When there are two boys in a family, especially those of different ages or teenagers, the interior of the nursery must be thought out with special care. The room should have enough space for both children, so that they do not interfere with each other, it is also worth considering a zone for spending time together, if the boys are close in age they will be interested to play together. Standard apartments rarely have large areas, usually children have to be placed on 18 square meters. m or a bit more. The sizes impose restrictions on the design of the nursery.
For two brothers it is necessary to create a functional and comfortable environment in the nursery.
How to save space
If the children's room for two small-sized boys is about 18 square meters. meters, its design should be approached carefully. In the room where two children live, there should be individual sleeping places, wardrobes and drawers for clothes with personal belongings, play and work areas, and also, if possible, a sports area. How to save space by making out the nursery:
- Choose compact furniture without unnecessary details. For example, an oversized sofa can be replaced with a compact corner or modular of several poufs.
- Children's furniture for boys of different ages should be functional, so it is worth picking up beds with built-in drawers for bed linen or models that rise to the wall during the day.
- To save space due to cabinets, choose narrow, but tall models, they are quite roomy.
- Do not leave the corners of the boys' room empty, the corner furniture will fit perfectly into the interior. If the width of the window sill allows, it can be arranged under a place to read books, putting pillows for convenience.
- Looks stylish design child 18th century. meters with tiered furniture. So, instead of two beds, you can put one bunk bed or loft beds with a desk or a small locker at the bottom.
- If both boys are schoolchildren, a double desktop will save space in the nursery.
A bunk bed with built-in drawers looks very stylish, takes up little space and is very functional.
How compact and convenient to place furniture in a small room of 18 square meters. m for two boys of different ages can be seen on the selection of photos.
Arrangement of furniture along the walls will help ergonomically use the space.
Selection of colors in the nursery for two boys depends on age. This is explained by the fact that in different years of life both the psyche and the eyes perceive the world and shades in a completely different way. As a result, what a teenager or a three-year-old likes is no longer interesting to an adult. If the brothers are under three years old, it is better to avoid too screaming colors in the interior, softer shades are more appropriate here. The older the boys, the brighter and more contrasting the design of the nursery can be.
Children's bright colors - a great solution for the spirit of boys!
Important! If the boys are too different ages, for example, one baby, and the second student, you should clearly divide the room into two halves, decorating them in different colors, and also using curbs, low racks, etc.
Indo, blue, green, wood, coffee, gray, green, olive, tobacco colors are sometimes used to decorate the interior of boy’s children's rooms, sometimes red is added, but this color should be used with caution and only in small quantities. For adolescents, black-and-white design of the room is suitable, diluted with more vivid details, for kids such an interior will be too faded. Dark colors are diluted with yellow, lilac, red, bright green, white. Color options for the interior of the children's room for 2 boys can be seen on the selection of photos below.
Blue is the most popular color in the design of the boys' room.
Wall decoration is an important detail of the children's interior for two boys, as they are the background for the rest of the design elements.
The walls can be a great help for the development of children's creativity.
Choosing a wallpaper, you can visually hide the shortcomings of the room and highlight its advantages. How to do it:
- Vertical small drawings or narrow strips visually make the nursery higher, expanding the space. Mirrors are also a great way to expand the room, but you should not use large mirror surfaces, if the boys are very small, this increases the risk of injury.
- Dark colors and bright accents can visually reduce the size of the room, so they should be used only as details, but not the background.
- If you dream of a bright design of a children's room where two boys live, choose a neutral range for the walls (coffee, milk, caramel, pale blue, beige, light gray, pastel colors), and furniture and textiles of saturated colors.
- Wall mural can visually expand the space of a small room of 18 square meters. meters Effectively look volumetric 3D drawings.
Cartoon characters on the walls of the children's room, suitable for the youngest residents.
If the boys are small, they will surely want to paint on any surfaces they reach. So that the beautiful interior is not spoiled by markers and paints, hang a couple of large vinyl boards on the walls.
Special wallpapers will allow you to draw whole pictures on the walls.
The ceiling, even though few people look at it, affects the overall perception of the design of a children's room for two boys of the same or different ages. With the help of finishes, you can visually expand the space using glossy stretch coatings. Unusual decoration will give the children's interior a special atmosphere, this is relevant when the thematic design. The ceiling surface can be a starry sky at night and the usual blue sky during the day. Images of space and distant planets look spectacular.
The unusual design on the ceiling will create a special atmosphere for future racers.
For young children it is better to lay a soft floor all over the room - cork or carpet. You should not choose carpets with a long pile, dust and dirt quickly accumulate on them, and cleaning is much more difficult.
For the youngest fit soft floor puzzles
Good flooring - laminate. This is a durable material, easy to install, the color fits any style of interior. Linoleum is cheaper, creeping is even easier, but you should choose fabrics made with modern technologies. This coating is durable, there will be no mold under it, and no toxic substances are released into the air.
Laminate is an excellent material for laying floors in the nursery.
How to zone a nursery
Since the children's 18 sq. M. meters designed for two boys of the same or different ages, furniture must be purchased for two. The greatest difficulty lies in the division of the room into zones - the bedroom, workspace, storage systems, the game part. All this must be equally divided between the two boys in order to avoid mutual insults. The most convenient option for this solution is cabinet and modular multifunctional furniture. Variants of children's design for 2 boys with zoning can be seen in the photo below.
Proper zoning of furniture in the nursery will allow you to place a sports slide
The most convenient option in the interior of the nursery for two boys are double-decker or beds with a roll-out mechanism. If there is enough space, you can choose two different beds, it is convenient when boys of different ages. Lofts can save space, there is enough space under them to accommodate a desk or drawers and chest of drawers for things. There you can also put a compact bookcase.
