It’s almost that time of year again – back to school! Another year down, another grade higher and another year older, where is the time going? Growing up naturally includes growing out, of clothes and shoes and their bedroom decor. Lets not forget our littles (and grown up) loves’ personal nests – where they sleep, play, work and host, it’s a space they get to be proud of and love being in. Who’s up for putting their personal project on the back burner and sprucing up your babe’s boudoir? Here are some tips and a little bit of inspo to get you on your way…
Room For More
Play dates and sleep overs are top priority in the life of a kid, so why not incorporate entertaining into your plans. Maximize all the space to make way for an extra bed, a play table or even a sofa!
HGTV / Photographer: Suzanna Scott Photography / Designers: Heather Brock and Jennifer Wundrow
Architectural Digest / Photographer: Thomas Loof / Designer: Miles Redd
Work, and then play
As they get older, the homework book gets thicker and the days get longer. Create a functional space they will be motivated in and inspired by.
Domino / Photographer: UNGANO + AGRIODIMAS / Designer: Lauren Wills
Domino / Photographer: Brittany Ambridge / Designer: Sally King Benedict
Storage, storage, storage!
When their beloved belongings look like nothing more than clutter, it’s time to get creative with your choice of storage.
Art of Choice
Why not make this project extra special and ask for some guidance from your client – what artwork would they choose?
Architectural Digest / Photographer: Scott Frances / Designer: Michael S Smith
Let Them Grow
This time of year will come and go, and come and go, but it doesn’t require a makeover every year. When you are ready to get your hands dirty with this labor of love, think of a space that allows them to grow. Classic colors or gorgeous fabrics that will stay current, swap out the bunk beds for a “big kid” bed – think guest room down the road (ok, maybe not that far down the road!) or add a sitting area for some alone time.
House & Garden UK / Designer: Katharine Pooley
Elle Decor / Designer: Megan Winters
Are you planning on making some decor changes before the school year commences? Please do share your ideas and inspirations!