How to select the best rug for your child's room?

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Decorating any child’s room is way more challenging than decorating an adult’s room. After all, children are the most difficult people to please thus you are bound to decorate their room exactly the way that would satisfy them and at the same time make them happy. It is a known fact that the decoration of any kid’s room depends on their age, interests and also on the purpose of the room that is whether they study and sleep in their room or even play. However, sometimes while decorating you do have to think about the practicality of the space as kids are generally messy and they do not like to clean up even when you ask them to.


The key elements that lightens up any space or room are rugs. Rugs are designed to give space cohesion, set the ambiance of the space and also brings some very interesting patterns into the mix with the help of colours. You would definitely need the perfect rug for your kid’s room, so here are some tips to help you choose the best rug for kid’s room.


Purpose of the kid’s room – Before you actually decide to purchase a rug for your kid’s room you must not forget the use the rug would go through. Generally, it is seen that rugs in kid’s room are used to warm your feet and be stepped on but do not forget that kids also play on them and kids are messy. But rugs also amps up the room’s tone in terms of décor and ambiance. Also interior designers say that if you combine different area rugs together it has the capacity to turn any boring space into an amazing playroom for your kids where they would not only play but also learn.


Size and shape of the rug that would be used – While purchasing a rug for your kid’s room, do not purchase it randomly rather consider the size and shape of the rug you need before purchasing one. Size of the rug would depend on the area that it would cover. There are plenty of shapes available for the rugs for a kid’s room so, always choose a rug that would make your kid happy and would also give the room the look of a kid’s room and not an adult’s room.


Type of your kid’s room – While buying a rug you should first consider the type of room it is for. That is whether it is for kid’s nursery, if so then you should remember that your kid has time to grow up and start walking but before all that there is crawling, learning to walk and a lot of falling down, so make sure the rug you choose is thick and would protect your kid from getting hurt. But if the rug is for a grown up kid, then take their choice in consideration because it is their room and their choice does matter. Girls usually opt for pastel colours where as boys generally go for bold colours but remember that it should also coordinate perfectly with the rest of the house.


Material for kid’s room rug – While choosing kid’s room rugs ensure that it is the right material as you cannot spend on rugs every month so, the durability of the rug is necessary. The most common fibers used are nylon, wool, and olefin. Nylon rugs are by far the best option for a kid’s room as it is durable and also resistant to soil, stain, and fading. Wool would indeed give an elegant look but it is more appropriate for older kids’ rooms or for baby nurseries as babies cannot walk and older kids are not messy. You can also opt for shaggy rugs as it would give nay space a gorgeous vibe.


While choosing rugs for kids’ room do opt for colorful options as it would bring your kids’ space to life and this would give your kids more reason to spend time in their rooms and if your kid has just started his/her schooling it can help them in learning colours as well.

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