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babymimi
12-03-2009, 10:00 AM
Hi
I am in the process of designing my playroom.
Does anyone have any photos of theirs that they wanna share?
I am watching this item on ebay

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=370169582631

And i am hoping to fiill the gaps with labelled storage boxes.
I wanna keep the design of the room simple, with very traditional 'toy groups' if u know what i mean.

I would be grateful for any ideas.
Thanks
Lisa
x

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 10:51 AM
heres mine :D Nice and simple and the kids love it in there :thumbsup:

http://i39.tinypic.com/ribyms.jpg

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 10:54 AM
dont seem to be able to put more than 1 pic on for some reason :panic:

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t72/goldilocks_08/001-4-1.jpg

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 11:16 AM
and

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t72/goldilocks_08/002-3-1.jpg

Sorry had to do it over 3 posts :blush:

Hebs
12-03-2009, 11:18 AM
heres mine :D Nice and simple and the kids love it in there :thumbsup:

http://i39.tinypic.com/ribyms.jpg

can i justy ask, the tallest unit, can you fit alot in them??

i was wanting to get 2 of those for storage in my hallway as thats all i have space for :blush:

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 11:21 AM
Yes as the buckets are the same size as the shorter units. They store a decent amount and nice and reasonably priced too :thumbsup:

uf353432
12-03-2009, 11:22 AM
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/2.gif

Rubybubbles
12-03-2009, 11:22 AM
dont seem to be able to put more than 1 pic on for some reason :panic:

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t72/goldilocks_08/001-4-1.jpg

I love your table:D tell me more about it:thumbsup:

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 11:24 AM
Oooh gosh Ive had it so long Im not sure where it came from. It may have been the Great Little Trading Company. It was about £100 I think but well worth it as the kids love it :D Trouble is they all fight over who gets to sit on the giraffes :rolleyes:

LittleMissSparkles
12-03-2009, 11:28 AM
tried to load up my photos but say too big :( if your on fb though ive got some pics on there x

Hebs
12-03-2009, 11:32 AM
Yes as the buckets are the same size as the shorter units. They store a decent amount and nice and reasonably priced too :thumbsup:

yeah i'm going to get some once i return from my holidays :clapping:
i also need a bookcase for our books :thumbsup: and get some bean bags so i can have a reading corner

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 11:33 AM
I just got rid of my book case as it was taking too much space. I now have books in wicker baskets so I can move them into the lounge/garden easily.

OrlandoBelle
12-03-2009, 11:36 AM
This is mine. It's quite small and I can't fit much in it. I have a big wardrobe which my dad has fitted shelves in for me where I keep all the games and toys. I would love some of those storage boxes though!! x

OrlandoBelle
12-03-2009, 11:38 AM
...and here's a bit more of the room. I have a desk in there where I do all my paperwork and a shelf above it where I keep it all!

Hebs
12-03-2009, 11:51 AM
aimie what is in that green/blue thing at the front of the last photo??

OrlandoBelle
12-03-2009, 11:59 AM
aimie what is in that green/blue thing at the front of the last photo??

Our Hamster, Nibbles!!! It is a very strange shaped cage, the whole of it spins around like a big wheel.

It didn't stand up to the hamster's inquisitive nature though. She worked out how to open the door and used to wonder abound the play room at night. After she chewed through the curtains I knew it was time for a change and we have since bought a nice new cage which is impossible for her to escape!

We also have a fish tank in there with an 8 spotted puffer!

Hebs
12-03-2009, 12:01 PM
looks cool

we are getting a Gecko in 3 weeks (after our holiday) but it's my son's so will be safely tucked away in his room :laughing:

LOOPYLISA
12-03-2009, 12:04 PM
Our Hamster, Nibbles!!! It is a very strange shaped cage, the whole of it spins around like a big wheel.

It didn't stand up to the hamster's inquisitive nature though. She worked out how to open the door and used to wonder abound the play room at night. After she chewed through the curtains I knew it was time for a change and we have since bought a nice new cage which is impossible for her to escape!

We also have a fish tank in there with an 8 spotted puffer!

