Family Home – Marker Girl Makeover

I hope you have been able to follow our Makeover series of a new construction home I had the opportunity to work on this past year. The final rooms I wanted share with you were more for the whole family.  My client wanted her young children to have upstairs and downstairs areas to play in.

So we converted a guest room downstairs with mostly their play toys and created a fun adult area on the other wall with a small loveseat sleeper from Kincaid and added kids art as the artwork for the space using simple bins for the television area. What isn’t pictured are the toys they are just simply stored in the closet.


Marker Girl Playroom


The upstairs game room was given a little makeover with the kids in mind. She wanted to keep her old sofa from her previous home since the kids are still so young and mostly play on the floor. By just adding fun accessories, floor cushions and poufs we are definitely making this space kid friendly with a punch of color.

Kids Game Room

Game Room TV Wall

Game Room Kids

Marker Girl Playroom


The final space was the media room. We had built-ins built behind. A sectional and ottoman were added to make it family cozy.


Media Room


Happy Everything!




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Imagine walking into your living room to find your toddler covered in marker along with your furniture! My daughter's "Marker Art" was a defining moment. It was then that I reinvented my business to find the very best family-friendly furnishings and solutions for my client's homes.

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