Re-design Your Children’s Room With These Tips

There many aspects parents care about when having children, probably one of the most important are to keep them busy with activities that enhance their growing experience. Children are always active, running, jumping, climbing and there isn’t always time to take them to the nearest park. On the other hand it is important for a child to relax and rest too.  There are many ways where good planning and the design of your children’s room can offer you the best of both worlds.

In order to start this process, if it is possible, parents could try to find their children’s interests, this would give them a good idea on what can be focus when designing the room interior.

I have put together a few ideas that can help with this process:

  • The colours in your children room can influence them in different ways, check this article explaining the effect that colours can have on children. Independently of the colour chosen, you can also decorate the walls to spur different interests in your child, like a big map of the world, perhaps the letters of the alphabet, drawings of different animals, their names or the planets and stars.

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Leé Goes To Leh And Brings The Windows Back With Her

In 2014 I went in an 8 month trip through India and South East Asia. India was one of my favourites countries, I spent 2 months and a half there, for such a big country this was very short time. The first place I arrived was Leh, it is in the north in the Himalayas and used to be the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh

There were many aspects I liked about Leh, for now I will try to focus on the architecture side of it. Leh is a Buddhist town hence the many monasteries around, most of them centuries old, I will talk about them in a later post.

The first place I visited the day I arrived was the Leh Palace.

Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. It is nine storeys high; the upper floors accommodated the royal family, while the lower floors held stables and store rooms” (Wikipedia) Its construction started in 1553 and was finished in the 17th century. The palace was built with stone mud, wood, and sand.

Nine storeys is very high for the time it was built, it is impressive, although one of the things that impressed me the most were the windows, not only from the palace but from the houses in Leh and surroundings.

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