Our hamster chewed through the curtains, :angry:

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 12:13 PM
I like this thread! A chance to nose at other peoples playrooms and show off your own at the same time! I have alot of stuff in cupboards too, a wardrobe with shelves and a child size wardrobe for dress up stuff.


http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee164/blackandsparkly/allsortsmarch026.jpg

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee164/blackandsparkly/allsortsmarch028.jpg

or if that didn't work here are links!

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee164/blackandsparkly/allsortsmarch026.jpg

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee164/blackandsparkly/allsortsmarch028.jpg

Hebs
12-03-2009, 12:15 PM
:eek: i don't have half as much stuff as you lot do

i just don't have the space :(

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 12:22 PM
:eek: i don't have half as much stuff as you lot do

i just don't have the space :(

Taken two years to get that lot together and as for space, I've been gradually working my way up the walls on each side of the room! AND I've got other stuff stored in the spare room! Oh, and the play kitchen is in my kitchen too!

Hebs
12-03-2009, 12:23 PM
i don't have a spare room/playroom

:(

FizzysFriends
12-03-2009, 12:24 PM
:eek: i don't have half as much stuff as you lot do

i just don't have the space :(

I was just thinking the same!!!!!

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 12:27 PM
i don't have a spare room/playroom

:(

Now I do feel for you! What I love about the playroom is after they have all gone home, I can just shut the door and forget about it!!!

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 12:29 PM
and

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t72/goldilocks_08/002-3-1.jpg

Sorry had to do it over 3 posts :blush:

Is that a 'service hatch' I see there! VERY handy! :laughing:

FizzysFriends
12-03-2009, 12:29 PM
I don't have a play room and don't really want my house to look like one.

There must be other people out there without play rooms too.

uf353432
12-03-2009, 12:34 PM
Most of my resources have come from over generous grandparents, and rather than fight it I just run with it - and hey childminding kids benefit as well. A friend of mine has 'promised' me loads of boys toys as well as I have 2 girls of my own - whilst we have some more 'boy' related stuff we don't have a huge variety - so this will restore the balance!

we also have a outside play house as well:

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/1.gif

uf353432
12-03-2009, 12:34 PM
and this is what it looks like inside:

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/3.gif

LOOPYLISA
12-03-2009, 12:35 PM
Now I do feel for you! What I love about the playroom is after they have all gone home, I can just shut the door and forget about it!!!

Snap this is wat i will do, shut the door at the end of the day :clapping:

Polka Dots
12-03-2009, 12:36 PM
Keep em coming, loving the playroom pictures.

My dining room is sort of turning into the play room, not too much of an issue. We can close the doors at the end of the day plus we've got table and chairs in the kitchen. DH is very keen on getting half of the double garage converted in a few years.

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 12:36 PM
I love your playhouse!!! So pretty inside too! Been thinking of getting one for my garden em aint cheap!

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 12:39 PM
I don't have a play room and don't really want my house to look like one.

There must be other people out there without play rooms too.

The downside of a playroom is for the tax man! I have to remember that it's not just a playroom solely for childminding, it's also where I do my ironing:rolleyes:

miss mopple
12-03-2009, 12:43 PM
We converted our dining room in the end. Its a bit of a pain having the table in the lounge but it goes in ok and as others have said, its so nice to shut the door on it all.

Yes it is a service hatch :laughing: Its really good actually as if the kids are in the playroom I can see them from the kitchen or lounge and when they play cinemas they use it as the popcorn kiosk :laughing:

Have also kicked DH out of the shed and have a huge amount of stuff in there, as well as in the big cupboard in DD2s room. It has taken over and DH has banned me from buying more toys now :o

donnadoo2004200
12-03-2009, 12:44 PM
WOW these playroom and play houses are great. I dont have a spare room downstairs that I can use so my lounge looks like a nursery and I dont have any children, getting a bit fed up of it now though toys everywhere. My hallway is also like a playroom with bookshelves and free standing unit with drawers and my spare bedroom too where the children sleep. I WISH I HAD A PLAYROOM:panic: :panic: :panic: :panic:

Mrs.L.C
12-03-2009, 12:45 PM
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/2.gif

are these the ones from argos joined together? If so how did you do it and is it sturdy?

uf353432
12-03-2009, 12:51 PM
actually they are hombase and they are very heavy so not held together just free stacked, but they are deep so they are not moving anywhere! they were about £100 each, homebase still sell them. boxes come separate

charleyfarley
12-03-2009, 12:54 PM
are these the ones from argos joined together? If so how did you do it and is it sturdy?

