Kid Spaces 173 Stories

Room of the Day: 3 Brothers Share 1 Big Bedroom in Hawaii
When an American couple living in Asia decided to build a vacation home on the north shore of Kauai, Hawaii, they asked architect Tony De Jesus to create a single bedroom...
Basement of the Week: A Creative Space for Kids and Storage for All
Interior designer Justine Sterling was tired of her family’s having to enter their lovely colonial home through a dank basement, and craft projects had...
Room of the Day: Reaching for the Stars in a Boy’s Nursery
When Chicago interior designer SuzAnn Kletzien landed the assignment of converting a makeshift home gym into a nursery, she discovered that she and the client were both expecting...
This Designer’s Client Was Her 10-Year-Old Son
Turning 10 is a big deal, and interior decorator Cathy Zaeske wanted to mark the milestone with a new room for her son, Jack. “Two months before his birthday, we announced...
See an Arizona Nursery That’ll Never Get Old
The design of this boy’s nursery began with a Labradoodle. “My clients, who were expecting their first child, are crazy about their dog. She’s really their first baby,” says Joanna Gick of J...
Photos of 2013: The Most Popular Kids’ Spaces
Kids’ rooms are typically the most fun spaces to decorate in a home. It’s where designers and parents get to, well, be kids again. Things we wouldn’t normally incorporate into the rest of the house are acceptable — even encouraged....
A Place of His Own: Boy's First Bedroom
Let’s face it, a boy’s bedroom is simply the first iteration of a future man cave. Take my oldest grandson, Matia, who is 10. The first time my son laid him in my arms, it was mutual love at first sight, and he and I have been best buds ever since....
15 Tips for Small-Space Living With Baby
Living in a small space is challenging enough as it is — add a baby into the mix, and even those who thought they had their space all figured out can be thrown for a loop. Between the tiny clothes, toys and books and the big stuff, like strollers, swings...
20 Ideas for a Hip and Creative Kids' Room
The days when ducky wallpaper borders and cartoon character sheets were the only decor possibilities for children's rooms are (thankfully) long gone. From unique floor and wall coverings to stylish storage and organizing ideas, cool beds and DIY projects,...
Share Tactics: Great Ideas for Shared Kids' Rooms
My husband and I learned the hard way that as far as children are concerned, there is a yawning chasm between the concept of having a baby brother and the reality of it — particularly if it means sharing a bedroom. Our older son was 3½...
An Unconventional Approach to Teen Room Decor
You don’t need to spend a lot to create a great room your teen will love — you just need to design a space that he or she will be proud to hang out in. Just because we think something is “cool” doesn’t mean our kids agree,...
8 Beautiful Nursery Styles From Classic to Whimsical
The excitement of welcoming a newborn home brings most new parents' nesting instincts to life. A nursery's style can reflect the rest of the home or have a theme that truly stands out. Don't be afraid to try something new in a nursery, whether it's...
Decorating for Children: How Your House Can Support Creative Play
When children play they're discovering the world around them. Playing on their own and with others helps them sort out roles, relationships and concepts. Sure, playtime can be boisterous and rambunctious, but it can also be quiet and introspective —...
8 Over-the-Top Bedrooms for Kids
You get to be a kid only once — so let your children embrace it! Children's rooms are a great place for getting creative and going overboard with wildly imaginative designs. Take a look at these inspiring rooms and get motivated turn your children's...
Once a Cluttered Closet, Now a Creative Workspace
So I built a "cloffice" — an office in a closet. Cloffices have been done many times before, and I decided to put my own spin on one. This cloffice...
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