The tales from the trenches tell of many pink-hating mothers who somehow manage to spawn pink-loving little girls. I'm one of them. I used to hate pink - I think it was some kind of feminist reaction to the entire idea of being girly. But, now I have a four-year-old girl. As you may have guessed, she likes pink.
To my mind there are two basic types of 'Before and Afters': the jaw droppers that leave you amazed at the utter transformation of a thing or place and the less dramatic, but no less inspiring ones that show a vast improvement to something with minimal expense of time and money. The latter is the case with this dated dresser repainted in springy colors as an appealing addition to Lynne and Darren's guest bedroom where they host their 2-year-old grandson, Nicholas.
Logan's been our little 'monkey' from day one, so I knew his first birthday would center around a monkey theme. I also knew that I wanted to avoid a generic jungle monkey theme, so my sister purchased a sock monkey for Logan, I knew it was the perfect theme.
Name: Pippi Location: NSW Australia Room Size: 172 sq. feet
When I came across the space that Emily had created for her daughter, Pippi, I was instantly smitten by the playful patterns and vibrant colors. Her goal was to create a fun and flamboyant space for her toddler, and I'd say she hit the nail on the head. The room exudes the playfulness and joy of childhood. Read on to learn more about this whimsical wonderland: