The holiday season is upon us (just one month away as I'm typing), and what better way to spread the festive cheer than by transforming your child's room into a winter wonderland? Decorating a kid's room for Christmas is not only a delightful way to celebrate the season but also creates lasting memories for your little ones. Here are a few ideas to help you plan!
Start the transformation by dressing up your child's bed with festive and cozy Christmas-themed bedding. Holiday plaids, vintage inspired motifs, classic characters, there are so many options. Not only does it add a touch of holiday spirit, but it also ensures your little one sleeps in a festive dreamland.
Deck the Walls
Give the walls a holiday makeover with removable Christmas-themed wall decals or their own artwork. From wintry scenes to Santa's sleigh, decals are an easy and temporary way to bring the magic of Christmas to your child's room without the need for paint or permanent changes. Personally, nothing beats their own handprint reindeer or footprint "mistle-toe" creations.
Create a warm and inviting atmosphere by hanging twinkling string lights around the room. You can also drape festive garlands across windows, bed frames, or along shelves. Opt for colorful lights or classic white, depending on the overall theme you want to achieve.
DIY Ornaments and Crafts
Get your child involved in the decorating process by crafting DIY ornaments together. Simple, homemade ideas like paper snowflakes and salt dough ornaments are always great. Don't forget to check your local craft stores, they have some really great options that are perfect for little hands. These handmade touches can also become a cherished holiday tradition.
The photo you see on this post, from our sweet friend on IG @cameronphillips, features our heirloom bow ornament. Several of our heirloom ornaments are sized perfectly for those itty-bitty trees.
Advent Calendar Display
Build the anticipation of Christmas day by incorporating an advent calendar display in the room. Whether it's a traditional calendar with tiny doors hiding treats or a DIY version with pockets for small surprises, your child will love the daily countdown to the big day.
Cozy Reading Nook
Create a festive reading nook with plush holiday-themed pillows, a cozy blanket, and a stack of Christmas books. This corner becomes the perfect spot for bedtime stories, creating magical moments with your child during the holiday season. Read another recent blog post with tips for creating your Christmas reading nook.
Decorating your child's room for Christmas is a joyful and creative way to make the holiday season extra special. Whether you go for a classic Christmas look or embrace a whimsical theme, the key is to create a space that sparks joy and wonder for your little one. So, gather your festive decor, enlist the help of your child, and let the magic of Christmas fill every corner of their room. Happy decorating!