Archive for the ‘Babyproof!’ Category
I have no tree up yet. I have no wreath. And yet my house looks like it’s totally getting its Christmas on. How do I do it?
I have figured out some dual-purpose decor that can at least look like they belong on your walls or shelves for 3 out of 4 seasons if you don’t have time to take them down in January. Which I never do.
In a house where renos seem to be ongoing, the concept of ‘babyproofing’ often has me doing the glaringly obvious: making sure the table-saw is off, hiding all small, plugged-in appliances and tools, and being careful that my floor-filing habits don’t give Vee a penchant for manila folders. But recently, with my office HQ moving downstairs, I have been motivated to make my living room a kid friendly and safe zone, that still lets us multitask. Let’s face it. My whole house is still 800 square feet. Even after renovating, we’ll still be doing paperwork at the dining table at times, And as small as 800 sqft seems, it is still a big impromptu playground for my 10 month old.
Here’s what I’ve found that helps your space adjust to a near-toddler without giving up your style and sanity in the process.