You don't need to spend a ton of money when it comes to kid spaces. There are many ways you can get creative at home. Just look at these fun DIYs we put together for a kids' room with character!
We bought this dresser for $20 and made it one-of-a-kind with a pack of toy dinosaurs. An inexpensive and fun project!
Regular paint (for dresser)
- Remove the handles from the dresser and fill the holes using a wood filler.
- Lightly sand and prime the dresser.
- Paint the whole dresser a bright colour. We chose tangerine orange.
- Spray paint plastic dinosaurs.
- Mount the toys to the front of the dresser (these will act as handles).
- Fill the screw holes with silicone and paint.
To keep the DIY theme going, we built a tree stand that goes agains the wall. It not only functions as wall art but your little ones can also hang their things on it.
Small pieces of cut wood
Wooden dresser knobs
- Layout your large width pieces of wood first creating a "tree trunk."
- Gradually add 'branches' using thinner widths of wood as you move out.
- Once you've achieved a layout you are happy with, mitre the pieces of wood using a hand saw.
- Paint the edges of the wood.
- Mount the knobs as hooks.
- Attach to the wall.
City Light Boxes
This is a really fun night light for your little one.
Solar powered lights
Wood off cuts
- Cut your pegboard into five pieces, These will form the walls and roof of your building.
- Glue small pieces of wood to the edges of each piece. This will allow you to attach the sides.
- Once you've assemble your box, paint it.
- For the light , we purchased some garden solar lights, and disassembled them.
- Put the lights in each 'building.'