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Family Friendly Design for Your Home

June 30th, 2014 7:48 PM by Tricia Ashby

Got kids? Check out these dos and don'ts for putting together rooms that will stand up to family life and still look fabulous.

Remember your mother's living room? The one with the delicate glass collection arranged just so on the cocktail table, the silk upholstery stretched taut on the uncomfortable armchairs, the balloon shades poufing out stiffly atop the windows, and the white carpet whose pristine pile she lovingly vacuumed into sweeping V's every week? You know, the room the kids were forbidden from setting foot in — the one, in fact, that no one ever went in?

If you have an active family, that's a decorating don't.

On the other hand, you're not willing to throw up your hands and live in a home that looks like a day-care center. The solution is a middle ground: a comfortable, attractive and even sophisticated abode that can withstand just about everything kids dish out. Read on to discover the dos and don'ts of family-friendly design — because, after all, you don't want to turn into your mother, do you?

For 10 kid friendly design ideas for your home . . . CLICK HERE.
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Posted by Tricia Ashby on June 30th, 2014 7:48 PM

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