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girls room with cherry blossom wall mural and pink bedding - via atticmag

Pinkalicious Bedrooms

Small children have favorite colors and pink is often #1. Pre-schoolers and primary graders use color and shape to identify things, researchers say, which may explain the rosy fixation kids can develop, particularly when it comes to their bedroom decor. If pink is a must-have for a little girl, I favor simplicity and mutability versus […]

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over-sized Star metallic wallpaper by Sissy and Marley via Atticmag

Wallpapered Children’s Rooms

Large scale wallpaper sets the tone. Music has always held a special place in my heart, so I found this wallpaper mural rather comforting.  Marching children and animals parade across the staff, serenading sweet dreams.  The striped rug pattern echoes the musical score.  Little Hands, of Portugal, custom size each wall mural for a perfect […]

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DD2′s Guest Room Turned Playroom

My daughter’s seldom used bedroom is transformed into a fun and colorful playroom. I recently shared our youngest daughter’s (DD2) budget friendly guest bath which is now used by my darling grandson (DGS).  His bathroom is off a short hallway between his eclectic nursery and the guest bedroom. When DD2 purchased the home, the previous […]

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wide horizontal stripe painted bedroom walls

One Design from Baby to Teen

Hand painted wide striped walls are befitting at any age. As a child grows, tastes and needs change.  And it happens faster than you’d think!  A year ago, I featured a nursery [below] in Hand Painted Nursery Wall Designs and wrote “wide stripes are commonly used in nurseries, but this soft aqua is not.  Colors […]

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nautical theme bunk beds with a steel ship's ladder

Buddy Bunks

Built-in double bunk beds streamline any child’s room, with a dash of fun. The six-year-old in our family had his birthday last month – my first time trying out the big slide in the bouncy house. He has a bunk bed in his room and his 4-year old sister is waiting for the delivery her […]

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