I have these units if they are from Argos and they are sturdy. I haven't attached them together as with the amount of toys in and on them they aren't going anywhere :D

Bottom ones have the casters on for moving to clean the playroom floor.

Carol xx

LittleMissSparkles
12-03-2009, 12:55 PM
looks cool

we are getting a Gecko in 3 weeks (after our holiday) but it's my son's so will be safely tucked away in his room :laughing:


my son had 2 gecko's they are lovely x

Mrs.L.C
12-03-2009, 12:56 PM
Iv got 2 from argos and my husband suggested stacking them but I wasnt sure so now one is in my daughters room but if we manage to move I might stack them as her room will be too small for it as well as her other bits

LittleMissSparkles
12-03-2009, 12:58 PM
I WISH i had seperate room for minding, I have an open plan kitchen diner area which is quite big and I am constantly trying to find better ways of storing stuff so it doesnt look quite so 'creche' like iyswim x

huggableshelly
12-03-2009, 01:21 PM
my through lounge is my play area, i havent got a designated room but I dont mind having toys all over the place as my own children are still young.

I do have a playhouse that is set up with a kitchen, table and chairs but it also houses bikes and scooters when not in use.

pinklady
12-03-2009, 01:56 PM
I don't have a play room and don't really want my house to look like one.

There must be other people out there without play rooms too.

I don't have a playroom either and this thread is making me green with envy..

:blush:

singlewiththree
12-03-2009, 02:00 PM
This is mine but its not a playroom its my kitchen/diner. I really really want a playroom and am considering converting my garage.

helenlc
12-03-2009, 02:28 PM
Mine is in the process of being built ie a conservatory.

Storage wise, I have one Trofast Unit (the one that goes tall to small) that I got free from netmums. I am hoping to get another one done when my conservatory is built.

Have given OH deadline of Easter Holidays to have it ready!!! :laughing: :laughing:

Monkey1
12-03-2009, 04:32 PM
Will try and add mine later x

daisychainqueen
12-03-2009, 07:05 PM
Hope this link works, my picks aren't great, it was getting dark, and they don't really show the size of the rooms but you can see the messyroom and the playroom.


http://photobucket.com/daisychainqueenplayroom

just tried link, it works ok!! ish, never used photobucket before.

The messy room we have tiled floor large table in centre, small boxes on wall for all craft bits and bobs pens, pencils, scissors, collage stuff all at easy access.
cupboard with paper drying rack above and colour sacks hanging from ceiling.
and then just low level sink and paints.

Playroom has everything storred in boxes with photos on all at low level easy access and purposed built storage for specific items.
and the usual home corner type thing.

Think that covers it a bit.

Just added some daylight pictures, looks lots better now

Chimps Childminding
12-03-2009, 07:17 PM
I want a playroom!!!!! :crying: They all look so brilliant!!! I hate my dining room being turned into a nursery but can't stand having to put everything away at the week-end and then get it all back out again ready for monday, so it tends to stay up! I would love a dedicated room that I can close the door on, but some silly machine keeps picking the wrong lottery numbers!!:angry:

tinkerbelle
12-03-2009, 07:24 PM
I don't have a play room and don't really want my house to look like one.

There must be other people out there without play rooms too.

i havent got a playroom as such but i do use my dining room as a play room i get toys out each day n dont leave them out but my walls stay plastered in posters and pictures

angeldelight
12-03-2009, 07:41 PM
A few pics of mine

Lady Haha
12-03-2009, 08:15 PM
I want a playroom!!!!! :crying: They all look so brilliant!!! I hate my dining room being turned into a nursery but can't stand having to put everything away at the week-end and then get it all back out again ready for monday, so it tends to stay up! I would love a dedicated room that I can close the door on, but some silly machine keeps picking the wrong lottery numbers!!:angry:


Well, my playroom was supposed to be a dining room! I have a small lounge with kitchen attached on one end of it. There is no room anywhere for a normal size table and chairs, so I made a big sacrifice to have a playroom really! But I wouldnt change it for the world! I eat my dinner on my lap after they have all gone home!

Monkey1
12-03-2009, 08:43 PM
I'm not putting photos of mine on now as you have all put me to shame!

