Tag: KidFriendly

A kid-friendly, baby proof yet stylish living room, ohjoy 2.0.

The words, “kid-friendly, ” “child-proof, ” “storage solutions, “ and “safe” are quite possibly the least sexy words to hear as a designer. I’ll go further than that, we run from them like Charlie Sheen runs from sobriety or Ramona Singer runs from sanity. Design is a constant battle between form and function, and in this case Captain Function tends to win the championship all “Mike -Tyson-biting-ears” style.

I know it’s important and it has to be safe, but it’s hard, really hard, to make a space indestructible to a baby, full of things that won’t destroy a baby, AND still have it look beautiful, stylish, and grown up. I mean, what else do you want? Do you want it to also be affordable and high quality?


UNTIL NOW. Put your kids down for their nap. I don’t care how old they

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Kid-Friendly Family Room Design! | Designertrapped.com

LOVE this family room design! Such a great way to combine a playroom and family room the whole family can enjoy into one space. Super smart design choices! #spon

Thank you to Hayneedle for partnering with me on my family room makeover!

Y’all, the room shuffling in our house is ALMOST COMPLETE! In case you haven’t heard, a few months ago we decided that we needed to separate our twin girls’ into separate bedrooms because one of our sweet girls wakes up earlier in the morning than the other one and it was causing issues. Since my home office was in the spare bedroom, I had to relocate it to what was the girls’ playroom. That meant we had to move their playroom to a section of our family room, which meant we had to rearrange things to accommodate the playroom content and that wasn’t really possible with our old furniture layout. So, the room shuffling sparked a brand new family room design and full room makeover! We partnered with Hayneedle for our family room design and makeover, and

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