Black subway tile makes a smart backsplash for this Art Deco bathroom (that's Marilyn Monroe approved). Upper walls are covered in heathered gray wallpaper, a strong contrast to the tiles' glossy finish.
To create this kids’ dreamland, Shades of Green transformed an ordinary wall into one for climbing and added a parent-approved fall surface made of recycled tires. Bamboo plantings bring a touch of green to the playful scene.
This bedroom's soft, soothing color palette of grays accented with sparse pops of red creates the perfect backdrop for a striking accent piece — which comes in the form of a life-size shark. The shark adds kid-approved personality and pizzazz to the transitional bedroom.
Bring the box office home with this critic-approved cinema-themed space. Shake up your favorite martini on the marble bar top, and don't forget to grab a bag of popcorn from the cart before relaxing on a comfortable leather couch in front of your favorite movie on the big screen.
HGTV Smart Home 2019 is located in Dallas, Texas: a city bursting with activities for the whole family. Dallas has plenty to do for its younger visitors and residents. Educational, creative and just plain fun are all on the agenda, with some kid-approved food to help us power up (or power down).
If you think you know butterfly bush, think again. ‘Blue Chip Jr.’ has outstanding qualities, including fragrance, continuous blooming without deadheading, non-invasive and drought tolerant. Of course, it also attracts butterflies by the dozens. It grows to a tidy 18 to 30 inches tall and wide—a perfect size for edging a bed or walkway. Hardy in Zones 5-9. Called “summer lilac” in Oregon and Washington, where it is approved for sale.
If you’re flying with a kid who’s between 22 and 44 pounds, you can leave the car seat at home (or at least check it) and use this FAA-approved CARES harness instead. “Once our boys were big enough, the CARES airplane harness was a huge help in traveling, as it meant we didn’t need to carry on car seats any more but could feel confident that they were safe,” says Chris Routly of The Full Routly.