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Celebrate and Decorate: Holiday Decor for Children's Rooms

Holiday Style with Olioboard

I am taking part in Olioboard's Holiday Style Oliohop this month. It is an opportunity for ten to bloggers share their Holiday Style decor inspiration by creating a moodboard using Olioboard, an online interior design based site used to create design boards

Olioboard is a Canadian {yay!} website that is an amazing tool for anyone looking for interior design inspiration, to experiment with designing a room and, now, to shop.

It is essentially an interactive tool for creating interior design based 2D and 3D moodboards. The site has an enormous library of interior design related items, organized by category, and many by brand. It also allows you to upload images from any site or from your computer.

Because my passion is decorating children's rooms, I created a playful nursery space. People often neglect kids' rooms when decorating for the holidays but my boys love having a little Christmas cheer in their bedrooms. With a few simple additions, including art, small trees and festive textiles, a room can go from everyday to holiday. 

Fun, don't you think? I love the fresh blue and red combination. The art pieces are so much fun and are such a simple way to add a little holiday style. Other elements, such as the rug and poufs, can remain in the room all year but become a part of the holiday look when paired with winter or Christmas themed pieces.

The best part of olioboard {besides the hours of fun putting looks together} is that each board connects you with the products in the collage. Below each board is a list of items with links to the website of each one, like this:

Click here to shop the items on this moodboard.

I also love Olioboard because it allows you to try out design ideas before committing. This makes it a useful tool for everyone, not just designers. You can experiment with pattern, colour and a variety of furniture pieces in way that is so visual. You can also browse boards from other users to get inspiration. Needless to say, it can be highly addictive! 

Nine other fabulous bloggers are participating in the December Oliohop. Check out their Holiday Style by clicking the links below. You can also follow along on twitter by searching the hashtag #oliohop.

colour chats
obi fairley
mbrace your inner snob
lisa mende design
jennifer reynolds interiors
nyclg focal point
ndie day
allie cat 4ever