Use fabric bins at kid-level to make it simple for little ones to get toys put away where they belong.
For families short on space, a desk that folds away when not in use lets kids have their own study spot without taking up precious real estate. Be sure to install your wall-mounted desk using mounting hardware appropriate for your home's walls.
Make your kids' furniture shine by applying high-gloss latex paint to the top or bottom half to create a "dipped" look.
Create easy access to everyday clothes by installing a second rod that can simply be removed as your child grows.
A kid-proof sofa is possible if you choose wisely. Select a model with dark-colored machine washable slipcovers. If slipcovers aren't an option, choose dark, spill-resistant upholstery, like microfiber or polyester. Cushions you can flip mean you can have a "good" side for guests and a "kid and pet" side for day-to-day use.
Have a play space do double duty by adding a daybed. It gives guests a spot to stay and offers extra storage for books and toys.
Use bold wall stickers to add personality to a paint job. You can always peel them off and try a different pattern as often as you want.
Instead of searching for the perfect frame, give the illusion of an antique by painting whatever shape you want behind the bed.
A mixed media gallery wall and colorful area rugs add pops of personality and are easy to change as your child ages. Also, a clear glass lamp base lets you add fun details inside.
Give each of your kiddos their own work area with a clever setup that takes up minimal floor space while creating privacy for each child to work. You'll need two identical desks with hutch tops.
Sort desk supplies in style with this neat organizer.
Brush your child's toy blocks with fabric paint and stamp onto a canvas drop cloth to create a one-of-a-kind rug for any space.
Stick repurposed cardboard file boxes underneath the bed to help organize small toys. Kids can drag them out when they're ready to play.
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