Boboho, as well as maintaining a personal blog where she features her own art and design. As you might guess from looking around Indigo's room, Tracy is a staunch believer in re-inventing old items to give them fresh life: "My approach to design is to mix what you love: old and new, different eras, various styles, and to recycle or re-use where possible. This eclectic approach usually results in something much more personal. I think a home should reflect the personalities of the family that live there. "For a child's room it is important to include the child at the ideas stage. Listen to what they like and what they can contribute. Children's own drawings and paintings can be hung on the walls or an image transferred to fabric and used as a cushion. They can be part of making garland or flags to hang around the room. This way, they will have a connection with it and love it all the more." Keep reading for Tracy's inspiration, favorite sources, and proudest DIY...
this one. Best Advice: Try to use what you have! Think creatively and your child's room will look more individual and cost a fraction of the budget, freeing up cash to spend on some special handmade or stylish items. Include personal items that your child made or loves and a few fun things like homemade bunting and fairy lights to add a little magic. Dream Source: Anything by Nathalie Lete. Her naive designs fill me with joy and memories. Resources: Flea markets, yard sales, salvage yards. Ebay is great for fabrics and vintage toys. Blogs, Flickr and magazines for inspiration. Web shops.
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