Decorating Children’s Rooms

Decorating your child’s room can prove to be quite the decorative challenge.  You want to create an engaging space that will promote play and activity but at the same time you want your child to able to sleep without waking up to play with his or her toys and it needs to fit in with the other rooms in your home.  Here are some examples of rooms we wouldn’t mind getting sent on a time out to.

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There is a strong presence of color in  every room, but none seem to overwhelm the senses and are decidedly childlike, even though some feature more mature furniture pieces.  All bring in a sense of eclecticism as well, whether it be in the taste of furniture, art or color, which suits a room meant for a playful spirit. Susanna Salk’s book Room For Children: Stylish Spaces for Sleep and Play talks about the challenge of designing for your child, but decorating for yourself.  Watch The Editor at Large’s coverage of the book signing, which took place at Bergdorf Goodman a few months back here.
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