This kids' playroom displays art in a minimalist way, using black electrical tape to create a unique gallery wall look. An armchairs provides seating beside an industrial shelf with storage for toys and craft supplies.
Elizabeth loves the hyper-functionality of this combined laundry room and bathroom on the first floor kid-level of the home. A shower and also ample closets for the boys' things are also worked into this smartly-designed space.
The four Nesbitt boys, John Garland, Lawson, Sullivan and Graham share this kids' den on the home's first level which features work desks integrated into the contemporary design and more great views of the marshlands beyond the home.
Faith and her brother got a Jack-and-Jill bathroom, with double vanities and a full bath with a tub — great for bubble baths. “We decided on subway tile throughout, but Amy had the idea to put in thin stripes of blue tile,” says Amanda. “It’s one small tweak that made a huge impact — guests have always asked about it!” Faith likes to perch on her step stool (by Serena & Lily) to check out hair bows in the mirror. The little blue light is by Feiss.
A favorite pastime for many children is playing outside in their own backyards, especially if they have a treehouse. It is a wonderful way to stimulate imaginations while giving kids an immersive experience in nature.
Light neutral tones and textures complete the look in this coastal kids room. Vaulted ceilings are painted white and expand the visual space in the room with neutral bedding beneath. Yellow accent pillows are added to liven up the room.
A design full of spunk and energy, the kids’ bedroom diverts from the norm with a blend of fun vibrant hues and bold striped walls to deliver a definite wow factor. “We were looking at preppy colors, and the hot bright pastels were sort of the beginning of this room,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
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.
After a day of romping around on the island, children can enjoy a private outdoor space to unwind. Teak lounge chairs with turquoise cushions and a pink throw blanket bring the cheerful theme of the kids’ room outside.