Monica Karlstein and DIY Interior Book: “99 Hacks”

Book Recommendation: DIY Living Spaces (for you) & summer teen creativity (yay):

With our summer vacation unfolding, one of the things on my to-do- list is to find a creative summer kid project.

Since this is a regular part of our summers:  yes, there will be paint brushes + a busy kitchen; but, as the kids grow, so do their interests and one area that I think is really fun for them to express themselves is in their living spaces.  I’ve just pulled out my copy of “99 Hacks” for the kids to find and as a way to plant ideas for the kids (+ have found several for me, too)

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