The homeowners wanted a space where their grandkids could let go and be kids, so designers added a playroom with a great library of books and a giant LEGO wall. A small table gives the kids a place to play, while storage bins anchored to the walls keep the toys organized.
Playful patterns in navy, red and white take center stage in this bold red playroom. With a tent for sleepovers, a table for painting and a chalkboard for drawing, this play space is every child's dream.
Designer Susan Fredman creates a colorful space for everyone in the family to enjoy. The media room features a play area for young kids with a chalkboard wall and a pool table so the adults can play too. Ample seating and floor pillows provide a spot for everyone to gather around the tube.
Grown-ups and kids alike can play to their heart's content in this stellar game room that features arcade games, a pool table and more. Gleaming wood floors and white ceilings visually open up the window-free space.
This play area displays and stores a lot of toys while still making sure to leave floor space open for walking. Pale yellow walls and neutral carpet set a calm backdrop, and the toys provide vivid additions of color. A play table allows for storage underneath, and a green shelving unit lines up loose items. Fun, kid-themed art decorates the upper section of the walls.
This trendy gray living room features mid-century modern furnishings with a touch of rustic displayed in the coffee table. A custom cabinet painted with white chalkboard paint cleverly hides the TV and includes children's artwork.
A collection of plane-oriented vintage black-and-white photos hang above the changing table, making a fun display for grown-ups and kids. Broad and narrow painted stripes in blue and yellow race around the room's walls.
This cheery kids' playroom features sunny yellow walls paired with white wall paneling, a fun green accent strip and tulip wall decals. A pink pretend play kitchen set lines one wall, while a white wooden table and chairs sits at the center of the room.
Create a designated spot outside for kids by turning dead space corners into low-slung activity spots. Keep things versatile with maintenance-free stackable play tables and indoor-outdoor cushions for comfy seating on the ground.
A solid roof pavilion houses a recessed dining patio in this large outdoor space featuring a kids' play fort. A perimeter overflow hydrotherapy illusion spa has a built-in cocktail table and reflects lights and fire effects at night. Dual fire bowls combine with water to spill over into the pool.
Candice Olson, host of HGTV's "Divine Design," uses neutral slipcovers to create cozy, kid-friendly seating in this playful basement. A durable wood coffee table is the perfect spot for playing family board games or creating beautiful artwork. Muted green carpet throughout keeps this space light while still providing camouflage for inevitable spills.
For a designated place to work on crafts, draw and color with crayons, a custom play table was made from an old coffee table cut down to size with a saw, sanded, then painted white and green. The child-sized chairs were picked up at a flea market, sanded, painted and decoupaged with vintage maps.
The home's entry doubles as a floor-to-ceiling art gallery packed with one-of-kind creations appealing to adults and kids. To keep purses and backpacks in one spot, wall hooks were installed among the featured art. A foyer table in matching blue provides an excellent surface for displaying family photos, intimate lighting, and accessories.
In the playroom, bright colors make the space come to life. A large, customizable sofa gives parents a place to watch their little ones create, while three small tables and a stuffed animal, all three with bold primary colors, give the kids a place to play.
HGTV's Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines turned this once bland laundry room into a colorful and inspiring craft room. Two bright yellow light fixtures illuminate a large craft table, made from an old pocket door. New blue-gray cabinets provide plenty of storage for the space, and an attractive sheet metal magnet board is a perfect place to display the kids' artwork.
The homeowners wanted this living room, like the rest of their home, to be family friendly, elegant, luxe and sophisticated, but with a sense of whimsy and fun. The space had to be equally comfortable and appealing for both kids and adults. The space plan offers great flexibility, with the large ottoman completely mobile and a small lucite lamp table that can be easily set aside for play dates.
Cindy loves her West Village location because of its relaxed atmosphere and nearby parks for the kids. "You can actually smell fresh air in the city, which is wonderful for New York," she says." The reality star is currently transforming her outdoor living space — a rare find in New York — from a party place to a play area for the kids, adding a swing, cushioned cement, an outdoor kitchen and tables for family meals.