Good Questions: Playroom Decor Essentials?

Good Questions: Playroom Decor Essentials?

Grace Shu
Feb 11, 2008

We've been recently charged with decorating our nephew's playroom, so we're doing a lot of research, especially over at OhDeeDoh. Since we have very little experience with toddlers, we're wondering: what works in a playroom and what doesn't?

[ Photo from Traditional Home ]

For example, we've seen a lot of chalkboard walls in the usual decor magazines. So, we casually asked a few friends who are parents about this trend, and we were surprised what most of them said. The general consensus is that a chalkboard leads to a bigger mess that goes beyond walls (i.e., chalky handprints in the hallways, chalk smushed in the rug, etc).

Anyone have any tips on how to create a successful play room for both kids (playing) and parents (cleaning)?

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