The Smart Approach to Kids' Rooms

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Creative Homeowner, 2008 - House & Home - 223 pages
An updated bestseller in the "Smart Approach" series, The Smart Approach to Kids' Rooms starts with the premise: "Think like a professional." Parents will find all the inspiration and information they need to create any kid's dream room. Chapters include a basic primer on the general principles of good design and how to apply them to individual needs and lifestyles. Topics include: working with color, choosing furniture, organizing space, storage, special ideas for walls, windows, and floors, plus safety tips. One chapter addresses designing for children with special needs.*Over 275 photos illustrating the work of today's best design professionals* Decorating ideas for kids of all ages, from infancy through the teen years* Important facts about shopping for cribs, beds, and mattresses* Smart tips for making the best use of space and storage* Money-saving advice for creating a room that grows with a child* Resource guide of industry-related assiciations, web sites, and manufacturers*Glossary and Index

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Author Megan Connelly writes regularly about home decorating and design topics for numerous national publications.

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