I’m on a mission to turn our small, dark basement into an inviting kid-friendly playroom. Oh, how I wish I had a before picture of this basement when we first moved into the house. It had an unfinished concrete floor, no doors leading into the cavernous storage rooms, and a collapsing shelving unit in the…
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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.
This family home was decked out with decor, furniture and a considered color palette that worked with existing pieces. "Kid-friendly" was at the top of the priority list as observed by swing hanging from the ceiling. Tour the space with tips from our designer Megan!
Make it easier for them to brush with shelves that keep supplies within reach. To make: Remove the lid of a wooden box. Use a 5⁄8-inch bit to drill a hole on one long edge, one inch from the left corner. Smooth with sandpaper. Paint the inside of the box with acrylic paint; let dry. Stamp on your child’s name; let dry. Apply two coats of spray varnish over the paint to seal. Fox and hedgehog toothbrush covers, $3 each; kikkerland.com. Monster dental floss, $4 each; containerstore.com
27 Stylish Ways to Decorate your Children’s Bedroom
If you don't have much space to work with, concentrate on building up instead of building out. These floating shelves, for instance, are stylish and practical. What makes them even better is their budget-friendly price tag—each one came out to just $40 in wood.
An Eclectic Family-Friendly Redesign on the UWS - "This home was a true test of form meets function. The couple wanted to create a beautiful space that didn’t sacrifice style but was also practical for raising kids. Nothing too precious!" - @Homepolish New York City