DIY: Kid-Sized Reading Loft & Desk - great post shows an Ana White loft bed was modified to fit a small space. The link to the plans for Ana's Loft Bed is http://ana-white.com/2010/05/furniture-plans-loft-bed.html.
How adorable is this for a kid who can read. You could use it as a reminder box. When they get home ask them if they have checked their mail and place a list of things that need to get done or just a little note inside. It may make chores a bit more exciting.
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DIY IKEA Hack Desk. Get two small bookshelves from Target ($18 each) and a big butcher block desk top or a counter top from IKEA, then you can create this unique, functional and decorative desk for your home. Read all about it at this very creative blog
Our son's room is gonna be so difficult to decorate because the ceilings are sooooo angled. But I imagine we can get an art desk fit into one of the corners like this somehow. I love these hanging bins and mini clothesline for hanging presh art!