“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” ~ Pablo Picasso
Decorating a child’s bedroom with abstract canvas wall art is becoming more popular. Gone are the days when parents would decorate a kid’s room with cartoon inspired artwork. Modern kids and parents today have more sophisticated tastes and do not use loud paintings to decorate their modern and minimalist homes.
Old fashioned wall art won’t go very well with minimalist furniture and contemporary home designs. You can decorate a child’s modern bedroom by hanging some abstract art on the walls that are still age appropriate. Modern painting will look more suitable than cartoonish wall art. Decorating with paintings is also practical and economical.
Benefits of Hanging Paintings in a Kid’s Room
You can add color in a room without painting all the walls shocking fuchsia or pink. This makes it easier to redecorate a bedroom as the child gets older. After a few years, your child might want to change the color theme in her bedroom from pink to yellow. You can replace the pink painting with a new canvas with some yellow in it. You won’t have to repaint the entire room if the walls are in a neutral color.
Decorating a room with paintings is also economical. Instead of placing flowery wallpaper on all the walls in your kid’s room, you can just paint the wall with a neutral color and then embellish the walls with a few flower canvas paintings. When your child tires of flowers, you can just replace the paintings with a canvas depicting a different subject.
It will be more economical to decorate with canvas wall art which will be easier to change or replace than having the whole room repainted. Maintain neutral colors on major items such as walls, furniture and bed frames. Enhance the decor and design theme with smaller decorations like abstract canvas art, upholstery and area rugs.
Decorating for a Modern Kid
Today’s 9 to 16 year old kids might prefer modern abstract paintings to traditional looking artwork. There are abstract paintings that are age appropriate in kid friendly colors. Contemporary artwork will look great with modern kid’s furniture which is more streamlined and minimalist.
You might not be able to find modern abstract art for kids at art galleries because most items at galleries are for adult tastes. You can find more choices on the internet. Check art stores online and look for abstract canvas pieces with kid oriented colors and designs.
Get for your child’s opinion first before buying artwork. You should be able to find more mature flower canvas, animal canvas and abstract canvas paintings that look contemporary and modern yet suitable for a child’s bedroom.