Eichler's DiscoMidcentury Hall, San Francisco
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What Houzz contributors are saying:
“Active areas are created as you stop and live in the nooks created in this transition zone,” Smith adds.
Alternative easels. Amy Luff of Viva Luxe Studios in Virginia likes to placate budding Picassos by giving them a place where it’s OK to draw on the walls. Cover a surface in their bedroom or the family room with chalkboard paint or dry-erase paint, and turn them loose — with the understanding that that’s the only place in the house where drawing on the walls is permitted. And if all else fails, Daly says, “keep the Sharpies stored somewhere else.”