Hebs
12-03-2009, 09:55 PM
I'm not putting photos of mine on now as you have all put me to shame!

at least you have one :thumbsup: :laughing:

donnadoo2004200
12-03-2009, 11:16 PM
I am so jealous they are all gorgeous, now I realllllllllly want a play room,:panic:

Monkey1
13-03-2009, 01:42 AM
These are some old photos of the playroom, i have moved things around a lot now
http://s683.photobucket.com/albums/vv198/Charliecheekymonkey/

huggableshelly
13-03-2009, 07:45 AM
very nice Monkey

one day if I get rich I can change my through lounge into 2 rroms so I can close the door too, problem is I have a 5 foot fish tank in the back lounge and the floor area is rather narrow, I cant demand my hubby to get rid of his tank.

misst104
13-03-2009, 08:46 AM
I'm not putting photos of mine on now as you have all put me to shame!


No chance of being put to shame Monkey!! It looks great at your house.

I want to come and play :D

x

LittleMissSparkles
13-03-2009, 12:58 PM
Hope this link works, my picks aren't great, it was getting dark, and they don't really show the size of the rooms but you can see the messyroom and the playroom.


http://photobucket.com/daisychainqueenplayroom

just tried link, it works ok!! ish, never used photobucket before.

The messy room we have tiled floor large table in centre, small boxes on wall for all craft bits and bobs pens, pencils, scissors, collage stuff all at easy access.
cupboard with paper drying rack above and colour sacks hanging from ceiling.
and then just low level sink and paints.

Playroom has everything storred in boxes with photos on all at low level easy access and purposed built storage for specific items.
and the usual home corner type thing.

Think that covers it a bit.


your playroom is fabulous :clapping: x

LittleMissSparkles
13-03-2009, 01:00 PM
A few pics of mine


looks fantastic Angel love the little dolls :blush: lol

I have a house like your too on top of your unit x

LittleMissSparkles
13-03-2009, 01:01 PM
These are some old photos of the playroom, i have moved things around a lot now
http://s683.photobucket.com/albums/vv198/Charliecheekymonkey/


WOW your displays are brilliant Monkey I love it am soooo jealous now xxx

Jules12Wed
13-03-2009, 01:17 PM
Oooh really puts my room to shame. All the rooms look absolutely fab.

Rubybubbles
13-03-2009, 01:30 PM
I have all my stuff in ikea storage

But I am now down to only school age children apart from 8-4 on a thursday, it's really nice NOT to have toddler toys everywhere atm!!


I don't have a play room and don't really want my house to look like one.

There must be other people out there without play rooms too.

Me I dont have one! I did have everything in my dinning room, but we finally bought a new table so everything came out!

I move into a bigger house in May (hubby gets big promotion;) bigger house yahoo can't wait) and will be able to set it all out again!

sarah707
13-03-2009, 01:30 PM
Here's my conservatory...

sarah707
13-03-2009, 01:33 PM
And here's my display wall / older kids room and office bit. :D

It's a bit messy :o

wellybelly
13-03-2009, 02:02 PM
Wow, these all look great.

donnadoo2004200
13-03-2009, 02:05 PM
WOW Monkey thats a really impressive playroom it huge.:clapping: :clapping:

Minstrel
13-03-2009, 04:19 PM
And here's my display wall / older kids room and office bit. :D

It's a bit messy :o

Glad to see you've got the forum on your PC there Sarah!! :clapping: :clapping:

LOOPYLISA
13-03-2009, 05:04 PM
Glad to see you've got the forum on your PC there Sarah!! :clapping: :clapping:

:laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

Alibali
13-03-2009, 06:02 PM
2378

2379I use my dining room and conservatory

Alibali
13-03-2009, 06:07 PM
some more2380

2381

angeldelight
13-03-2009, 11:25 PM
looks fantastic Angel love the little dolls :blush: lol

I have a house like your too on top of your unit x

Thanks Susan yes they are nice haha

Angel xx

charleyfarley
13-03-2009, 11:35 PM
I'm not putting photos of mine on now as you have all put me to shame!

