Your children need their spaces just the same as the adults in your home, and there is only so many toys and pieces of furniture that you can cram into a child’s bedroom. Plus, a child’s room should be the safe haven to retreat to when privacy is desired. This makes having a common play area, especially for messier play involving paints, markers and toys with lots of pieces, more useful.
Colorful, Not Clownish
Many playroom ideas show primary colors arranged in ways that make an area look like a box of crayons exploded. Colorful is good for playrooms for children, but it does not have to just be a mix of primary red, green, blue and yellow. You can transition into a playroom or play area using color themes from the rest of the decor in your home. It may be more childlike to go a little bolder with the available palette, but you do not have to make it look like a Van Gogh painting. [Read more…]