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 Kids' Rooms: A Hands-On Decorating Guide (Interior Design and Architecture)This book takes readers on a design adventure to creating rooms as playful, diverse, and fun as any child’s imagination. Kids’ Rooms includes full-color photos of gorgeous kids’ spaces, including bedrooms, bathrooms, playrooms, storage spaces, and study nooks. The book is packed with design advice from professionals, parents, and kids on designing to fit a family’s unique taste, budget, and available space, and it shows how to create great-looking kid-style rooms that can grow with a child. Smart, realistic, and fun, this hands-on design resource will benefit the whole family.

Anna Kasabian is a writer and editor whose byline frequently appears in Design Times magazine and the Boston Globe, where she writes about interior design, garden design, and travel. The author of East Coast Rooms and Designing with Tile (both from Rockport Publishers), she lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

  Date Published 2/1/2003

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Anna Kasabian has done it again! Her latest book will appeal to all pocketbooks and tastes. She offers a unique array of ideas from accents to basic furnishings in a concise, easy to follow style.The book is a wealth of creativity, practical and beautiful, to boot. The photographs are wonderful. The book even contains drawings by children of their dream rooms, which are both poignant and illuminating. Grandparents, this is the book you've been looking for. You can't go wrong. Best of it's sort.
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Comments: A decorating "must-have"
If you have children and are considering redecorating their rooms, you MUST HAVE this book! The details and suggestions are wonderful. There are even lots of helpful hints and project ideas which are practical and easy to do. I have rarely found so many unique ideas on decorating children'ts room all in one place. Especially appealing is the use of "real" children using their thoughts, ideas and actual rooms. A book well-worth referring to over and over again!
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Comments: A very special and "user friendly" how-to guide
Kids' Rooms: A Hands-On Decorating Guide by interior design expert Anna Kasabian is a very special and "user friendly" how-to guide for creating wonderful rooms crafted especially to meet the needs of children. Filled from cover to cover with a wealth of tips, tricks, techniques, and enhanced with full-color photographs of delightful, inspirational, and friendly room designs and colors for young people, Kids' Rooms provides practical inspirations for home owners and apartment dwellers, from creating safe and fun play areas for children of all ages, to soothing bedrooms for boys or girls, to babyproofing for an infant's safety. Kids' Rooms is an especially enjoyable and very highly recommended instructional guide for parents wanting to cherish ambiance, practicality, and originality in the decor of their children's rooms.
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From: Boston, MA
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Comments: Nice colorful rooms....good ideas
This book has nice color in rooms and will give you some good ideas whether you use paint or wallpaper.