Edited by: Elaine Perry
Kids' bedrooms today are so much more than just a place to sleep. They provide a sanctuary where a child can play alone or with friends, relax and daydream, do homework, be creative, or just get away. Bedrooms for Cool Kids offers a host of clever, yet achievable ideas for turning a basic bedroom into a world of fantasy and imagination for 2-10 year olds.
Projects include lampshades shelves, toy chests, hooks, clothes racks, pillows, children sized furniture, floor coverings, and much more. The projects incorporate easy painting and crafting techniques, as well as basic sewing and carpentry skills For the daydreamer, kites and clouds are the theme with a bedroom accented in bright colours, where PVC pipe and nylon canvas make unique and affordable furniture. A room-turned-campground sprouts twig furniture, an over-the-bed tent and a glowing star-filled ceiling.
Perfect for the "artistically-challenged" DIY decorator; contains great ideas and all instructions for how-to. Each room contains oodles of ideas for persona1ising, Organizing, and maximizing the space. Materials are readily available at fabric and craft stores, hardware stores, and home centres.
The focus is creativity, and does not rely on a particular style of furniture or Trademarked cartoon to make the room complete. Includes patterns when necessary, as well as advice on room layouts and colour variations.