I think we have all said this quite a few times in recent weeks but, as time has gone on, I’ve realized how much I actually don’t want things to go back to the way they were. Our sense of community is never stronger than during times of difficulty and hardship. Be it helping and supporting each other to recognising and acknowledging those who make a difference to our lives, however small. Our ability to pull together as a nation is something that we should never take for granted. We have all read or listened to remarkable stories of courage, bravery, ingenuity and endeavour. From heart bre..
Maybe you never thought you’d literally become one of those parents who have to say, “tidy your room!” five times a day. Yes, children are naturally energetic and spontaneous, and that often means they can blow through a room like mini hurricanes, leaving a wake of toys and clothes behind them. Occasional untidiness is par for the course, but at the same time, a little careful planning and smart design hacks can help any parent keep their sanity. Here are 10 easy ways to help ensure your child’s bedroom is clean and tidy: Smart Tips For Messy Bedrooms: In this room, stuffed toys ..
Children see the world differently to adults. Embrace this fact and work with your child to create a bedroom design that is infused with magic and imagination. According to a study by The Conversation, adults are limited in their design thinking by practical concerns of the everyday, but children are able to concentrate much more on experiencing and exploring space. Kids are the experts at being kids and are great at thinking of ideas if given the chance. When decorating a child's bedroom you want it to be beautiful, superbly functional, and to be able to stand the test of time. By involvin..
There are many stressful parts that come with expecting a child. Making a happy space for your baby doesn’t need to be one of them. Here at Little Lucy Willow, we hope that these tips for designing a child’s nursery will help make it an easy and enjoyable process for you! This process should be a fun way to get even more excited about the baby’s arrival and a way to feel prepared and relaxed about it. You are going to be spending a lot of time in your child’s nursery so you want it to be a place that makes you relax and smile. And that is the most important thing to remember while designing..
Sprucing up your child’s bedroom with new furniture can be both an exciting and daunting task. Furniture can make or break a room and also often comes with a high price tag so the pressure to make the right choices is high. Picking out the right furniture can be a pleasant and stress-free experience though if you first consider some important questions. This article will look at some of these questions which will aid you in picking out the perfect pieces for your child’s happy sanctuary. What Is The Size Of The Room? No matter your furniture preferences, always get precise measurements o..
Choosing the right bed for your child can be a daunting task. There are so many options available and so many factors to consider. You want to choose a bed that will support your child's growing body, as this will ensure a great night's sleep for them (and you!). You also want to choose a bed that will be aesthetically pleasing in their bedroom, but also highly practical and functional. A great bed option that meets all of these requirements is a truckle bed. This article will highlight and discuss the features and benefits of the smart and sophisticated truckle bed. What Is a Truckle Bed? ..
Planning is the most important aspect of decorating your child’s bedroom. Children go through many stages in their development, and it happens at a scarily fast pace. As your child gets older, they will inevitably outgrow their bedroom at various points. This will require you to make changes to their space — but that doesn’t mean you have to invest in a whole new bedroom each time. By choosing versatile decor and furniture, you can easily adapt their bedroom to their changing needs and tastes as they age. This article will give some advice for transitioning your child’s bedroom throughout the ..
This March you could win a swan or puppy dog night light from Little Lucy Willow. All you have to do is go to our instagram post from the 1st March on @littlelucyillow and follow our account, like our post and tag three friends. This competition is for UK citizens only. The competition closes on 31st March 2020 at Midnight. We will let you know through a private DM if you have won at the beginning of April 2020. If you have not claimed the prize within 3 months we will do the draw again. Good luck! ..
A bedroom is such an important space, so it is crucial that it is also a happy space. We all spend a lot of time in our bedrooms - children included. It is definitely worth putting in the effort to make sure your child’s bedroom is a calm and happy space for them. In the list below, five simple design elements are explored that can be used to create a bedroom that your child will enjoy and feel content within: Colour Therapy Children’s moods are affected by their environments, and that massively includes the colours used in their rooms. Mood and colour are very strongly linked..
Creativity is an essential trait of a healthy and happy child. Christine Carter, the Senior Fellow at the Greater Good Science Centre, says that “creativity helps people deal with change, facilitates effective problem-solving, affects our social and emotional intelligence, enhances our understanding of math and science, and is a key component to health and happiness.” All children can develop the beneficial skill of creativity - and one of the things that has a large impact on this development is their environment. A little extra thought into how you arrange your child’s bedroom and what yo..
2020 brings with it many exciting developments in the world of children’s bedroom decor. Many of these top trends are mirror images of design elements that grown-ups are enjoying too. The 2020 design trends for children’s bedrooms all have elements of adult trends but in a much more pretty and playful way. A child’s bedroom is like their own little world. It is a space for children to play, learn, and grow. The design trends for children’s bedrooms in 2020 encourage and facilitate this in a fun and aesthetic way. 2020 bedroom design trends are focused on the comfort of children and also on ..
Children are often left with the smaller, oddly-shaped rooms of a house due to space issues. Decorating these small bedrooms for your children can be quite challenging. We all want our children to have bright and beautiful spaces to play, rest, and do their homework in so hopefully, with the seven tips and tricks discussed below, you will be able to turn your child’s bedroom into a beautiful little sanctuary for them. With just a touch of inspiration and effort, you can easily and inexpensively to turn your child’s bedroom into a fun, playful, and organised space. Whether you are looking t..
A new year is upon us and it is the perfect time to make some changes. In the spirit of newness, why not refresh your child’s bedroom to welcome in the new year and inspire some positive changes. And although it may seem that keeping up with your child’s constantly changing tastes is impossible - they seem to swap their favourite colours and characters as quickly as they outgrow their school uniforms - but it can actually be quite simple to give their space a lovely refresh without fully redecorating. In the list below there are five easy ways to create an updated look and feel that your kids ..
As a parent, you may have the distinct impression your child can grow overnight – which makes it pretty difficult to keep up with making sure their clothes and shoes fit. But what about bed linen? Children’s sizing for things like sheets, duvets and pillows can seem a little complicated at first, so we’re taking a look at the most common standard UK sizes you’ll likely encounter when shopping for children’s beds and bedding. Bedding for cots and toddler beds For babies and toddlers, most cots have dimensions of 54 x 90cm or 60 x 120cm. “Cotbeds” or toddler beds can be bigger at 70 x 140c..
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