10 Kiddie Room Ideas for Small Spaces
Make your child’s personal space stylish, organized, and fun with our handy guide
Original article by Marina A. Fernandez.
Read the original article ("10 Kiddie Tricks for Small Homes") in the July 2011 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at http://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.
Spruce up a plain and boring wall with a message board that can be used to list down homework and projects. Friends of your tween or teen can also leave notes on this space.
Install a shelf in the unused space above the door for some of your child’s belongings.
To furnish the study area, invest in affordable, durable and easy-to-store plastic chairs in different colors.
Define one corner of the bedroom with a simple accent wall.
Use a display case to store, organize and display your child’s book and toy collection.
Opt for wall-mounted shelves for your child’s favorite toys.
Interior designer Kathryn Villanueva completed a little girl’s room with a charming daybed instead of an ordinary bed. A child can use this as a sofa to play or study on during the day.
For a bedroom shared by two or more children, choose one color scheme to create a simple and clean look.
Turn a corner of your bedroom into a nursery with a changing table, a nightlight, and decorative touches like framed pictures.
If you have your own nursery, opt for a sofa bed for you or your child’s nanny. It can also serve as a seat for when you feed or play with your baby.