Over the summer, I had to opportunity to dive into my inner Barbie and decorate an entire living room space for a little girl. The requirements of this playroom were the following: tons of storage and the use of her favorite color PINK. Well, of course, what little girls playroom would be complete without the use of the infamous ballerina pink.
To define her space from her father’s own living space, I selected my favorite paint treatment, stripes. I also chose to paint the backs of the bookshelves in same pink color for a touch in flair.
Two type of storage, see below, from IKEA also helped to define her play area. One of my favorite purchases for the space were the IKEA curtain wire and clips, perfect for displaying daily art master pieces.
For those days when paint falls on more than just the paper, we purchased an inexpensive bamboo 5’x8’ rug, that can easily be replaced when the rug becomes more than just a drip pad.
We are in the midst of resurfacing the fireplace with light green glass. Pics to come.
A. Sofa B. Activity Table C. Green and Pink Chairs D. Large Cube Storage Unit E. Storage Trunk F. Storage Stool G. Rug H. Wire and Hooks I. Painted Stripes: Sherwin Williams 6568 Lighthearted Pink and Benjamin Moore Decorators White
I had so much fun putting this room together. If you decorate a little girl or boy’s playroom, what would you fill the room with?
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