Kid Spaces 180 Stories

If you’re preparing the nest for a new arrival and have resist finding out the...
If you’re preparing the nest for a new arrival and have resist finding out the sex of baby, you may be in need of some nursery decorating inspiration. Or perhaps you simply aren’t excited by traditional colors? Either way, forget outmoded ideas of...
Room of the Day: From Dark Walk-in Closet to Bright and Warm Nursery
With their first baby on the way, this couple found that forgoing the dream walk-in closet for a nursery was a no-brainer. Having recently upsized into a cozy bungalow in Los Angeles to accommodate their growing family, they fast-tracked their extensive...
20 Creative and Colorful DIY Ideas for Kids’ Spaces
Looking for an alternative to cartoon character decor? There are tons of ways to put a personal stamp on a kids’ space, and they don’t need to be costly. From a bunk-bed fort to wall art, these projects and ideas are sure to get your creative juices...
Creative Ways to Tame the Mess in Kids’ Bedrooms
While cupboards and drawers will always have their place as a storage solution, when it comes to kids’ bedrooms, why not think outside the box? Or in the box? Or attach the box to the wall? These original, vibrant and effective ways to keep kids’...
Dream Spaces: 12 Disney-Worthy Kids’ Rooms
Do you have a tiny princess in your midst? A pint-size pirate-to-be? Many children become so enamored of their favorite animated movies that not only do they watch them over and over, but they also like to pretend that they live in those worlds. These...
Room of the Day: Creativity Takes Flight in a Girls’ Bedroom
When Joanna Glick’s clients wanted to reorder spaces and have their daughters share a room, the designer knew she had to make it good. The new room is on the lower level of the house, and the girls hadn’t shared a space before — a massive sea change...
Room of the Day: A White Cocoon for Baby
For this project in Paris, designer Marion Alberge was called upon to work on just the baby’s room, since the rest of the apartment had just been renovated. “I started by applying the same bamboo flooring already present in the other rooms,” Alberge...
Room of the Day: Where Imagination Rules
When Mollie Openshaw was a little girl growing up in Washington and Utah, she dreamed about being a fairy, and imagined what the world would be like if she were very, very small. She grew up and became an interior designer and a mother, and when she decided...
A Magical Tree House Lights Up for Christmas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwwVolkrLas “When I was 14 years old, I wrote myself a letter, which I still have,” says Jeri Wakefield. “It reads, ‘No matter what happens in my life, I pray that I can be the best grandmother possible. I...
Bright Idea: A Fun Shade of Red for a Sunny Playroom
Chris and Alana Chernecki knew they were going to transform a sunroom into a playroom for their three young girls when they moved into their big bungalow near Winnipeg, in the Canadian province of Manitoba, last May. Alana, a former kindergarten...
My Houzz: Family Home Stays True to Style
When stylist Janette Crawford became a new mother, she wanted to be sure that the arrival of her daughter didn’t mean the departure of good design in her home. To stay true to her design sensibilities, she took care with every purchase and style decision. Two...
Room of the Day: Girls’ Bedroom Plays With Color and Pattern
Working with a bold color like fuchsia and a variety of dynamic prints can be tricky, but interior designer Alicia Weaver found the right balance in this playful bedroom belonging to two young sisters. Weaver incorporated more than just the girls’ favorite...
Room of the Day: The Cat in the Hat Inspires a Nursery Color Palette
“It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how.” So says The Cat in the Hat. A piece of Dr. Seuss’ artwork his grandmother gave to baby Pierce and his parents inspired a color palette of navy and gray and a sense of fun. The new room has...
A Child's Playhouse Brings the Circus to Town
The moment his first grandchild was born, New Zealand landscape photographer Declan O’Neill decided to embark on a project that would provide fond family memories for years to come — he would build a child’s playhouse with a magical twist. Inspired...
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Gen Z Rooms!
They can’t remember a time before smartphones, let alone rotary-dial phones. Collectively, Generation Z — those born in the late 1990s and early 2000s — are teens who are possibly more tech savvy and connected than any who have preceded them. They...
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