Trends

KidSpace Stuff blog posts covering interior design trends for kids’ rooms, from baby to teen, any room used by kids.

Jan 022014
 
Kids' Rooms: 2014 Color Trends to Watch

The New Year brings with it many changes, color trends being one of the changes designers watch each year. Celebrate by giving the kids’ rooms a new coat of paint, updating an old furniture piece with a new finish, or reupholstering that worn out chair in the corner in one of the 2014 colors. Sherwin-Williams […]

Jun 262013
 
USA Maps Trendy in Kids' Rooms

USA maps have always been popular kids’ room artwork. They are subtle, yet influential teaching tools providing a host of information, instilling love of country, and feeling of place in the world. I found a few favorites to share and show you what is popular…. Try a state license plate map…..framed poster or unframed real […]

May 012013
 
Nailheads are Hot on Teen Room Furniture

Nailheads on furniture is nothing new. Actually it is quite an old style technique from the 1500’s. So when your teen wants to attach decorative brass nails to their furniture because “nailheads are hot!”, just smile and watch history repeat itself. It was during the Renaissance period that brass nails were used to attach fabric […]

Dec 312012
 
Kids' Rooms: 2013 Color Trends to Watch

Sherwin-Williams 2013 Color Forecast   The New Year is on our doorstep and so are the 2013 color trends to watch for in kids’ room design. As an interior designer I enjoy seeing the coming year’s color palettes and this year is no different. According to Sherwin-Williams, “Today’s dynamic palettes reflect our diverse mindsets, lifestyles […]

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Nov 272012
 
Smocked Pillows Return to Girls' Rooms Trendy

Velvet pillows. Round ones with uniquely folded and stitched sides and a gathered face secured by fabric-covered buttons centered on both sides of the pillow. What childhood memories these velvet masterpieces trigger for me……and the smocked pillows are making a trendy return to girls’ rooms! This specific type of smocking, called “lattice” smocking, gathers fabric […]

Jan 102012
 
Kids' Rooms: 2012 Color Trends to Watch

Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2012   Each fall as the color forecast groups release the coming year’s hottest color palettes. I enjoy watching as new colors begin to saturate the market. Most noticeable are fabrics and finishes, paint being immediately available as textiles catch up later. The 2012 Color Forecast by Sherwin-Williams was released a few months […]