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Luci's room was a lot of fun to do. Of course she chose pink for the wall color, we really expected nothing else. She chose a color called "powder pink" and has told all who would listen that her room is "PowTer Pink" (emphasis on 'Ter). Luci already had a nice toy box/shelving unit that I'd acquired from a thrift shop a few years ago. In general, toy storage wasn't really a problem in her room, so we just kept the same system, simply moving it into her new room.
Clothing storage, however, was a problem. We added a unit in her closet that provides shoe storage, drawers for folded clothes, a lowered hanging rod just right for a little girl, and ample shelving for bags, purses, jewelry, etc... We removed the closet doors and covered the closet opening with a curtain instead. This freed up the floor space since we don't have to allow for the space that the doors needed in order to swing open. And in such a small room as this that really makes a difference. Also in her closet I added a couple of storage boxes that are within her reach. One is labeled "cards" and the other "pictures". These boxes give her a designated spot to keep her treasures safe.
Luci adores her stuffed animals. But as any mom knows, those stuffed animals can become a nuisance when it comes to storage. For the large stuffed animals I installed a pet net in the corner of her room. The smaller animals, however, were a bit tricky. I considered several options before deciding on making her a 'pet zoo'. We had a four shelf cubby style shelf that I wasn't going to be reusing in the boys room. Using a staple gun we attached three strips of elastic to the front. This makes each individual cubby an animal cage and the elastic holds all of the small stuffed animals in place perfectly!
The only other storage problem that Luci had before was her dress-up clothes and accessories. In her old room these were either stuffed under the bed in a plastic box or crammed in a sack and stuck in a corner. But since she loves to dress up I gave her a space devoted entirely to dressing up. Her dresses have a place to hang along with boas, capes, and sashes. Dress up shoes have a place as well as crowns and other accessories. I added a mirror to the space which adds a bit of glamour and practicality to the area. Luci loves her dress up corner!
The walls are decorated with special keepsakes: a cross stitch angel made by a family member who has passed, a tea set from a grandfather, and dolls passed down from mother to daughter and from mother to daughter again. And just for fun, we added a fairy land scene on her wall using Wallies (wallpaper cutouts).