KidSpace Stuff blog posts covering design basics of interior design with ideas for walls in kids rooms, all ages, from newborn through teens.

Jun 232014
Kids' Bathroom "Beach" Tile Wall

  Fun wall treatment for a coastal kids’ bathroom. Can you tell what it is? It’s the beach in mosaic tile. The tile design caught my eye because it reminds me of a commercial resort project I worked on a few years ago (but I only tiled one wall as an accent, not all four). […]

Apr 282014
It's the Little Things {Music Wallpaper}

The music wallpaper behind this toddler bed definitely fits in the “it’s the little things” segment. It caught my eye and made me smile—not because it left a memorable impression but rather it brought back fond memories. I learned to play piano when I was a kid, starting with lessons at age eight. While the […]

Feb 112014
Trendy Star Studded Baby Nursery

  Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.   Stars. Those luminous points in the night sky used for celestial navigation have long been part of nursery décor. Nursery rhymes like “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” and songs like “When You […]

Jan 132014
It's the Little Things {Catching Raindrops}

Another really cute idea in the “It’s the Little Things” segment. This is a really cute little girl’s room. Probably toddler age just transitioned from baby crib to big-girl-bed. The mix of neutrals—gray, white, beige—and soft pink with a more vibrant hue on the floor says a cute little girl likes to play here. The […]

Jan 082014
Unique Wall-Mounted Kids' Room Storage Solutions

Wall-mounted storage is a common kidstuff sprawl solution in kids’ rooms. But who says flat and straight storage has to be dull and boring? Kids’ rooms are one of the best places to show off unique, out-of-the-box creative ideas for storage. To solve your storage dilemma, it doesn’t really take a stroke of genius to […]

Nov 202013
Using Darling Diamonds in Kids' Rooms

  How about a little math refresher….do you know what a rhombus is? Think back to geometry class or even basic shapes covered in elementary school. A rhombus is a parallelogram with four equal sides and opposite angles are equal sizes. When turned on it’s point and used in kids’ room, we just simply call […]

Nov 182013
Kids' Storybook Cottage Under-Stairs Playhouse

Found an ingenious idea for utilizing that odd-shaped under-stairs space found in so many homes with basements……a storybook cottage playhouse. It’s the simplicity of the idea plus an efficient use of space that makes the whole idea so ingenious. The cobbled stone cottage mural creating a storybook entrance is by Utah mural artist, Billy Hensler. […]

Nov 132013
The Argyle How-to for Kids' Rooms

Can you name a pattern that gives you a totally different look and feel simply by changing the color combination? Shape stays the same, only the color changes. If you looked at the post title, you already have the answer……the argyle. Composed of diamonds in various colors with an overlay of diagonal lines, the argyle […]

Sep 252013
Tween Room Polka Dots....Small, Medium, and Large

Is your just-turned-tween daughter objecting to her room design? It’s probably not the color. It’s probably the childish theme they have outgrown. When it’s time for a change, pattern can play an important role…….and polka dots are perfect for a tween room. Why? They’re classic. Evenly spaced dots have been around for ages. They’re informal. […]

Sep 242013
Cars + Winding Road = Happy Boys

Ever notice how little boys have the innate ability to make engine noises while pushing toy cars along a winding road? Ever notice how happy boys are when making those noises? Miniature cars are one of the best kid toys ever invented. They bring out the imagination in boys like no other and can be […]