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Finding Nemo inspired multi-purpose playroom and homeschool area!


We wanted to transition our crazy toy-filled playroom into a multipurpose room...key word, PURPOSE!  We wanted to use it in as many ways as possible.  Since our kids are 11, 9, and 3, they each need different things when it comes to a space.

We knew we antes an additional homeschool area for the big kids so we could all be upstairs during the school day together.  We also wanted to keep our reading nook included in the space, so it seemed natural to put the homeschool area on the same side of the room.

We also needed a craft area (hence the big craft table!) and storage for supplies (cabinets on wall.)

We still have toys-various blocks in the cabinets, stuffed animals in the big armoire, and trains in the armoire drawers.

The biggest project was definitely the 6 bunk beds!  We often have lots of guests and knew this would be a neat place for them to stay if we had larger families come.  We also loved the idea for slumber parties and hanging out/reading during the school day.  My husband built these from scratch!  They took months-he doesn’t even own a table saw!

We truly wanted it to be able to be used in multiple ways, even simultaneously...we have achieved just that!

I should also mention-It’s Finding Nemo themed 🐟

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I’ll do my best to tell you where everything is from:


⭐️Paint color: Sherwin Williams, Aquaduct

✨Table: IKEA

✨Desks: IKEA build your own desk, LINNMON top (78inches) and ALEX drawer bases

✨Shiplap on walls: planks from Lowe’s, painted and installed by us

✨Green table chairs and red desk chairs: Amazon

✨Pink rug: Amazon

✨Circles rug: RugsUSA

✨Comforters: Society6


✨Red kelp pillow cases: Amazon

✨Wishables: shopDisney and Disney Parks

✨Wishables shelves: two sizes, Amazon

✨Curtains: two sizes, Amazon

✨Stuffed animal storage armoire: used by us, converted by husband

✨Bunk beds: husband

✨Twin mattresses: Amazon

✨Picture frame for Nemo: yard sale and painted

✨Nemo photo: file from Etsy, altered by me and printed

✨Red clock: IKEA

✨Desk organizers: IKEA

✨Jellyfish: me

✨Bookshelves: my dad

✨Dress up dresser: used by us and converted

✨Yellow chairs: Kirklands

✨Plaid pillowcases: Amazon


Rebecca Hansen

Tuesday 21st of July 2020

Where did you find those cabinets?? We have been working on creating a similar space and just haven’t found the upper cabinets that are simple like the ones in your picture.