A Great, Graphic Playroom

A Great, Graphic Playroom

Lauren Hufnagl
Feb 4, 2014
(Image credit: Maddie G Designs)

Name: Maddie (5), Harry (3)
Location: Dallas, TX

We have a small upstairs playroom just off the laundry room. The goal was to maximize the space and encourage learning/creativity by designing creative book and art walls.

In addition I had custom wallpaper made for the room with a special photo of our kids on the beach in Australia last summer (their Dad is Australian). We also took a tired looking train table and had it lacquered and the top painted with chalkboard paint. The rug is an indoor/outdoor rug from my shop and the stripes on the ceiling just make it fun. I also used plastic canisters and an acrylic magazine rack to make access to art supplies easy for the kids.

It is a room that is much loved and well used in our home! Just outside the playroom I added a little upstairs mom's desk in an unused hallway alcove outside the room. It functions as a place to put up birthday invites and school stuff so we don't lose track.

Source List:

Drapery Rods: Gaby’s Shoppe, trade only/Dallas
Drapery Fabrication: Designer Window Treatments, trade only/Dallas
Curtain Fabric: Shop Maddie G
Zebra Indoor/Outdoor Rug: Shop Maddie G
Ceiling Stripe: Benjamin Moore Yellow Lotus (eggshell)
Wall Color in Playroom: Benjamin Moore Classic Grey
Wall Color in Desk Nook: Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist
Yellow Wire Baskets: Rejuvenation Home, no longer available
Art Wall Wire and Clips: Ikea DIGNITET rod and RIKTIG clips
Book Shelf: Custom Built
Acrylic Magazine Rack used to hold Craft Paper: Container Store
Round Acrylic Canisters to hold/display art supplies: Container Store
Yellow Poufs: Land of Nod
Monkey Canvas Bin: Container Store
Elephant Canvas Bin: Container Store
Natural Basket for Storage: World Market
Parsons Style Desk in Office Nook: Overstock
Cork Board, Spray Painted White: Container Store
Cork Board Fabric: Shop Maddie G
Custom Wallpaper: SuperColor Digital

Thanks, Susie! Readers, you can see more of Susie by visiting her website, Maddie G Designs, or her shop - Shop Maddie G.


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