Cerise Decor’s Emma Playroom

Cerise Decor’s Emma Playroom

One look at this playroom and your kids may quickly become strangers.  From the colorful pallet to the chalkboard and play kitchen, every corner of this rooms engages and inspires kids to do what they do best, play. Some of my favorite aspects of the room include: Storage: The Ikea Expedit type shelving unit on…

Gia Russo’s Real Simple Playroom Makeover

Gia Russo’s Real Simple Playroom Makeover

With a lot of space, tons of storage and a red ceiling, Gia Russo created a perfect playroom from a converted garage.  Her child inspired design is apparent in the colorful walls, chalkboard closet doors and a roll of craft paper hanging from the wall. Make it Yours: Stripes: The wide bold stripes scream “playtime!”…

Game Board Storage Art & Storage Solutions

Game Board Storage Art & Storage Solutions

From missing pieces to messy closets, storing game boards is often an endless challenge.  Beckie at Infaranttly Creative came up with an amazing all-in-game storage solution, the game board storage art.  By building a wood frame around the board, attaching the game pieces to the back of the board and then mounting the wood frame…

DIY Finger Painted Family Tree

DIY Finger Painted Family Tree

Whether you are looking for a creative gift for the grandparents or personalized artwork for your playroom, this simple DIY has got you covered.  All you need is a leaf punch, a stretched canvas, green or brown “scrapbook” paper, Mod Podge, finger paints and some little hands that are willing to get messy. Materials: 1….

Ginny Phillips’ Playroom via Design Dazzle

Ginny Phillips’ Playroom via Design Dazzle

Ginny Phillips, a photography mom, set out to create a unique decoration for her daughter, London, first birthday party and ended up with a picturesque wall display.  Circles of scrapbook paper, cardstock and a handful of black and white pictures of her daughter, were all it took to create her colorful and personal collage.  Coordinating furniture…

Meet Bicycoo, Balance Bike’s Fashionable Big Sister

Meet Bicycoo, Balance Bike’s Fashionable Big Sister

Joovy Joovy offers two balance bikes that are hands down the most stylish bikes on the market.  In a sea of boring standard issue bikes, BicycooGT and BMX are the fashionable new comers that quickly draw the attention of parents and kids alike.  With their sleek lines and contrasting colors, kids can’t help but want to ride…

The Top 10 Money Saving Toys

The Top 10 Money Saving Toys

Every year is seems that families spend increasing amounts of money of toys.  In 2009 the U.S. toy industry alone generated $21.47 billion in sales!  Of that 25% of the sales was for licensed products (you know must have toys with their favorite cartoon on them). So why are families spending so much money on…

Build Your Own Pottery Barn Kids Kitchen for a Fraction of the Cost

Build Your Own Pottery Barn Kids Kitchen for a Fraction of the Cost

If you have never drooled over a Pottery Barn Kids catalogue, then you’ve either never seen one or you must be the most content person in the world.  As for me, the very sight of their play kitchens makes me want to throw on some knee pads and begin whipping up some “dinner” with the kids….

The Parent’s Guide to Balance Bikes, Complete Reviews & Comparisons of 16 Different Brands

The Parent’s Guide to Balance Bikes, Complete Reviews & Comparisons of 16 Different Brands

The question every parent should be asking themselves is not “if I should get a balance bike” but rather “which one should I get.”  Sure, balance bikes are full of hype right now, but they are one of the rare things in life to deserve it.  Not only do they get kids outside and riding,…

A Perfect Playroom: Stephen Saint-Onge’s Better Homes & Garden’s Playroom

A Perfect Playroom: Stephen Saint-Onge’s Better Homes & Garden’s Playroom

Color and space are two necessities for every playroom and are often the hardest obstacles to overcome.  Whether you have too much space or not enough, getting the most out of what you got is essential.  Color is also a hinderance, as parents have a difficult time materializing their kids desires for color.  In a makeover for…