No matter your home's size, you can keep your children entertained in their very own playroom. These delightful and stylish solutions will inspire you to create a fun space even adults will love.
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Chic and Sophisticated
This space proves that playrooms can be chic. Created by Tracie Butler Design based in West Hollywood, California the room packs plenty of features for keeping kids busy. The navy blue walls and rustic wood floors are what makes the room feel more sophisticated than juvenile.Continue to 2 of 19 below.
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A crisp, white basement playroom by New York firm Eisner Design may be the most stylish place for kids ever. At the center of the space is a cloud-soft gym set. The built-in shelving on the right features a kidney-shaped orange lounger. The back wall is for climbing. Afterward, tuckered out kids can kick back in one of the three cocoon hanging chairs.Continue to 3 of 19 below.
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We adore this treehouse inspired playroom by the interior designers at Thinkterior based in Ashburn, Virginia. The "treehouse" is a favorite spot for sleepovers. The stage area features built-in floor storage. A faux tree adds to the room's outdoorsy vibe. Not shown in the photo is the rustic home theater and indoor swing.Continue to 4 of 19 below.
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Ignite your child's imagination with this smart idea spotted on the Swedish site, Alvhem Makleri. Black washi tape and a small shelving system turn an untapped corner in a kid's bedroom into a playhouse. Notice the second shelf? Thanks to a power tool called a router, it is now a tiny toy kitchen.Continue to 6 of 19 below.
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Transitional and Stylish
This transitional playroom by Dragon Fly Interior Designs out of the Rocky Mountain Region is easy on adult eyes. Beautiful gray cabinetry with a built-in window seat anchors the space. A flirty Ikea Maskros pendant light adds a whimsical touch. Colorful carpet tiles spice up the floor. Pint-size furniture makes the room more inviting to wee ones.Continue to 8 of 19 below.
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The idea of a bunk bed takes on a brand-new meaning with this fantastic idea by Oeuf le Blog. Dubbed the "hut" this plywood playhouse creates a cool space for both sleeping and playing. Even better, the elevated lounge area means more floor room for fun and games.Continue to 9 of 19 below.
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There is plenty to love in this child's bedroom by graphic designer Marie Willumsen situated in Copenhagen. Because the room needs to double as a fun-size play space, every nook and cranny has a neat feature. Behind the door is a rope ladder. A teensy table and chairs set creates a spot for tea parties or crafting. Even practical storage has a delightful twist. A simple paint job transforms a couple of wall-mounted Ikea cabinets into a whimsical mural.Continue to 10 of 19 below.
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In this home, by Smith & Vansant Architects out of White River Junction, Vermont, a staircase landing was transformed into a cozy little play space for reading and daydreaming. The purple walls and yellow ceiling set the playful tone. A teensy daybed in front of the window provides the perfect spot for curling up. Built-in shelving stuffed with books and toys keeps things organized. Family photos on the walls are a heartfelt touch.Continue to 11 of 19 below.
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A color-blocked wall brightens this playroom by Kropat Interior Design out of San Francisco. On the floor are carpet tiles in contrasting colors. Cubby storage keeps toys off the floor.Continue to 12 of 19 below.
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If you do not have the square footage to create a spectacular playroom, these tips from interior designer Lizette Marie, based in San Francisco, share how to make a child's bedroom extra fun. The big top ceiling sets the stage. The bunk bed on the right is perfect for sleepovers and doubles as a hideout. The circus-inspired sign that bears the child's name brings a personal touch.Continue to 13 of 19 below.
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Under the Stairs
For children, nothing is as fun as a secret clubhouse. In this house built by Suburban Renewal out of North Kingstown, Rhode Island, the crawl space under the stairs is a kid-friendly retreat.Continue to 14 of 19 below.
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The interior experts at Eisner Design, an architectural firm based in New York City, transformed a dreary basement into a spectacular play space that kids of all ages can enjoy. On the right are colorful cubbies brimming with toys and boards game. On top of the floor are soft, washable carpet tiles by Flor. The small table and chair set are too adorable for words.Continue to 15 of 19 below.
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An awkward nook in a New York City loft becomes a teensy playroom courtesy of Brooklyn based interior designer firm Chango & Company. A mix of seating options whips up plenty of space for playmates. Our favorite touches are the ride-on llama and space rocket wallpaper.Continue to 16 of 19 below.
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A world map that points out the indigenous creatures that live in each region anchors a small boy's playroom by Taylor Ford Design. The company is situated in the San Francisco Bay Area. The washable striped carpet tiles are by Flor. Fabric baskets and a wooden storage unit that is child height keeps toys organized. A play table and chair set featuring a board game will keep tiny tots engaged.Continue to 17 of 19 below.
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Packed With Color
Bright colors add a joyful element to this playroom by the interior designers at Color Drunk out of Place Decatur, Atlanta. Wall-mounted clipboards over the sofa create a spot to display crayon drawings. A collection of faux taxidermy decks out the left wall.Continue to 18 of 19 below.
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Fun-Size Ghost Chairs
Martha O'Hara Interiors situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota, turned an oddly shaped room into a colorful play space brimming with built-in storage. Don't you love the mini red ghost chairs?Continue to 19 of 19 below.
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Interior design firm Leivars out of the U.K. creates irresistible living spaces including fun playrooms. This one features a bright floor to ceiling world map for inspiring adventuresome young minds. The white lockers and vintage crates placed on wheels keep toys orderly.