Paint designs onto the walls. Painting is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to give a room a fresh new look; do so in your toddler’s room by painting a fun design, such as this tree. It adds a playful spark that can easily and affordably be changed down the road if your toddler so desires.
Replace the changing table with a quality wardrobe. Like choosing classic patterns, a well-made and visually interesting wardrobe will work to house clothing for years to come.
Add charm with a vintage bed. If you feel like your toddler’s room could use a little eclectic style punch, search for a bed with that antique look. It will give the room that cozy, lived in feel, plus the smaller beds take up less space.
Consider upgrading the closet. Your toddler is only just beginning to amass a plethora of material goodies, so even if you get that well-made wardrobe, you’ll also want ample closet space. If a full closet upgrade isn’t part of the budget, at least go in with some organizers to set the stage for a categorized closet from here on out.
Top the bed with a canopy. Canopies are a fun way to add a princess-like flair to any room. Plus, they can easily be switched out if your toddler tires of it over the years.
Scout a mini work table. Your toddler’s creativity is just beginning to spark; let him exercise it with a work table fit just for him. Look for tables that are shorter in height and have ample storage for materials.
Bring in a little bench. Whether your toddler wants to populate the bench with dolls, trucks, clothes or what have you, an antique bench with a cushion upholstered in playful fabric adds a youthful charm to the space. It’s also the perfect spot for your toddler to learn how to tie his shoes.
Here’s another fun way to display the alphabet. This one is a little more modernized, but just as colorful and playful.
Consider built-in storage. If you have the space, you may want to splurge with additional built-in storage. With all of your toddler’s toys, books, clothes and other items, you can truly never have enough storage.
Skip the twin and go straight into a double. If your toddler’s room is spacious enough and you feel comfortable with the transition, consider a full bed instead of a twin. Your toddler will likely have it throughout his teens, so the investment is generally worth it.