Modern Kids RoomScandinavian Bedroom, Dallas
Maximizing space never looked so good! A creative little kids nook under the loft bed does double duty. A reading light and book ledge make this the perfect spot to let the imagination wander.
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The nook includes a little reading area. Curtis made the house design with black removable tape, adding a reading light plus ledges to display books and art projects. Read more about this kids’ room | Stroke of DIY Design Genius: 14 Crazy Cool Hand-Painted Walls
Space was at a premium in this room. “We used to have twin beds in here, and it just looked so small,” Curtis says. An important part of the redesign was to add places where the kids could play and be creative. The bed solution gave her space to create a happy little nook for the kids. Curtis made the house herself, adding a reading light plus ledges for books and art projects. The extension of the bed platform is a good spot for the little ones to sit and dangle their feet. Because every inch counted, details and texture were important. “I started with the fifth wall, the floor,” the designer says. “The super-wide, long maple planks were the foundation for the room.” Next she layered an 8-by-10-foot jute rug that’s durable and kid-friendly. The use of natural materials adds to the calm Scandinavian feel of the room. 11 Clever Ways to Display and Store Children’s Books