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.
There's no mystery to lavender's popularity: It can be used in every room of the house--to discourage insects, perfume the water in a bath, or impart its subtle flavor in certain dishes. Tucking scented sachets into closets, corners, and drawers is a lovely and centuries-old way to release lavender's scent.
Take an ordinary paper lantern, dress it up with leaves, a stem, and tendrils, and it will assume a totally unexpected identity: a Halloween pumpkin. A few craft supplies are all you need to transform these inexpensive, light-as-air globes.