Kid Spaces 158 Ideabooks

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...
Rocking Chairs and Gliders for the Nursery and Beyond
Could it be that the nursery is one of the more difficult rooms to design and organize? New parents are so excited about expecting that "they love everything they see," says Pasadena, California, interior designer Amy Peltier. They often find it challenging...
Kids' Room Color Wisdom: How Colors Affect Behavior
Color has the ability to inspire, excite, soothe, heal and even agitate. This is particularly true for children, who can be extra sensitive to color's impact. So the importance of picking out just the right color for a young child's room shouldn't be...
Color and Pattern Play in a Happy New Nursery
Lani Zervas relied on love and luck to design daughter Daphne's nursery, choosing everything from paint color to pillows based on instant attraction. For some of us, this technique would end in a Technicolor...
My Houzz: A Texas Home Goes Big for the Kids
Greg and Holly Homer had a vision for their family home. "Since we both work from home and homeschool our three children part time, we needed a house that would allow for play, work, friends, family and meet...
Create a Study Space the Kids Will Love
As the kids settle back in at school, they return to doing homework. Turn the dreaded chore into a more fun and fulfilling experience by giving them the space and tools they need to succeed.
7 Ways to Make a Snug Kids' Hideaway at Home
Creating a quiet place just for your child isn't just about corralling toys and noise. Quiet places that children can call their own are spaces they can control in a world that's run by adults. These sanctuaries, protected from the outside world, provide...
How to Create a Delightful Nursery for Less
Decorating a nursery that will be a safe, nurturing spot for welcoming your new little one into the world is an important job, and it's natural to want the best one possible. But that doesn't mean you need to overspend or stress yourself out to...
Small Sleeping Nook, High Comfort
Twins came as a surprise to this California mom — a pleasant one, but she still wasn't prepared to fit two newborn babies into a two-bedroom house with her 4-year-old son. This 12-by-4 nook was the only available bedroom space left for her oldest, and...
Adults Allowed: A Poolside Playhouse Makes Room for All
One of interior designer Arlene Lord’s favorite projects that she’s worked on isn’t a big, fancy house with lavish furnishings. It’s a 70-square-foot playhouse for four grandkids in a suburb south of Portland, Oregon. But...
A Playhouse Grows in Brooklyn
Blessed with a big backyard in Brooklyn, New York, this family of three took advantage of their lush urban oasis. They had the gardening part under control, but they wanted a bug-free space where kids and adults could play. Although the clients...
Kid Spaces: Ingredients of a Dream Playroom
I've recently been engaged to design a playroom addition to a home that lacks a place for the kids to just have fun. The home is in a northern climate, so playing outdoors for much of the year isn't possible. There is no basement and building one would...
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