Color ideas from a playful house

Great decorating ideas: See how a bungalow full of boys manages to be a sanctuary for grown-ups, too

Play house adult friendly
John Granen

Pick adult-friendly kid stuff

Kid-compatible style doesn’t have to mean beanbags and Legos. The boys store puzzles and games in this sophisticated black table.

The polka-dot lampshade by Seattle artist Jil Smith ( and a painting Clements picked up at a yard sale for $10 are playful but not cloyingly childish.

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