A Messy Playroom Gets Organized
Real Simple transforms an uninspiring space into an artful spot.
When Sharon and Noel Boothe converted the sunroom of their 1960s Colonial into a playroom, they felt that the abundance of natural light would make the space an ideal art studio for their six-year-old daughter, Palmer, who loves to paint and draw. But “the room’s inadequate storage meant the floor was always covered with art supplies and Barbies,” says Sharon. “The play kitchen became the storage unit. We kept her Polly Pockets in the refrigerator.”