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Kids' room

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Home Tweet Home: Making a Canopy

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Refurbishing a Changing Table

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Cereal Box Organizer

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Roll-Up Pencil Kit

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Dreamroom Canopy

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Young crafters will always make workrooms of their bedrooms, and of the rest of the house as well, for that matter. With a little imagination and work, you can make a bedroom for your child that strikes the right balance between creativity and chaos; one that lets a child's imagination take wing.
Materials
  • Cotton voile
  • Sewing machine
  • Needle and thread
  • Velcro strips
  • Staple gun
  • White canvas
  • 20-inch square of 1-inch plywood
  • Hot glue gun
  • Two 8-inch-long two-by-fours
  • Screws
  • Finnish washers
  • White paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Hand drill
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Children's Animal Trunk

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This charming animal trunk is the perfect accessory for any kid's room.
Materials
  • Barn-red Milk Paint powder
  • Pumpkin Milk Paint powder
  • Receptacles for paint
  • Paint stirrers
  • Paintbrushes
  • Animal cutouts
  • Unfinished wooden trunk
  • Foam brush
  • Wood glue
  • Poly-acrylic sealant
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Handkerchief Nursery Pillow

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Basket Rack How-To

Steps:6
Materials
  • Five 11-inch Ikea Valter Brackets (for the top)
  • 2 1/2-inch No. 8 drywall screws
  • Drill
  • Four 16-inch 1-by-10s
  • Construction adhesive
  • Hammer
  • 6D nails
  • 5-foot-10-inch-long poplar or pine 1-by-10
  • 1-inch No. 8 wood screws
  • Wood glue
  • 1 1/2-inch brads
  • One 5-foot-11-inch-long piece of 5/8-inch half-round molding
  • Two 9 1/2-inch pieces of 5/8-inch half-round molding
  • Five 7-inch Ikea Valter Brackets (for the bottom)
  • Two 5-foot-11 1/2-inch-long poplar or pine 1-by-2s
  • Two 9 1/4-inch-long poplar or pine 1-by-2s
  • 6-foot-2-inch-long poplar or pine 1-by-12
  • One 6-foot-3/8-inch piece of 5/8-inch half-round molding
  • Two 9 5/8-inch pieces of 5/8-inch half-round molding
  • One 6-foot-3/8-inch piece of 5/8-inch quarter-round molding
  • Two 9-inch pieces 5/8-inch quarter-round molding
  • Twelve 3-inch wooden pegs
  • Sandpaper
  • Primer
  • Paint
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Toy Chest Storage

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It's difficult to build a train track when you can find only four rails. A compartmentalized toy chest can help keep toys tiddy. DIY stencils on the front of each drawer indicate what's inside to help kids find toys quickly.
Materials
  • Drawers
  • Kraft paper
  • Utility knife
  • Straightedge
  • Drafting tape
  • Acrylic tape
  • Paintbrushes
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