Me neither, mine is so cluttered and needs a good clear out, just need to find the time to do it :panic:

Carol xx

babymimi
14-03-2009, 08:09 AM
I had no idea one of my first threads would get such a reaction!!:blush:

Thanks guys you have some fab playrooms!!
:clapping:

I am so excited about getting mine sorted now :eek:

Keep the pics coming though

You can tell im new, I think im rather overusing the emoticons :)

Lisa
xxxxx

huggableshelly
14-03-2009, 08:13 AM
:laughing: I like them too just too lazy :yawning: to move the mouse over to choose one :eek:

I'm not sharing pics my home is a mess :doh: one day I'll get organised but its an organised mess to my standards :littleangel: :clapping:

babymimi
14-03-2009, 09:24 AM
:laughing: I like them too just too lazy :yawning: to move the mouse over to choose one :eek:

I'm not sharing pics my home is a mess :doh: one day I'll get organised but its an organised mess to my standards :littleangel: :clapping:

:thumbsup:
You will get there hun
Im in a mass of paperwork and playroom plans at the moment!!
:panic:

Roseolivia
14-03-2009, 09:40 AM
I love everyone's playrooms. Can't put any of mine on as can't post attachments.

buildingblocks
14-03-2009, 01:34 PM
heres mine :D Nice and simple and the kids love it in there :thumbsup:

http://i39.tinypic.com/ribyms.jpg

how have you attached your labels to the TRofast boxes as I need to do mine

buildingblocks
14-03-2009, 01:39 PM
we also have a outside play house as well:
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/1.gif

oh where did you get your playhouse from i am lookinginto replacing mine and I do like that one

buildingblocks
14-03-2009, 01:43 PM
A few pics of mine

Angel I love your road mat where did iy come from please

miss mopple
14-03-2009, 08:16 PM
how have you attached your labels to the TRofast boxes as I need to do mine

sellotape :thumbsup:

Mrs.L.C
15-03-2009, 04:43 PM
This is my lounge. I would love a play room. Fingers crossed we get the mortgage sorted this week so we can be moved by summer and I can have a play room

You can see my lay out on my website but I wish I could just shut a door at the end of the day

uf353432
15-03-2009, 07:18 PM
oh where did you get your playhouse from i am lookinginto replacing mine and I do like that one

kate its this one. but we didn't get it from there but if you do a search on it in google you might find a better price

http://www.waltons.co.uk/playhouses-and-outdoor-toys/playhouses/waltons-tower-playhouse-activity-centre-12x13

angeldelight
18-03-2009, 07:49 AM
Angel I love your road mat where did iy come from please

Hi Kate

It came from the one and only ..................

IKEA

Angel xx

Roseolivia
18-03-2009, 07:54 AM
I can finally post attachments so once i've tidied the playroom i'll take some photos. Thinkit's great seeing what everyone's playroom is like as we're all so different.

Chatterbox Childcare
18-03-2009, 08:02 AM
Hi
I am in the process of designing my playroom.
Does anyone have any photos of theirs that they wanna share?
I am watching this item on ebay

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=370169582631

And i am hoping to fiill the gaps with labelled storage boxes.
I wanna keep the design of the room simple, with very traditional 'toy groups' if u know what i mean.

I would be grateful for any ideas.
Thanks
Lisa
x

With it being this high how would the children choose what they wanted?

buildingblocks
19-03-2009, 08:56 PM
Hi Kate It came from the one and only ..................IKEA Angel xx


Cool I am going on Saturday so will have a look for one

Roseolivia
23-03-2009, 07:16 PM
2454

2455

2456

I'm hoping this works, have finally took some photos of my playroom.

carolinel
23-03-2009, 07:55 PM
lovely pictures of playrooms!

I won't post mine as my playroom is to quote "ugh" as I don't have any windows. (converted garage)

lol!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOOPYLISA
23-03-2009, 08:01 PM
lovely pictures of playrooms!

I won't post mine as my playroom is to quote "ugh" as I don't have any windows. (converted garage)

lol!!!!!!!!!!!!

Like it ha !!!!!!!

geordiebunny
04-04-2009, 07:58 PM
A few pics of mine

where did you get the unit with the blue boxes with lids? i want one and can't find one anywhere.
:panic:

babymimi
04-04-2009, 08:58 PM
With it being this high how would the children choose what they wanted?

