Name: Daisy (2.5)
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Division: Single Room
Room Size: 72 square feet
Tip for Living Small with Kids: Create little nooks! When I was putting the room together the spot right underneath the shadow box by her bed seemed so awkward to me, but for Daisy, it's the perfect place to take a blanket and a book; it's her go-to spot!
Biggest Design Challenge in this Room: The Ikea bookshelf. I was not going to go out and buy another shelving unit if I could find one around the house, but once I got it in her room it took up so much space. I can't tell you how many times I turned that thing around and shoved it across the carpet! It was important for me to have it on it's side too because I wanted Daisy to be able to have access to all the shelves. In the end I just gave up and put it where it seemed the best (which, of course, was where it first started). And like I mentioned before, the awkward space between the bookshelf and the bed that I was so concerned about became Daisy's favorite place in her room.
Favorite Thing About This Room: The colors! I know that it's probably cliche to paint your daughters room pink, but I felt that it would be a great canvas to build from. It has taken me about two years to put this room together but I wanted to show Daisy's personality so I needed the time. The walls may be soft, but the character of the room is bold, just like my little Daisy!
Thanks for your entry Amy and good luck!
What's at stake? Bragging rights AND $1500 worth of gift certificates from Oeuf!