Playroom Inspiration Board

 
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Today I am sharing some playroom inspiration. I really need a playroom in this house and we have a few areas we could have one so I came up with some inspiration boards to share some of the items I want or already have and would put in the playroom.

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These are some tables and chair sets I adore. I like the modern round one but I like the idea of having a larger table for the kids to play or craft on. The ikea one is also a nice one except I’d paint the red parts a different color. I also had an idea of maybe cutting down a regular size table to be kid height.

1. Letendre Kids 3 Piece Round Table and Chair Set

2.Rickey Kids 5 Piece Table & Chair Set

3.Delta Children Windsor Kids Wood Chair Set and Table in aqua

4.YPPERLIGChild's table with 2 benches

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Having a playroom or just anywhere it nice to have storage solutions for toys. We use a lot of these Y-Weave Basket Bin 11" - Room Essentials plastic bins for toys, Target offers a variety of sizes and I like them because you can easily wash them out. I also use them for my workspace to store craft and shipping supplies.

I also like LANGYASHAN Storage Bins for storing items like stuffed animals or dress up…they are also great for laundry.

I saw this neat Vandoona Toy Storage & Organization Mesh Bags and thought they would be great for storing small toys like legos. They are even washable.

Toy storage like this Tot Tutors Supersized Wood Toy Storage Organizer are another great way to organize toys like blocks and trains and books. I have been wanting one of these for a while.

A puzzle organizer would like this Melissa & Doug Multi-Fit Metal Wire Puzzle Rack is a great way to store them neatly.

Lastly we use these Large Plastic Storage Bin with Woven Handles for large heavy toys, like big trucks and odd shaped ones that don’t fit in smaller bins. These are under $8 and often go on sale.

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These are some of the toys we have, the dollhouse, the grocery store is such a great toy and the kitchen set has been a favorite of Harpers for a few years now. I like the pillow bed idea for a comfy place to read books and you can buy already made covers online or easily sew some and add pillows. Lastly I would want a couch in the playroom for mama. A futon one like shown or a pull out bed one would be great for sleepovers.

  1. Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Dollhouse

  2. Melissa & Doug Freestanding Wooden Fresh Mart Grocery Store

  3. Teamson Kids - Chelsea Modern Wooden Kids Play Kitchen

  4. Butterfly Craze Kid's Floor Pillow Bed Cover

  5. Novogratz Convertible Pink Velvet Vintage Mid-Century Diamond-Tufted Split Back Fold Down Futon Couch

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Decorating the playroom would be my favorite part. I would love a more farmhouse feel and this rug would be great. I would choose a light gray color like this one by Benjamin Moore. This light fixture I already have waiting to be used. Target does not sell them anymore but you can find them on Ebay and Mercari.

This wall mural is adorable and would be great in playroom and a chalkboard wall would be greta as well. Wall shelving for little decor or items not for little hands are great for a playroom and I love this horse print.

1 .DECOMALL Traditional Vintage Persian Distressed Abstract Area Rug

2. Benjamin Moores Distant Gray

3. Project 62 Leanne Large Pendant

4. Kids Wallpaper Soft World Map Wall Mural by Murwall

5. AVIGNON HOME Rustic Floating Wood Shelves 3-Tier 

6. Black and White Horse Print by Lexie Greer Printables


I think a swing would be amazing in a playroom but not sure if the hubby would allow that.

What would you want in a playroom?

Thank you for reading!

 
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New Work Space With A Built In Desk

 
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I am excited to share my new work/craft space! My space was down in the basement and although I had a huge room to myself and lots of storage I decided it would be better to have a space up here on the main floor. This way I can get work done ( sometimes ) while Harper and Weston are close by playing with there toys or watching a movie.

It’s not ideal for some to have this in the living room but it works for us. It could all be easily taken apart if we ever need to.

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The desk top is my favorite part of this space. It was actually a nice kitchen table made in england. My hubby cut it down to size to fit and mounted it to the wall and to the cabinet. It was nice to use it for something since it was collecting dust in the basement.

I used daddy vans natural beeswax to coat the top for protection. I did not stain it.

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The couch and shelf behind the sofa are a bit in the way for a picture.

The cabinet is a computer cabinet that we got for free years ago.

To the right you can see the kid craft area. Basically Harpers area to make a mess. I will share more about that area and the inside of the and before and after of the cabinet in another post.

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Here is a before of the area…how cute is Weston playing with the airplane? We had the play kitchen in this corner when the Christmas tree was up but other then that I never had anything permeant in the space.

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The most expensive item I bought for my workspace was the chair. I think I paid $90 for it on sale at our local Staples. I liked the color and I normally do not care for computer/office chairs but I did not mind this this one. I like that you can adjust for height and its pretty comfortable for working long periods of time.

The shelving is from Home Depot, the gold metal shelf to the right I found a year ago at Michales. The desk lamp was a freebie and I’m not sure were the scissor hanger is from. The wall organizer under the shelf was from Ikea ( they don’t carry this one anymore unfortunately ) but the white plastic bins they do have. The cart underneath is another Ikea find and I do not have anything in it yet because of Weston.

 
 
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I have so much craft, sewing…etc stuff that I have not organized let. So far I am only keeping the items I use the most up here and still have to go through so much. I’m trying to keep everything neat and went with white bins to store items.

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This wood organizer was a free find from maybe 4 years ago and I painted it in chalkboard paint. They have something similar at Ikea.

I need to get another square bin to put up top and I bought those at Target. They are also my favorite for storing toys because they are easy to clean. The other bins are from Ikea.

I am happy to blog more now and to start my etsy shop back up with new adventures. Although this new work area is not perfect or completely organized its my personal space for me.

Thank you for seeing my new space and stay tuned for the inside of the cabinet and the kid craft area.

 
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