Keep shelves low so children can access them and keep their rooms tidy. In this bedroom designed by Sarah Hartill, crates are an easy and inexpensive alternative to shelves.
“Rooms are more successful when there is less ‘stuff’ in them — you need storage to hide things,” explains H&H senior style editor Morgan Michener.
Painting, Home Painters
; wall colours, Daiquiri Ice (2034-70), Pewter (2121-30), Benjamin Moore
; green truck, Bertoia chair, trunk, Queen West Antiques Centre
; crates, Galaxy round rug by DwellStudio, La Merceria
; roman shade sewing, Tonic Living
; Discoveroo Educational Toys and Games wooden toys, 2 Blue Ducks
; bed, Paris print, Ikea
; teepee, Advice From A Caterpillar