Creative Children's Spaces: Fresh and imaginative ideas for modern family homes

Creative Children's Spaces: Fresh and imaginative ideas for modern family homes

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Overview

Putting together a creative and inspiring environment for children is perhaps one of the most exciting interior projects, yet it is also one of the hardest to get right. 'Creative Children's Spaces' is here to change that.

Firstly, Ashlyn Gibson sets out to make sense of the basics, providing a valuable guide to creating a childhood haven that can evolve with your children and all their changing needs, from newborn to pre-teen. Next, Ashlyn discusses the key elements of successful and inspiring children's spaces—color, wall decor, storage, display, dens and hidey holes, creative spaces and homework zones, and cozy bedrooms. She visits real-life homes that feature imaginative and stylish design ideas and explores children’s spaces that provide an inspirational backdrop for busy family life.

An award-winning retailer herself, Ashlyn also opens her address book and reveals her favorite online suppliers, design stores, and flea markets as well as suggesting interesting blogs, instagram accounts, and pinterest boards that readers might like to follow.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849756655
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date: 09/10/2015
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ashlyn Gibson is an interior designer, art director, and writer, as well as founder of the award-winning family lifestyle store Olive Loves Alfie. Having studied shoe design at the prestigious Cordwainers College in London, Ashlyn became creative director for Red or Dead footwear before founding Olive Loves Alfie. She is now a proud storekeeper as well as a sought-after stylist and best-selling author. Her first book, 'Creative Family Home', has enjoyed great criticial and commercial success, and other recent collaborations include a range of eco-friendly paint, a children’s footwear collection, children’s illustrations, and the creation of the Olive Loves Alfie clothing label. Ashlyn lives and works in London with her partner Matthew, her daughter Olive, and their cat Tigwani.

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