Inspiring Spaces

Inspiring Spaces

Julia Cho
Dec 24, 2010

May brought us rooms that all seem bright and cheerful and yet, each one unique and different. From soft pinks to bright yellows and oranges- each one reflects the lively, little ones that live there quite well.

My Room: Lilla: "The walls too, were already a bright yellow with some drawings...I just added more drawings for fun! The hard part decorating this room was that here in Brazil we don't have closets, so a big part of the room is always taken over by armoires. As it was already a small room, we tried hard to keep a nice space for her to play and grow."

My Room: Cassandra: "I wanted to create an outdoor scene that was very colorful and kid-friendly that she can grow with if she chooses. The mural was originally only going to be the one long wall. But as I got going, I ended up wrapping it around to 3 of the 4 and painted a small design over the side of her crib."

H is for Harper's Room: "'Choose things that you love, and it will come together,' says Harper's mom. And this room certainly has come together- not in a forced, overly planned way, but in an organic way with lots of special touches from mom and dad."

Home Office Turned Sky High Nursery: "Joymich has done a great job making this office into a nursery. It's not in a room with 4 walls like many nurseries traditionally are, but instead is in the upper area of their loft. It looks like a great place to be a kid, no matter how old and we wanted to give a final congrats for the transition!"

A Definitely, Indisputably, Not-Girly Shared Room : "I think sometimes adults create rooms for kids that are more pleasing for adults than they are for kids. I didn't want a room that screamed "this is for small kids," but I also didn't want a room that didn't reflect my boys. I don't really like transportation (planes, cars, trains, etc.) in rooms, but that is what the boys wanted."

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