I decided against this in the end. Not because of that, but because it was too expensive

My hubby built me a fab one.
Still need to post pics :)

Demonjill
17-04-2009, 09:29 AM
A few pics of mine

Hi Angel, can i ask where you got the roads rug/mat thingy(not sure what its called lol) ds would love this for playing his 7500 cars on!!:thumbsup:



:doh: just seen other thread IKEA lol sorry :blush:

huggableshelly
17-04-2009, 09:55 AM
Hi Angel, can i ask where you got the roads rug/mat thingy(not sure what its called lol) ds would love this for playing his 7500 cars on!!:thumbsup:



:doh: just seen other thread IKEA lol sorry :blush:

Argos has a nice big one too

carebear25
16-05-2009, 11:23 PM
heres mine now ive been to IKEA.....

carebear25
16-05-2009, 11:24 PM
and the rest............

polkadots
16-05-2009, 11:56 PM
I have loved looking at all the pictures of playrooms, but would love to see pictures of how people have set out their rooms when they have not got a seperate room. i have not got a dedicated playroom and am struggling on how much toys and resources i have to have around and storage ideas.

Ideas and pictures would be greatly appriciated.

michellethegooner
17-05-2009, 12:53 AM
i love ikea, playrooms all look fab, will post pics of mine on here 1 day lol when I think of taking some pics lol

Demonjill
17-05-2009, 07:35 AM
and the rest............

Brilliant stuff there. Barney looks very comfy! lol

estrelas
17-05-2009, 08:35 AM
I have loved looking at all the pictures of playrooms, but would love to see pictures of how people have set out their rooms when they have not got a seperate room. i have not got a dedicated playroom and am struggling on how much toys and resources i have to have around and storage ideas.

Ideas and pictures would be greatly appriciated.


i only have one room, i'll up load some pics later

Any advice on how to do it better will be appreciated,
I love looking at other peoples rooms :)

carebear25
17-05-2009, 10:15 AM
i only have one room, i'll up load some pics later

Any advice on how to do it better will be appreciated,
I love looking at other peoples rooms :)

This is in our main room everythin is on 1 side, but during the day well u can imagine toys everywhere xx

carebear25
17-05-2009, 10:16 AM
Brilliant stuff there. Barney looks very comfy! lol

He's sunbathing an takin 5 mins while Ethan pre occupied lol x

PixiePetal
17-05-2009, 10:34 AM
I have loved looking at all the pictures of playrooms, but would love to see pictures of how people have set out their rooms when they have not got a seperate room. i have not got a dedicated playroom and am struggling on how much toys and resources i have to have around and storage ideas.

Ideas and pictures would be greatly appriciated.


Me too!

My kids are young teens now so all the toys are not needed outside of work time. I have 2 pine toy cupboards in the sitting room, duplo boxes looking at me when I watch TV in the evenings but lots more stuff in the loft room to bring down when needed. Art stuff in the shed with easel. Rolled up car mats and dolls buggies hidden behind chairs when not in use.

I bought a low folding table from NES Arnold. Goes behind the sofa in the evenings - best thing I ever bought :thumbsup: Was in the sale for about £70 but worth every penny. will be getting another when I can afford it. I put it up with a selection of toys at beginning of working day and rotate toys from cupboards all the time.

How do others with older children and no playroom sort their toys?

Ally
17-05-2009, 05:41 PM
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/2.gif

I've got the Argos version and I have screwed them together and was quite glad I had as DD2 tried to climb up them! Sorry I don't think I can post pictures yet to show you our playroom. We had the house extended with larger kitchen, playroom and downstairs toilet for my sanity!!! It has made a huge difference! :jump for joy:

Ally

ORKSIE
17-05-2009, 06:06 PM
:ohdear: I am really depressed now.
You lot are so lucky!
I want a play room and I want one NOW
I just dont have the room for a play room:(
Loved looking at all of your pics tho:thumbsup:

HENNY
17-05-2009, 07:01 PM
Verona range of furniture in argos is good and cheap!Ihave the large tv unit as low shelving-it is great for storing toys at child height very stable and has rounded edges for safety.I use the top of it for displays.:) :) :)

Gizmo
17-05-2009, 07:02 PM
I was hoping to have a playroom I tried putting dds in the same room but it didnt work, so they are back to a room each. So I will be using to sitting room until I can afford a conservatory. I do have a large space in my hall so will have boxes in there when not minding.

