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July 2, 2012

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Keeping it Kid Friendly

Source: west elm

A modern storage unit, pictured above, can hide toys and other objects.

Balancing interior design with kids can be a study in balance. Short of covering everything with plastic sheeting, there are a few tricks you can employ to create a space for you and your kids.

"A kid-friendly home doesn't have to be juvenile," said Holden, "but it should reflect the family that lives in it."

A classic sofa in tufted leather or micro-suede is durable and easy to clean. You can elevate kids' art by framing it and mixing it in with other pieces to create an art gallery wall. Rather than organize toys in plastic bins, choose a storage bench or woven baskets.

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