By Emily AndersonMore in Decorating
Interior wall paint
Rollers, trays, brushes
Bottom kitchen cabinets & countertop
Clear sheet of plastic
Photos made into transparencies
Tip: Create special family memories by turning an old playroom into a family room.
Paint walls bright colors.
Buy durable, kid-proof furniture.
Tip: Pre-treated fabric or slipcovers will make stains easier to handle.
Tip: Get stackable chairs for extra seating.
Tip: A hard-surface floor is better for games and homework; add a soft rug for sitting.
Build computer center out of bottom kitchen cabinets and countertop.
Tip: 10-foot countertop will allow for multiple workstations.
Build wall of pre-made cubbyholes for separation and storage.
Nail together thin wood strips the size of a sheet of clear plastic.
Nail back on box.
Cut hole for wires.
Hot-glue lighting kits along inside edges.
Tip: Plug lighting kits into power strip so you can turn them on and off at same time.
Have photos transferred to transparency paper and hang on front of box.