Inspiration for room decorating ideas from Parents Inc

Room decorating and art ideas from Parenting magazine

Get inspired with room decorating and art ideas from Parenting magazine. Click on a story to view the full pdf. You will need Acrobat Reader to view the full stories.

  4 ways with rocks
4 ways with rocks

Grab some rocks and Resene testpots and let your children’s imagination do the rest... more
4 ways with garlands
4 ways with garlands
Get in the Christmas spirit with these garland ideas... more
Father's day gifts to make
4 ways for Father's Day
4 gifts to make dad for Father's Day... more

4 ways with plastic animals
Make a themed print, dinosaur bookends... more
Kds projects using wooden spoons
4 ways with wooden spoons

4 ways with wooden spoons... view
4 ways with kids’ artwork
4 ways with kids’ artwork

4 ways with kids’ artwork... view
4 fun ideas for decorating tin cans
4 fun ideas for decorating cans

4 fun ideas with tin cans from pencil holders to stilts... view
4 fun ideas for balloon pinatas
4 fun ideas for balloon piñatas

Ideas for balloon pińatas... view
4 ways with fairy lights
4 fun ideas for fairy lights

4 fun ideas for fairy lights... view
27 great ideas for fabulous rooms for kids
27 great ideas for fabulous rooms for kids

A child's bedroom is about far more than a place for them to sleep... view
Get creative with your present wrapping
4 ways with wrapping presents

Get creative with your present wrapping... view
4 ways with beanies
4 ways with beanies

Get creative with beanies and keep your children's heads warm and colourful... view
4 ways with DIY Christmas cards
4 ways with DIY Christmas cards

Encourage your children to get into the Christmas spirit with these homemade Christmas cards... view
4 ways with an egg carton
4 ways with an egg carton

Get creative with your children and help them upcycle an egg carton... view
4 ways with a shoebox
4 ways with a shoebox

Here’s a great excuse for some shoe shopping... view
4 ways with painting lampshades
4 ways with painting lampshades

The budget might not stretch to a new lounge suite or fresh carpet but.... view
Backyard Bliss
Backyard bliss

With a little bit of DIY style a back garden becomes an outdoor room... view
Craft ideas with eggshells
4 ways with eggshells

Empty eggshells are a blank palette for creativity and an ideal craft activity for Easter... view
Home a haven
A room for Bob’s girls

All little girls need a special place they can call their own... view
10 cheap and cheerful ideas for pots and plants
10 ideas – cheap and cheerful

You don’t have to look too far afield to find an instant pick me up... view
parenting Magazine Interior Decorating Ideas
20 ways to decorate your home

Everyone wants to live in a home that feels both comfortable and welcoming... view
Tee shirts
6 things to do with a plain t-shirt

Six clever ideas for creating clever designs for kids’ everyday wear... view
Teen Space
Teen space

A garage turned into a teenage retreat for the holidays gives teenagers... view
Childrens' parties

Simple can be best! Simple and fun ideas for kids parties... view
Childrens bedroom
Room for 2

A large bedroom transformed into a great space for a boy and girl to live and sleep in... view
small living area into a child-friendly space
Heart of the home

Many people with children find themselves in small flats... view
Creative Christmas
Creative Christmas

Get creative this Christmas with a range of Christmas items.... view
Changing rooms
Designing with heart

The baby is moving into the study and the boys are taking over... view
Baby's nursery
A beautiful nursery on a budget

Budget restrictions don't need to restrict creating a beautiful nursery... view

Produced bimonthly for parents of toddlers through to teenagers, Parenting magazine goes beyond teething and nappy rash to cover the emotional, behavioral and social wellbeing of children from birth to 18 years. Focused on helping parents to pass on the skills and values our kids need to become happy, confident adults Parenting magazine is filled with great ideas and practical tips for celebrating the good times, coping with the bad and everything in between. Parenting magazine is an essential tool for growing great kids and keeping your sanity!

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