Spicing up the offsprings’ space (say that five times fast)

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In most new, two-story homes you will find an upstairs loft area which is understandably dedicated to the kiddos. What a great area to hide all of the toy mess and give the little boogers a place to call their very own! But just because it’s always a mess and totally abused, doesn’t mean you can’t make this room as beautiful as the rest of your home.

Pottery Barn has made kid-friendly living spaces very popular. Admit it, you get the PB catalog and drool a little don’t you? Then you add up all of the components necessary to pull the look off and get a little frustrated. But I’m here to assure you that you can obtain a PB look without spending your little darlins’ college tuition.

Chalkboard walls are still very “in,” but if you go to Lowe’s or Home Depot you’ll be lucky to find more than black and green chalkboard paint. You can absolutely still pair the black paint with a fun color like this:

But why not go bolder and try something like this:

I always recommend Craigslist for my clients who are on a tighter budget. There you can find items that are gently used and much more unique than what you can find at Ikea. Why not find yourself a dresser on Craigslist and do this:

Freakn' Adorable!

And for the grown-folk, check this out:

I'm so doing this in my garage!

So to get this look, check out Hudson’s Paints at http://www.hudsonpaint.com. Just look at all of the perty colors!!!

Hudson Paint chalkboard paint colors

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You’ll be the coolest parental unit EVER!

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