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Turn a closet into a functional workstation. Create a desk by installing a low shelf and adding filing cabinets underneath. Paint the shelf to make it more inviting. On the top shelf, fill boxes and baskets with school supplies. Add bins and messages boards to the wall between the two shelves for extra storage and display space.
A small niche makes the perfect study station for little children. Install a reading light at the top and shelves below to create a work space. For extra storage, add a top shelf to hold plastic bins and place drawer units below the lower shelf. Use a rod and curtain to hide the computer and other items when not in use.
Just because kids share a room, that doesn't mean they have to share a desk. Add a desk to the end of the bunk beds by installing a countertop to the top rail of the bottom bunk. Add a cork board to the end of the top bunk for display space. For the second desk, do the same on the other side of the beds, or use a traditional desk elsewhere in the room.
Give your kid plenty of room to hold books and display items with a custom-made hutch. First decide where to place the desk. On the wall above the desk, add a bulletin board and a cabinet. Remove the doors to the cabinet for open shelving. Paint the three pieces as desired.
Tip: Instead of removing the doors to the cabinet, leave them attached and paint them with chalkboard paint. Now your student has a place to leave messages or doodles.
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