Ideas for using plywood in kids’ rooms

We’ve used plywood plenty of times in projects around our house, but its always been hidden away rather than left on show in its natural state. I keep coming across fantastic home design ideas using plywood in all its glory, and I love the clean and modern look it gives to a space. Plywood – a manufactured wood panel made from layers of wood veneer which is available in a number of different thicknesses – is cheap, easy to work with and offers huge design potential, making it perfect for experimenting with ideas for kids’ rooms (and grown-up spaces, too).…

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{Toy storage} Use garden planters for toys

One of my top tips for toy storage is to be creative and to put things to different uses, so when I spotted these garden hanging baskets (ok, the baskets in the above shot may not actually be hanging baskets but I reckon they could be!), and garden wall planters being used to store toys I was immediately inspired. Since I saw this image of toys in flower wall planters I’ve been wanting to give the idea a Growing Spaces makeover – if these finally make their way into the twins’ bedroom or playroom they will most definitely be spray…

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