Paint the walls of your child’s bedroom is a task that requires attention and care. That’s because the parents should not be concerned only with the color of the ink to be used, but also with the quality of the product and your effect, which can interfere with the child’s development.
According to the architects Mariane To and Karine Ghizzo, Office of Santa Catarina, the crab 3D Stroke is to have a balance between the neutral colors and vibrant children’s dormitory, in order to stimulate peace and, at the same time, creativity.
See below for details about this and other advice from experts:
1) check out the ink composition
Some products have pigments based on heavy metals, which can be harmful to the health of children and adults.
In addition, there are enamels with high content of volatile organic painting compounds known as Craftinlearning. These substances “evaporate” and irritate the eyes, nose and throat, causing headaches, nausea, damage to the nervous system, the liver and the kidneys, in addition to aggravate allergic rhinitis and asthma.
The can of paint and solvents it is possible to check the composition. “Give preference to products with low VOC and free of heavy metals,” the architect Mariane To.
2) Choose water-based inks
One of the problems that surely bothers after painting is the strong odor for long periods, and this mainly occurs with the use of oil-based paints. One solution is to use the water-based acrylic. “The application is easier and fast drying,” says Karine Ghizzo.
3) Remove wall scribblings
It is common in child’s room find scribbled surfaces. In this case, the best thing is to use an ink with assets that allow the removal of dirt without wearing the brightness.
“Use washable paint is a good alternative to decrease the need for repainting the walls. This product allows you to clean tough stains like ketchup, chocolate, color pencil, crayon, among others, “says Mariane.
4) make a blackboard to the little artists
Matte black acrylic paint or enamel paint green can be good options for walls or doors. Avoid this solution if your child has breathing problems or is allergic to dust.
There is also the option of chalkboard paint. It is possible to draw, write and the best: everything can be erased quickly.
5) Set in choice of colors
According to Karine Ghizzo, time to set colors, the ideal is to not only use extreme shades in the child’s room. “We should not only use strong or vibrant tones; or just neutral and pastel “comments. For her, the best thing is to have a balance, since the strong and vibrant shades stimulate creativity, while the neutral convey tranquillity. “That is why we have to apply the two moderately.”