In fashion, some trendsetters would go the extra mile to choose style over comfort. After all, some believe that looking insanely good comes with a sacrifice. However, it’s a different thing altogether if you base your perspective on designing homes. This is especially true for homeowners who are bound to make the necessary changes when the birth of a child is underway.
When experts are staging homes, they take on a general perspective to appeal to a broad range of buyers or renters. If you have newly moved to a space and would like to turn your home into something stylish but baby friendly, then childproofing your surroundings is an essential step.
Without having to go through extremities, you can manage to keep a balance of comfort, safety and style through different tricks.
First of all, having a baby around is like seeing sunshine. Although it gets messy most of the time, the joyous smiles from a child is always likened to that warm, lighthearted feeling. You can start by painting the walls bright white while allowing enough illumination to come in whether in daytime or night time.
If you’re bound to stay in the living room often when spending time with your child, find an easy to maintain sofa that does not absorb too much dirt. Try leather-like materials for your seats so you can easily wipe surfaces and protect the sofa with the instant waterproofing.
Eventually, babies will learn to crawl out of their caves and explore the surroundings. Whether you are on the 2nd or first level, it is important to install baby gates to prevent any untoward accidents when your child is left unattended for awhile. They don’t even have to look drab because there are stylish ones that can cater to your design needs.
Tables and chairs have edges that could hurt babies even when they are just there, existing to serve their purpose of being a furniture. In which case, you can put on edge cushions and protectors to ensure that these sharp corners are smooth and will soften the impact of any accidental contact.
You definitely can’t take out the fun from all of these! Envision your home in such a way that anywhere you go, there are baby accessories that you can readily grab if your little one is cranky or in need of a boredom buster.
Having a child at home provides for entertainment and a whole lot of responsibilities. Before you know it, babies will grown into toddlers and become adults who can fend by themselves. Therefore, make the experience worthwhile by providing them with a safe and fun living environment during their early formative years.