Thursday, August 20, 2009

Choosing your Wall Color

Choosing a wall color for your child's bedroom can be overwhelming sometimes. Pick your bedding collection first and then select your wall color. Look at all the colors in the bedding (even the colors that are not dominant). Do not go for the obvious and choose the dominant color in the bedding set. For example, if you have a bedding set/accessories that are primarily blue and then you choose a blue wall color the bedding will not "pop". The bed/bedding should be the focal point of the room and the bedding should be a statement.

Instead you want to choose a less dominant color in the bedding set for your wall color. By choosing the less dominant color will allow it to stand out more. Example - You have your blue bedding set, but this set also has green, chocolate brown, pale yellow, and red colors that are less dominant. Try selecting the pale yellow or a light neutral for you wall color. Your bedding will "pop" against the walls and you will achieve a well thought out room.

Try not to just leave the wall white -- Children love color so don't skip the walls when designing their room. Paint helps give the room a finishing touch!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

How to De-Clutter

Are you tired of seeing toys, books, stuffed animals, CD's, movies, or any of your children's thing scattered all over the place? Having a de-cluttered space helps put the mind at ease and creates a more relaxing environment.

If you are having trouble finding a starting place then here are some ideas. Bins, baskets, buckets, and toy chests are great solutions for hiding things. If you have a wall unit or book shelf
then choose your bin size accordingly. If you do not have a book shelf or wall unit then you can either purchase one at your local store or make it a project. Purchase some wood at your local home improvement store and build some shelves. You can make them as short or tall as you like and choose a neutral or fun color to paint them. Pick a bin that is just under the height of the opening -- by doing this you are able to hide your things with minimal sight of what's inside. If you choose a short bin and your shelf opening is tall then you are able to see all the bins contents --which does not completely solve the problem of hiding the clutter.

If you do not want to put your bins on a shelf then be creative when finding places for them. Perhaps place them under a coffee table, end table or put them next to a sofa or chair. Use your creativity and incorporate your storage solutions into your room design.

Lastly, select some fun bins and fill your shelves or space with them.

If you have little ones then storage bins are wonderful for teaching them where all their toys, games, stuffed animals, and so on are placed when they are done with play time.

Have questions about picking out storage bins, where to place them, how many to use? Just ask us!

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Creating a dream bedroom for your child?

What child wouldn't love to have their dreams and fantasy's come to life in their bedroom? From firetrucks and cowboy's to pony's and flowers creating a fun and playful bedroom for your little one will provide lasting fun memories.
Children are very excitable little critters so design a room that will inspire their creativity and imagination.

Involving your child in the process of designing their dream bedroom can be a fun activity for both of you. They can experience the process of creating something that's all for them. Have them choose their favorite colors, themes, or prints. Watch their faces light up when they see their design come to life!

Go beyond just what you see in the bedding collection picture. Make your child's room their own. Think out of the box! Add hanging wall letters to spell out their name or a fun phrase. Or Fabric Storage Bins to store toys, books, games, stuffed animals, and more. And Picture Frames to show off their pictures or artwork.

Which ever design, theme, or color you and your child may choose make their room their own and reflect their personality.

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