10 Themed Bedrooms for Kids
Parents, roll up your sleeves. A combination of creative thinking and a little elbow grease can transform your child's room from a boring box into a stimulating sanctuary. These rooms are as much fun to decorate as they are to live in.
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This room, from The Land of Nod, manages to present appealing canvases without room chaos. An easel in the corner allows little painters to watercolor in a dedicated space, containing any mess. The art table with a built-in paper roll encourages a little scribbler to indulge his or her latest artistic aspiration, while a cable attached to the window becomes not only a gallery for fine art, but also serves as a drying area for wet projects.
For parents who have more wall space than floor area, chalkboard and magnetic paint available at home improvement stores will give your pint-sized Picasso a creative canvas without hogging precious square footage. An easy-to-clean wood laminate floor is a great idea in any child's room, but in an artist's bungalow its utility is almost a necessity. Choose a high traffic-rated floor and buy extra in case a replacement panel is needed.