Decorating your children’s room can be incredibly exciting, for both you and your children. However, it goes without saying that browsing the market, selecting the right kids’ furniture and then bringing the desired design to life isn’t always as easy as you may have hoped. There is a lot to consider and in order to get things right the first time around, a lot of planning is involved and these initial stages shouldn’t be overlooked. Whilst you may be used to buying furniture for your living room or for your own bedroom, when it comes to investing in children's furniture, you may feel a little bit out of your depth, especially if this is your first child. If you're wondering where to even start when buying kids’ furniture, we're here to help. Our team here at Nubie have put together a list of things that anyone purchasing children's furniture really should know.
Not all furniture is designed with children in mind
If you’ve never purchased furniture for children before then this is important to know. Often, people question whether they really need to invest in furniture that has been specially designed for children and the simple answer is yes, you do. There are lots of reasons why you should ensure that the furniture you purchase is designed for children, safety being one of these, and there are also numerous benefits too, like increased durability. You can guarantee that specifically choosing children's furniture is always the right decision.
Some items are essential and others are optional
When decorating a kid’s bedroom for the first time, it is easy to get carried away. Children's furniture collections are undeniably adorable and you’re likely to get distracted by this, lots of parents find themselves wanting to purchase absolutely everything that is offered to them. However, you need to remember that you don’t want to overfill a children’s bedroom, so make sure you know what is essential. Save space where you can, with smart storage solutions for example, and ensure that the function of the room is never forgotten when you’re distracted by non-essential items.
The furniture can still be stylish and contemporary
Many parents struggle when it comes to choosing the right design of furniture for their children. Of course, you want the items to be age-appropriate but, it is also worthwhile bearing in mind that children grow up so quickly and you don’t want to have to redecorate all the time. Within the huge range of children's furniture, there are items that are still stylish and contemporary, as well as functional and fun. These products can help you design the room with the future in mind. Just because you’re purchasing kids’ furniture, doesn’t mean it needs to be stereotypically childish in design.
Purchasing children's furniture
Hopefully, you will now feel a little bit more prepared to start designing your children’s room and browsing the market for the perfect items. Take some time to consider what you need to buy and then enjoy browsing everything, from kids wardrobes to bunk beds/loft beds take it all in. Of course, if your child is old enough to help you, be sure to get them involved so you create a space that they go on to love spending time in. When searching for a company that can provide you with the very best kids’ furniture, please visit the Nubie website. We are a modern children’s boutique based in East Sussex that was founded by two mothers, so you can trust that the furniture we provide isn’t only designed to look beautiful but it will also last a lifetime. If you have any questions about the products on our website, please don’t hesitate to contact us today, we will happily assist you further.