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Child's Playroom, Home Office, or Formal Living Room?
_marlena_
January 21, 2013 in Design Dilemma
This 11x14 room had originally been a formal living room, which was quickly changed into our son's "play room" with the addition of a child's play loft, and has more recently become a "teen den".
We are getting ready to sell our home, and I wonder if we should remove the loft area, or if we should still present the room as a "play room".
Obviously, the room needs to be cleared out to be "show ready", and we will paint the room a more neutral shade to go with the rest of the home.
Thanks in advance for your opinions,
Marlena
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iamchickaddd
I would remove the loft area as it's cute but highly personalized.
January 21, 2013 at 10:07AM   
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_marlena_
Thanks so much for the feedback. I had a feeling that it should go!
January 21, 2013 at 10:36AM   
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bhelmore
Remove it and repaint.
January 21, 2013 at 10:52AM   
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Cynthia Taylor-Luce
Yes yes yes, remove it and present the room as if it had never had this structure.
January 21, 2013 at 10:56AM   
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Interiors International, Inc.
Yeah, it is neat but definitely designed for your purposes. Most people will not care for it in their house.
January 21, 2013 at 11:21AM   
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houssaon
Ditto.
January 21, 2013 at 11:28AM   
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