Alina's Alluring Allotment

Alina's Alluring Allotment

Carrie McBride
May 3, 2011

Names: Alina (6 months) and Mom and Dad
Location: San Francisco, CA
Division: Shared Room
Room Size: 95 sq. ft.

Tip for Living Small with Kids: Reduce the clutter! You don't need all of that baby gear many people say you need. Get only the essentials and adjust your space as needed. Living in a small space takes constant consideration of stuff. If you want to bring something new in, you must find a place for it to live...that might mean getting rid of something not as needed.

Biggest Design Challenge in this Room: Having balance between an adult-like room and whimsical feel of a child's room was tough. Using soothing gray with a pop of orange and white works for this space.Finding a space for a full size crib was also an impossibility. We went for a small crib, and have been happy with the results.

Favorite Thing About This Room: I love the hand-painted mural, and that the room seems to be split into a master bedroom and a nursery, yet still have a cohesive feeling

Thanks for your entry Anne and good luck!

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