Dreean
30-05-2009, 07:32 PM
Wow thanks for the photos guys, really helpfull for ideas and seeing how other's do it!!

Thanks!

Liz

Cazz
30-05-2009, 09:31 PM
I obviously missed this thread originally but I've just enjoyed looking at everyone's playrooms because I'm really nosey!

My conservatory is my playroom but at the moment it's just boxes stacked on each other - I'd love some storage but haven't found anything that will fit in properly yet!

Angel - where did you get your storage unit with the books on it - I'm having trouble finding a reasonable priced but nice bookcase and I could see if that would fit in. I'm having a guess at Ikea - am I right?

Carole x

angeldelight
31-05-2009, 08:31 AM
I obviously missed this thread originally but I've just enjoyed looking at everyone's playrooms because I'm really nosey!

My conservatory is my playroom but at the moment it's just boxes stacked on each other - I'd love some storage but haven't found anything that will fit in properly yet!

Angel - where did you get your storage unit with the books on it - I'm having trouble finding a reasonable priced but nice bookcase and I could see if that would fit in. I'm having a guess at Ikea - am I right?

Carole x

Do you mean the one with 4 squares?

I got this from Argos

xxx

marzi
31-05-2009, 09:48 AM
:eek: i don't have half as much stuff as you lot do

i just don't have the space :(

Me neither :(

helenlc
31-05-2009, 09:52 AM
Me neither :(

I would if hubby would let me!!!:laughing:

I have to be ingenious with my storage so he doesnt realise - although he did open the cupboard under the stairs yesterday for the broom (at my request, I might add) and went OH MY GOD!!! It's filled to the brim!!!!:blush:

PixiePetal
31-05-2009, 01:42 PM
When we move I will have a playroom :clapping: :clapping: :clapping:

Will also be my kids TV room but nothing needs to be in my sitting room for once :clapping:

Been looking at all yours again for ideas on storage. There is a built in floor to ceiling cupboard (will fit puzzles and games and art stuff high up, but not big toy boxes) and will use one of my pine toycupboards in there which holds 6 big boxes, need something open fronted that the kids can help themselves to stuff from or trofast boxes and cubboard I think..................ooh this is fun!

mojo0403
26-10-2009, 11:07 AM
A few pics of mine


hi hope you dont me asking but where did you get your shelving from. Starting to plan my playroom and would like ideas.

many thanks

Jo

mama2three
26-10-2009, 11:38 AM
Hope this link works, my picks aren't great, it was getting dark, and they don't really show the size of the rooms but you can see the messyroom and the playroom.


http://photobucket.com/daisychainqueenplayroom

just tried link, it works ok!! ish, never used photobucket before.

The messy room we have tiled floor large table in centre, small boxes on wall for all craft bits and bobs pens, pencils, scissors, collage stuff all at easy access.
cupboard with paper drying rack above and colour sacks hanging from ceiling.
and then just low level sink and paints.

Playroom has everything storred in boxes with photos on all at low level easy access and purposed built storage for specific items.
and the usual home corner type thing.

Think that covers it a bit.

Just added some daylight pictures, looks lots better now

omg that is bigger than my whole house. I am sooo jealous reading this thread. i mind from my lounge and dh insists nothing is left out at the end of the day - so display boards etc all taken down each night and everything away.He doesnt want to live in a nursery!

CherryBlossom
27-10-2009, 12:46 PM
I have barely started on my Playroom yet-but cannot wait!!

Will post some pics once it is done..could take a while though-have so much I want to get and so little money!

Mcgons
28-10-2009, 10:13 PM
and this is what it looks like inside:

http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll153/uf353432/3.gif

How did you do the walls? And do you mind telling me where the kitchen is from? It all looks fab! We're getting a playhouse and was wondering how to decorate the inside.

Nix
05-03-2010, 03:49 PM
Originally Posted by daisychainqueen
Hope this link works, my picks aren't great, it was getting dark, and they don't really show the size of the rooms but you can see the messyroom and the playroom.


http://photobucket.com/daisychainqueenplayroom

just tried link, it works ok!! ish, never used photobucket before.

