When your vision for a room is bigger than your budget, reach for a can of paint. It delivers the fastest, biggest change for the smallest investment, and your choices are unlimited.
Spaceships decorate these bed linens, but you can find the same rich blue on
a host of patterns. Stylist: Amy Leonard. Manufacturer: The Glidden Company.
A slatted table and chairs create
a parklike feeling that’s enhanced
by the cheerful Kelly green hue.
In this room, pale blue walls visually expand the space; rich blue and green furniture blends in and preserves the room's visual flow.
Against this cool blue and green background, hot red and yellow accents really pop. What kid wouldn't love it?
Being cool is fun, but it's important to think about substance, too. The next page shows how a decorating idea can stimulate your child's development.
What You'll Need
2. To make chalk holder, center piece of trim on front of chalkboard over frame. Tack in place with small brads or finishing nails.
3. Paint 2 coats latex paint on chalk holder and frame, letting dry between coats.
4. To attach ribbon, thread end of 1 ribbon length through hanger on back of board, and tie into knot to secure. Repeat for second piece of ribbon. Bring free ends of ribbon together and tie into a knot. Hang on wall as desired.
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