Caedmon's Closet

Smaller Cooler 2011 Entry #26

Pin it button big

Name: Caedmon (9 months)
Location: Oceanside, CA
Division: Single Room
Room Size: 48 square feet

Tip for Living Small with Kids: Keep it simple! Kids don't need a lot to be happy. Put your love into everything you create and the space will be that much more enjoyable and memorable.

Biggest Design Challenge in this Room: Working with a small budget and a small space is always a challenge. In addition, a corner of this "room" is taken up by built-in shelving from floor to almost the ceiling. I wanted to draw attention away from the shelving so I concealed it with curtains (actually a bedsheet folded in half) hung from tension rods.

Favorite Thing About This Room:It's hard to name just one! I am very proud of the wire sculpture I made myself. I love the framed Marimekko tea towel; it really pulls the room together. I also love the natural lighting, which brightens the room and makes me forget that it's a closet!

Thanks for your entry Leah and good luck!

Ready to join in? Submit your entry through 5/15 here.

Pin it button big
What's at stake? Bragging rights AND $1500 worth of gift certificates from Oeuf!

>> Visit the Smaller, Cooler Contest Page

You Might Also Like

Around the Web

Categories

Family, 2011, Small Cool

As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.