In order to create a budget-friendly reading nook for her kids in the family room, this clever mom repurposed rain gutters and end caps from Home Depot to make book shelves. Wooden letters from Michael's spell out "READ." Smart! See more at Vegas Mother Runner.
Skinny Ikea Billy bookcases in white really metamorphose this 9x9 space to an efficient photo-friendly Blogging & Crafting studio. Aqua blue & white with red accents. White storage baskets, white tools, zinc galvanized buckets & natural grass baskets complete the color scheme. Nice huh?!! Me Want!!
When creating special spaces where children can experience joy in learning and investigation, public and school libraries often are inclined to produce primary-colored themed spaces that may appear on the surface to be kid-friendly. These spaces, however, can be a flat experience for children. Children appreciate good design, subtlety, and nuance. We should avoid talking down to them with the spaces we provide just for them.