Recent Children's Rooms Articles


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Upgrade a Bedroom From Big Kid Room To Teen Hangout

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 22, 2017

Where does the time go? When you're expecting a new bundle of joy, you spend so much time, effort and money creating the perfect space to welcome them. You spend crazy money on cribs...


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Inspiring Ideas for Redoing Kids' Rooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 15, 2015

Decorating a child's room should be easy -- a splash of pastel color, a few posters of baby animals, a bed, and the biggest toy chest your local FAO Schwarz boutique has on offer --...


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8 Treehouses to Envy

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Oct 10, 2013

Treehouses are pretty much the aspiration of every kid, and no wonder; there's something about them that makes them feel like a magic, private clubhouse. Many kids who grew up around...


This picture of a climbing wall in a lodge is what dreams are made of. Photo by gshowman/flickr.

Guidelines for Building a Bouldering Wall at Home

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | G+ | Jun 12, 2013

Building a bouldering wall at home requires planning, possible engineering help, power tools, and a good friend or two to help (or a good carpenter). Planning: You'll need to find a...


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Building the Ultimate DIY Fort

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | G+ | Mar 07, 2013

There is no point in life in which forts cease to be fun. Take almost any activity that you do in your living room: Place it in a fort, and that activity becomes 200% more fun. For...


This person turned his garage into a photography studio. (Photo: Illusive Photography/Flickr)

Ten Fabulous Uses for a Garage

Posted by Cris Carl | Dec 19, 2012

Garages: they’re not just for cars anymore. Last year I wrote an article about making over your garage if you wanted to have a garage band. I started thinking afterwards that...


Here are the basics for starting a home-based day care center. (Photo: Jeremy Doorten/sxc.hu)

Prepping Your House for an In-Home Day Care Center

Posted by Cris Carl | Aug 01, 2012

While there are many practical and legal considerations to having a day care in your home, nearly all are “not unreasonable. It’s a lot of hoops to jump through, but as...


Creating a Mudroom Without Remodeling

Posted by Linda Merrill | Jan 03, 2012

A mudroom is a wonderful thing, particularly for families with children. As a staging place for coming and going, a dedicated mudroom helps keep snow and mud off of good carpets while...