children. It is worth noting that it is not entirely appropriate in decorating a room for a newborn, since in this case, pastel colors are the priority.
The most popular styles are classic, sporty or nautical. For example, if a boy is fond of sports, loves football, hockey or tennis, this is a great opportunity to make sports themes the leitmotif of the interior. You can leave several themed items in the room: boxing gloves, chairs with the numbers of your favorite hockey players, or a lamp in the form of a soccer ball.
Travel theme can be an excellent option for decorating a room. If the boy is fond of expeditions into the unknown, allow the environment to reveal his potential. The main element of such a stylistic solution will be color - choose from pastel, beige or pistachio tones.
In decorating, you need to pay attention to detail. In the room, you can place live plants, an aquarium, or photographs of interesting places, from which you can make a collage.
Such trinkets can be easily purchased in stores. Ikea.
A win-win option would be to decorate the room in the style of the sea. When creating such an interior, the main color will be blue and its various shades; beautiful photo wallpapers with frames from films about pirates or pictures in the style of Jules Verne's adventure novels will help to emphasize the individuality of the room.
Along with these areas, the Loft style is gaining immense popularity in the interior style, it is suitable for boys in adolescence, minimalism and simple solutions add sophistication to it and give it the opportunity to show its individuality.
Repairs matching your interests
The initial and very important stage of interior decoration is renovation. In this case, special attention should be paid to wallpaper. For a student's room, they should be calm, without exuberant colors, suitable for him in tonality.
The decoration materials for the room should be natural and safe, but not too expensive. Remember that the child is growing and his creative impulses can be reflected in the environment. The best option would be plain light wallpaper and floors, possibly in a wide strip. Laminate, linoleum or parquet flooring options are available. A thick carpet in the play area is also possible, on which the child will be happy to play.
For a boy, a football player, an interesting solution will be a floor covering with elements of his favorite game - a football field.
When decorating windows, it should be remembered that curtains and massive curtains can be negatively perceived by a boy, therefore, preference is given to modern Roman curtains or blinds that look more youthful.
Furnishing ideas for two children
The main attention should be paid to the sleeping area when a bunk bed is an excellent way out. It saves space well, and it will be very interesting for two boys to be and play on it. An additional plus is the ability to organize a small secluded corner on the second tier. The only drawback is that this option can only be suitable for babies at an early age.
Another good option for dividing the space for boys of the same age would be the arrangement of sofas in different parts of the room. This will allow everyone to have their own personal space. A sliding partition can also be a good solution, which will allow each of the guys to retire and do their own thing. It can be easily removed if children want to play together.
There are the main points that must be observed when decorating a room for two boys:
- Color spectrum should not be aggressivebut may be bright.
- The materials used in decoration must be natural, safe and environmentally friendly.
- Your furniture should be for every age, ergonomic and non-traumatic.
- Must be present lighting, both day and night.
For guys of different ages
You should not make the interior thematic, it would be more expedient to use a single style - English or classic, for example. So it will be universal, suitable for both boys and will appeal to them regardless of age.
When choosing a bed for boys of different ages, you can pay attention to sliding models or give preference to beds of almost adult size. But it is better to make a place for sleeping and studying for two children separately.
As for the place to stay, on the contrary, it is better to make it common. The creation of such a zone contributes to the fact that boys will be able to communicate more and spend time together, invite guests and relax. To decorate the interior of the recreation area, a sports complex for joint activities, a cozy sofa or ottomans, a small home library or a TV with a game console are suitable.
An important point in the decor of the play area is the carpet, it serves not only for comfort and convenience, but also allows you to delimit the space, separating the common area from the rest.
Interior for three
Due to the fact that boys of completely different ages live together in the room, you should not adhere to any specific thematic style. It is better to choose neutral colors for the interior - blue, beige, khaki or light blue. Accents can be made with bright splashes of color. If the room is small, then it is better to make all the furniture in light colors, which will visually help expand the space.
An important nuance of the interior is to adhere to a single concept in the choice of furnishings - beds, bedside tables, bed linen. It is not necessary that everything is the same, it is enough to have some common element.
As in the design of a children's room for one child, you should remember about the zoning of the space: it is necessary to equip the sleeping, study and general (play) area. One of the most important aspects of furnishing a sleeping area is the choice of beds.
Ideally, each boy should have his own bed, but if the room does not allow this, you can arrange sofas or couches.
When arranging the study area, there are several tricks that will help you use the space in the nursery with greater benefit:
- corner tables or a converted window sill help save space;
- over three boys' beds can be arranged shelves for storing their personal belongingsso as not to install bulky cabinets and cabinets;
- closet for storing clothes you can only buy one for three boys.
Do not get too carried away with decorating the interior; it will be enough to place a plant in a pot in the room, several posters or posters, a globe or a map.
How to adapt to the size and layout of the room?
When decorating a space for a small-sized nursery, it is necessary to mark out a fairly large number of things, toys and books. Multifunctional furniture comes to the aid of parents in this: a bed with storage boxes, book shelves with a built-in storage system or poufs with the ability to store toys inside.
With a footage of 10-11 sq. m a good option can be folding or built-in tables, as well as "shallow" wardrobes. If the room is slightly larger, then you can safely apply space zoning, highlighting the study and play areas. A bed, which is located on a certain elevation, will help to save space, the podium under it will be a wonderful place to store things.
Original bed linen
When choosing bed linen, you should pay attention to the material from which it is made. Cotton and satin are great. As for the pattern of bed linen, then you need to remember that it should be in harmony with the interior of the room as a whole. When the boy grows up a little, you can easily find linen for him for a 1.5 bed without prejudice to the interior.
Bed linen can be chosen according to the boy's hobby. If he likes comics, a blanket with a print of his favorite character will be a great addition to the decor. But do not overdo it with color and shape - if a child constantly ripples in front of his eyes, this will not benefit his well-being.
In this video you will find a selection of photographs with the interior of a child's room for a boy.