Built-ins with wicker baskets keep a oft-used space tidy.
Kitchen table chairs are covered in child-friendly faux leather. "This area is really the hub of our house, with a cork board, blackboard, desk and lots of storage to manage our child's activities and reduce clutter," says interior designer Sloan Mauran. For continuity, Sloan used the same drawer and cupboard hardware she has in her kitchen cooking area.
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