Let’s face it: when there are children at home, the walls are rarely cleaned for long … especially in the bedrooms, where the little ones turn their space into a new adventure to live in fantasy. So how do you paint the children’s room, so that their “art attacks” on the walls do not have irreparable consequences? The key is to choose a paint that has a durable finish and can be washed easily.
Disorder in the bedroom? Hide it with color …
If the disorder in the children’s bedroom tends to be a problem, paint the walls with a cool shade that will help create an illusion of space, such as dove gray, soft pink, lilac or mauve. You could also paint the lower part of the wall with a strong and vibrant tone (ask your child for some ideas!) And the upper half with a bright white. The bright lower half will mask scratches and mess while the white will help to improve the natural light of the room.
What is the most suitable paint to use in a child’s bedroom?
When it comes to painting children’s rooms, it’s always best to use a resistant paint. Semi-gloss paint has many advantages: its consistency provides enough smoothness to make it easier to remove fingerprints and other types of dirt. It is also easy to wash: being a water-based paint, it can be easily cleaned with soap and water; it also dries quickly and is easy to work with. And, certainly not to be overlooked, it hides imperfections very well! It is ideal for finishing and fixtures thanks to its brightness and ability to withstand daily cleaning.
Another valid alternative is ecological paint. These are products that are practically odorless and that do not contain any harmful and irritating volatile organic compounds that standard paints possess. Because they are made from natural materials such as clay and milk, they promote the natural transpiration of the treated material and are ideal for anyone susceptible to headaches or allergic reactions.