Offers solid advice about crafting
spaces that feel familiar, yet special and inventive. For each room, you'll find: Basic
checklists of items that each space needs, Storage solutions, Clever ideas for
personalizing touches, Design ideas that make it easy for kids to develop healthy habits,
from hygiene and nutrition to learning and physical activity.
Parents will find all the
inspiration and information they need to create any kid's dream room. Topics include:
working with color, choosing furniture, organizing space, storage, special ideas for
walls, windows, and floors, plus safety tips. Includes designing for children with special
From practical to storybook
themes, the book offers hundreds of imaginative, beautifully decorated rooms for kids from
infants to teens. Ideas are themed for both girls and boys. Offers ideas for paint colors,
furniture styles, window treatments, bedding, creative storage solutions, and
fantastically inventive play spaces. Includes guidelines for choosing child-safe
furniture, fabrics, and accessories.
All kids need a space of their own
- a sacred place, where everyday realities like peer pressure, family issues, bullies at
school, or low self-esteem cannot penetrate--a place of comfort and creativity. The
"House of Belief" philosophy is one of interior transformation for the home and
the soul. It enables kids to create personal sanctuaries where the spirit of the young can
joyfully grow, believe, and thrive.
Paperback: 128 pages ISBN: 0376009233
Publisher: Oxmoor House (June 2005)
This book goes way beyond the
basics, providing well-thought-out design, space, and storage solutions for kids of all
ages. Great photos help you plan the best bedrooms, study areas, and indoor and outside
play spaces for the kid in your life.
Fresh and fun ideas for designing
a child's room that will also solve parents' space and storage problems. Topics include
tailoring designs to suit the interests of the individual child, customizing a plain room,
making the most of unusual spaces, adapting spaces to children's changing needs, and
creating safe spaces for active play.
painting for children's rooms with happy results that will delight any kid. Imaginative,
fun rooms for little babies, for playing and growing in (ages 4-8), and for thinking and
dreaming (for 9-12 year-olds). An introduction discusses paint basics, and illustrated
sections interspersed throughout present important techniques.
No painting skills or special
materials required. Includes: fun and whimsical designs adaptable for any room, for boys
and girls of every age group, from babies through tweens and teens with everything from
nursery and magical themes to animals, flowers and sports. 35 step-by-step demonstrations
for painted elements readers can mix and match. Complete with professional tips and