This is a small den on the second floor we converted into a kids play room. Our neighbors use this as a study, but I wanted it to be our kids play room where I could decorate the room with our IKEA furniture, the small number of furniture pieces we were able to include in our shipping.
I wanted the room to be more of a gray color, but my girls voted against it. So, we settled with light purple. The furniture and most of the decoration comes from IKEA except for the butterflies. I picked up a box with the silver butterflies at Target about 9 months ago. I’m happy that I can finally use them.
This kids room is very different from the kids area we had in our old apartment back in Arlington. I loved our kids area since I was able to see kids play from the kitchen.
My daughter’s friend drew on the wall with kids lip stick (luckily with light colors) today. I was downstairs. It’s alright, but this definitely alarmed me a bit and now I am not certain if it’s a good idea to have a kids play area upstairs away from the living room downstairs. My girls are old enough to be up there by themselves and I trust them, but the problem emerge when we have friends over. We’ll see how kids will like this play room and how it’ll work out for me and my friends.