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Spruce up kids' rooms for the holidays without breaking the bank

November 7, 2008 | 11:01 am


It just might be a child’s first DIY project: adding some graphic punch to bedroom walls — with a little help from Mom or Dad, of course. Sophisticated decals and sculptural wood decoration give parents a refreshing — and less expensive alternative to repainting, shopping for curtains and other attempts to spruce up kid spaces before the holidays. Here, Times staff writer Lisa Boone looks at some of the newest wall graphics that allow junior designers an opportunity to create an environment that reflects who they are — at least for now.