The bunk bed is very compact and functional.
Instead of children's beds, you can put compact sliding sofas or chairs, but they are not hard enough to support the spine of children. It is better to choose good beds with a high-quality orthopedic mattress. Some models can be extended in length, which is convenient when boys grow quickly.
The double structure can be equipped with partitions and a second floor
Place to play
In the design of the play area in the children's room for boys should be guided by the wishes of both children. They themselves will say that they are interested and needed. The game zone can easily be combined with sports. What should be in place for the games of two boys:
- Toy box;
- Children's hut (tent, castle, house, etc.);
- Place for drawing (table, board on the wall);
- Swedish wall.
In the nursery you definitely need to make room for a playing corner.
In the play area it is worth taking care of a soft floor covering (cork, carpet) so that the boys do not accidentally hit during the game.
Soft statues puzzles are a wonderful decoration and excellent protection against falls in the playing area.
Registration of educational space for two boys of school age depends on the size of the room. Spacious or small children, the main thing is that each brother must have a personal place.
It is good if there is enough free space to put two desks with convenient shelves for textbooks with notebooks. If there is no space, an elongated table for two will suit, and both children will be able to sit and study at it comfortably. An even more compact version is the sliding table, which is simply assembled when not needed. Variants of interiors of rooms for 2 boys of different ages with a study area can be seen in the photo.
Study table guys better sit by the window
Important! Work areas should be well lit, the best place for them at the window, where a lot of natural light.
In the nursery for two boys of different ages there can be one closet in which the shelves are divided equally. If one of the children is quite small, its shelves and drawers should be at the bottom, and the facades and doors can be decorated brighter. The wardrobe for a teenager can be designed in more strict colors.
Beds and ceiling space can be used in a small storage space.
When you design a children's design for two boys, you can follow the following tips:
- When one brother is much older than the second, it is better not to create a themed interior of the room, but to choose a specific style, for example, Scandinavian, English classics, minimalism, etc. This design is universal and will appeal to both boys.
- If the boys are small, the background finish should be neutral. It is easier to bring the interior of the nursery in line with the age in the future.
- If you chose a themed design of the room (for example, it's half the younger boy), use glue images: ships, dinosaurs, superheroes, etc. They are easily glued to the walls, and if necessary removed.
- If the nursery is located on the north side and there is little light in it, add more light tones to the design, preferably a warm gamut.
- For southern rooms with an abundance of sunlight, on the contrary, cold colors are more pertinent - blue, gray, pearl, blue, white.
- When choosing a color for the interior of the nursery, you can focus on the preferences of both brothers. If they want specific colors for their halves, choose matching shades. If the selected tones do not harmonize very well, the effect can be smoothed with a white or gray stripe between them, a border, etc.
Variants of interiors of rooms for boys of different ages can be seen on the selection of photos below.
Luxurious combination of colors - rich red and noble blue
Design depending on age
The design of the nursery, as well as the set of furniture, the style decision and the choice of colors for decoration and decor, strongly depend on the age of both children. Preschoolers are more interested in games, and the design of the room for schoolchildren should be restrained, not distracting from their studies. Various design options for a children's room for 2 boys, depending on their age, are presented in the photo selection below.
With age, interests change, as does the interior of the children's room for boys.
Children 3-4 years
When boys are small, safety and comfort are important first. In the design of children should avoid sharp corners and hard flooring. The color scheme should be calm, and contrasting combinations should be left for older children.
At any age, children are painful when they release only one. Try to decorate the room so that no one remains offended - equal half, the same number of toys, etc. How to decorate the interior of the children's room for two younger boys can be seen in the photo below.
Interior for preschoolers
Children under 7 years old have enough bedrooms and a common play area. It is better to choose separate low beds, since children may fall down from double-decker or lofts.
Lockers for clothes and personal items should be placed separately. If you use one closet, different halves can be painted in the boys' favorite colors, and you can write names on the doors.
In the zone of games, soft flooring is appropriate, the feet do not slip on them, and if the child falls, it will not get serious injuries. In the interior of a nursery for two boys of preschool age, exercise machines are useful - ropes, rings, walls. What design to choose for the nursery, where two preschool age boys live, can be seen in the photo below.
Pupils and teenagers
The most important zone in such a room of two boys is training. Good lighting, neutral colors, comfortable chairs and tables, shelves for books - all this will set up the desired mood.
Since schoolchildren, and especially teenagers are already quite old, you can put bunk beds without fear that children will be injured or fall. The game zone can already be either made smaller or removed altogether if the brothers are adults. But exercise equipment for physical education is useful at any age.
Important! At this age, both boys are already able to make informed decisions and can participate in the process of creating the interior of a nursery on a par with adults.
If boys have a significant difference in age, for example, one is already a teenager, and the second has not yet gone to school, the room must be divided into two parts. In order for the younger brother not to interfere with the elder, a small rack or partition can be used as a border separation. And since babies are very curious, things of a teenager, especially the most valuable ones or simply dangerous for a younger child, are best kept on high shelves and in closets with locks.
Important! If the age difference is large, half of the older brother may occupy a large area.
If both children go to school, the age difference doesn’t have almost any effect on the zoning of the nursery, it’s important that everyone has an individual place to study. But the color solution of the two halves can be very different, the main thing is that the shades are combined.
So, to arrange a nursery for two boys is a difficult task, especially if children of different ages. However, subject to the conditions (competent zoning and a fair division into halves for both brothers) you will get a harmonious and comfortable interior.