Friday, February 25, 2011

Playful Playroom Makeover

I recently had the privilege of working on a this cheery playroom and wanted to show you how it turned out. The client wanted it to function as both a playroom, craft room and cozy upstairs den that her kids could grow into.

Before, no one used the sofa or great built-in window seats because the room was simply used for toy storage. Not very inviting for kids and adults alike.
 The sofa functioned as toy storage too and the kids have now outgrown the rubber play mat and are in need of a rug.

Ta-da!!! Slip covered sofa for tons of washings, bright colors, warm rug, furry bean bags and inviting window seats. 

This all started because the client wanted a craft/game table for her children. Since they are quickly entering school age, a larger table was a necessity. Most kids tables have small surface area. Not this one! We took a (already distressed) dining table with a whimsical apron and chopped of the legs to fit old school house painted kid's chairs. The table is 48" square and can hold up to 8. Large storage baskets fit underneath to hold craft projects and materials. 

 Window seats are now used for additional storage and a comfy spot to read. 
What do you think? Do you like it? It has a fresh new look that is a little more inviting. 
Bye bye birdie...


My Interior Life said...

Wow, what a difference. The fabrics, the rug, that TABLE! I love the idea of using a bigger table and chopping the legs off. Hmm. I'll keep that idea in my back pocket!

Thanks for sharing. It's beautiful!

Kim@Chattafabulous said...

Jackpot!! Functional and beautiful with that gorgeous LaFiorentina!

Lori said...

It looks fabulous! I love the fabric on the window seats!

shellie said...

sweet makeover! i can't stand the look of primary colors/toys all over the place. although, the kids need them, right? good thing that's all temporary! love the new table. wish i could chop legs off of things, and have them turn out NOT wobbly and beautiful like yours! love it! you've got an amazing eye girl!

The enchanted home said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and your kind commetns. WOW what a great makeover you gave the went from basic playroom to a room with the wow the rug and the fabric on the window seats. Nice work!!

Haven and Home said...

Looks great!

Loretta Fontaine (APPLESandRUBIES) said...

Hooper- Looks great. Love the table - what a fantastic work surface!

Lucky kids! (and Mom- what a pretty and cozy room for her, too!)


tarheel said...

oh, this is fabulous. I love it.

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