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We love designated areas to craft, play, and experiment! So today, we've created the ultimate kid's craft room for your little one. It's packed with lots of color, fun supplies, books and more. No matter how big of a space you're working with (we love craft corners tucked away in the living room!), here are a four tips to keep in mind when creating this creative space...


The Dream Craft Room for Your Kid / via Oh Joy!

1. Storage! Shelving is key when designing a space that needs to be super organized at all times. Here, we hung three white shelves (at kid level) all in a line to create a fun "craft supply bar" that your child can easily access. We also included a colorful rolling cart to house the essentials that can move around the room as needed.

The Dream Craft Room for Your Kid / via Oh Joy!

2. A spot to craft! Of course, a place to craft is essential to any crafting room. To make this kid-size craft table, we used a coffee table and mini stools! This table has shelves underneath for extra storage (yesssss!) to hold paper, books, and any other supplies that need to be tucked away quickly. For a pop of color, we painted the stools and the tabletop in contrasting color. We want the space to inspire creativity, and one simple way to do that is by adding in lots of fun COLOR!

The Dream Craft Room for Your Kid / via Oh Joy!

3. A cozy place to get inspired! As all crafters know, sometimes you need to take a break from the arts and chill out. So here, we have a cozy reading nook! Again, it's all sized just right for your mini me, with our little armchairs and end table. 

The Dream Craft Room for Your Kid / via Oh Joy!

4. A place to display artwork! We love the idea of showcasing your child's artwork in the home, and creating a gallery wall right in the craft space is a fun way to do it. You can put up inspiration pieces mixed in with your little artist's masterpieces where they can see them as they create!  

Sources Shown: Benjamin Moore Sundance paint, Shop Leo Kids mini weaving*, Jenny Vorwaller abstract painting, Shop Leo Kids pom garland*, Shop Leo Kids pom & tassel hanging*, Target floating shelves, Pink Linen Designs t-rex cut out*, Target bookshelf, Pink Linen Designs rainbow cut out*, Oh Joy! DIY pom bin, Oh Joy! DIY tool kit/jewelry box, West Elm rug, Target white chairs, Oh Joy! DIY rolling craft cart, Anthropologie peach canister, Anthropologie green canister, Ban.do pink wooden container, Ikea stools, Ikea table Anthropologie purple pencil holder, Idlewild Co. rainbow notepad, Petit Collage memory game, Oh Joy abstract kid's chair, Target side table, Oh Joy dotty kid's chair.

{Photos by Lily Glass. Concept/Production/Styling by Julia Wester, Production Assistance by Jess Hong. Written by Traci Michael.}

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