When we moved into our 750 square foot rented apartment, this closet became a catch-all for boxes and items that didn't otherwise have a place. But when we saw the pink plus sign, we decided that this black hole of unpacked boxes would be the perfect nook for our little girl.
Usually when someone spends the time and effort on a makeover it's because the original object is ugly or in bad shape. Neither is true in this case. Laura made over a brand new and super cute toy to appeal to both her daughter and her son.
If you're into the mountain trend, you're going to love this quick and crafty DIY project. Cyrielle of Carnets Parisiens lives in Paris, but dreams of a remote mountain cottage. For the time being she's settled for this lovely mountain-inspired shelf. If you've got some spare lumber and know how to use a jigsaw, this project is for you.
Our son Nathan turned 8 in January and since the weather is usually cold and wet during that month, we wanted to create a fun indoor party at home for him and his friends to enjoy. Nathan loved the idea of having a carnival theme with games, tickets and prizes!
This season has been sort of drab up here, and it's been raining or just plain grey and cold lately. So I've been looking at different options for indoor entertainment, and since my son has been into board games, I figured I would find different games than the usual.
Project by: Robert Gil, Casa Kids Location: Manhattan
Last year I wrote about two common approaches to shared kids' bedrooms: creating one cohesive space for both kids or creating divided, private spaces within a room. Roberto Gil, founder of Casa Kids, gave the best of both worlds to his clients, sisters in downtown Manhttan, with this creatively designed room.
Remember those infomercials for Flowbee, the haircutting vacuum attachment? I was always tempted to get one for the ease of cleanup (I've cut my own hair since I was 13). This father had a similarly inspired idea, but instead of cutting hair, he utilizes the vacuum to style his wee daughter's hair in ingenious fashion...