The messy room we have tiled floor large table in centre, small boxes on wall for all craft bits and bobs pens, pencils, scissors, collage stuff all at easy access.
cupboard with paper drying rack above and colour sacks hanging from ceiling.
and then just low level sink and paints.

Playroom has everything storred in boxes with photos on all at low level easy access and purposed built storage for specific items.
and the usual home corner type thing.

Think that covers it a bit.

Just added some daylight pictures, looks lots better now

Hi Daisyqueen

Your set up looks great. Could I be nosey and ask where you got the unit with the coloured pencil holder on top of it and could you post a bigger pic as I can't seem to get them any bigger than stamp size...:blush: Thanks...:D

crazyhazy
05-03-2010, 07:58 PM
How did you do the walls? And do you mind telling me where the kitchen is from? It all looks fab! We're getting a playhouse and was wondering how to decorate the inside.

I would love to know too, we've got a little play house which the last owners left behind and while it's nice it could do with some tlc to make it look good, hadn't thought of painting inside.

KarenM
06-03-2010, 03:18 PM
I don't have a separate room :(. Most of my resources will be under the stairs in the front room and I have a large kitchen/diner. This will double up as a messy area as it's tiled. Is this ok?

cabby
06-03-2010, 11:03 PM
heres mine :D Nice and simple and the kids love it in there :thumbsup:

http://i39.tinypic.com/ribyms.jpg

where are these units from, there just what im looking for:clapping:

cabby
06-03-2010, 11:05 PM
A few pics of mine

is the unit with the coloured boxes from ikea?x

Mollymop
06-03-2010, 11:24 PM
Gordon Bennett! Look at all those pretty rooms!

I wish I wish I wish that one day I could have a room as pretty and as free as a playroom ( or dining room or conservatory or even spare bedroom:D )

zillervalley
06-03-2010, 11:28 PM
just got a dining room , put all toys away in the under stair cupboard on a friday and back out on a monday,

like my home back at weekend

ziller

miss mopple
07-03-2010, 06:02 PM
where are these units from, there just what im looking for:clapping:

they are Ikea trofast units. Brilliant for storage and nice and cheap :thumbsup:

crazyhazy
07-03-2010, 08:41 PM
where are these units from, there just what im looking for:clapping:

I'm pretty sure they are the ikea trofast units, hth

estrelas
07-03-2010, 08:46 PM
where are these units from, there just what im looking for:clapping:

I have these units, they are from ikea. You can have the boxes in colour to

I am very jealous of these playrooms :blush:

babs
07-03-2010, 09:13 PM
all theses rooms look lovely ... i dont have a play room as such use my living room set activitys up though the day, use my kitchen dining room for crafts, but have just put all my stuff in my utility room( just a washer and freezer in there) got 2 units each with 3 large drawers and 2 small drawers set up the kitchen in there and dressing table, put road play mat in floor this weekend. sort of looks like a play room now will have to get some pics to post so u can all have a look .... utility room is about 8 foot by 10 foot so not that big but big enough for little ones ... trying to get hubby to let me use under my stairs as a den, computer under there at moment but goin upstairs when he makes spare rooom into office as he works from home (he can get out of the kids way then) .....

cabby
08-03-2010, 11:44 AM
i use my conservatory, but at the moment all the toys are stored and put away in the shed every night which is a bit of a pain, having to clear them all away, and set back up every day, ive managed to convince steve to let me have the trofast units:clapping: :clapping: which i will hopefully be getting tonight, i do want it to look a bit more like a play room, and a bit more appealing to prospective parents, at the moment all thats in there is a sideboard at one end with the tv above it and a sofa at the other, the only other time it gets used out of work time is for scott to sit in there at night and play his ps3, so it wont bother steve if i have a few posters in there:clapping:

will put some pics on when its all sorted:)

SJ35
08-03-2010, 12:57 PM
these rooms are great!! we haven't long moved into our house so i have a lot to do yet. I have a dining room which we have as a playroom for our two year old as her rooms too small for her toys.

this leads into our conservatory which will be more space for the kids. Can't wait to get started!!
Stacey x

moljak
16-05-2010, 08:56 PM
wow what a thread.I've had a lovely time browsing.I use my lounge at the mo and my kitchen/diner.I store things in baskets so they can be cleared away easily.I'd love a playroom.