6 Creative Ideas to Decorate Your Home, According to a Toddler

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Looking to freshen up your home's style? Look no further than your own toddler's creative ideas. Each of these unique decor touches adds a touch of originality to every room -- for a look as capricious as your kid.

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Best of all? You can leave all the DIYing to your toddler!

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Update Your Furniture

Brighten up a tired piece of furniture with original artwork. Just grab a crayon or piece of chalk, or better yet a permanent marker, and go to town. The results will last a lifetime.

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Bring the Outdoors In

Want that beachy feel, indoors? Bring sand home from the playground in your boots, then scatter it throughout the house. There's nothing like the feeling of sand between your toes.

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Add Some Whimsy

Create a whimsical bathroom scene by unspooling your toilet paper. Leave it in a loose, graceful pile upon the floor.

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Engage All the Senses

Scent is one of the most powerful senses, so don't neglect it. Try melting some crayons in the toaster. Your home will be filled with a pungent aroma for weeks.

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Feng Shui Your Bookshelf

Try pulling all your books off the shelf and restacking them haphazardly, obscuring their titles completely. Or, simply display your books on the floor.

messy rug
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Tie the Room Together With an Area Rug

Too many people leave rugs flat on the floor. Instead, try piling it up and leaving it in a great heap. Suddenly, the rug becomes the focal point of the room.

These are just a few simple things you can try on your own. Of course, if you're serious about transforming your home, it's best to bring in a professional toddler. Mine is available at a very reasonable rate.

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