DIY Decorating Ideas for a Child-Friendly Living Room

If your living room currently feels more like a battleground than a relaxing haven, you’re in the right place. We all love our little tornadoes, but wouldn’t it be great if our living spaces could be a bit tidier? We’ve got a few tips to help you out. 

Washable Slipcovers and Throws

One of the simplest ways to child-proof your living room is by using washable slipcovers and throws. Opt for materials that are durable and easy to clean. You can even make your own slipcovers for a perfect fit for your furniture. 

Safe and Soft Play Areas

Dedicate a section of your living room as a safe play area for kids. Lay down soft rugs or interlocking foam mats to cushion falls and provide a comfortable place for play. You can even create a DIY teepee or canopy with blankets and pillows for a cozy reading nook or imaginative play space. These areas not only define play zones but also add a fun and whimsical element to the room.

Multi-Functional Furniture

Choose furniture that serves multiple purposes to maximize space and functionality. A low coffee table with rounded edges can double as a drawing table for kids, while sofas with built-in storage can hide away toys and games.