Kelly Edwards Interview | Tips For De-cluttering Toy Rooms | [CLOSED GIVEAWAY]

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Recently I put a shout out on OurKidsMom’s Facebook wall for questions they would like to ask HGTV’s Design on a Dime host Kelly Edwards in regards to organization and kids rooms. I had a couple of people chime in… one in particular mentioned they would like to hear her speak about : Anything about storage and organization! I am looking to open a daycare in a few months and I know one child can make a toy room look like a bomb has went off..so I’m trying to imagine 7… 


Kelly mentions the concept of getting the toys off the floor. One great way for boys to have their race tracks but still not have constant clutter is by using Hot Wheels Wall Tracks. I, for one, agree that this is a fabulous concept. My Ethan (age 3) adores Hot Wheels and all that comes with it, but to have to clean everything up every day is overwhelming to him. Unfortunately this Momma can only handle so much clutter and after about a day or two I ask him to pick up his mess.


Without further ado… here is Kelly Edwards answering OurKidsMom’s readers questions.

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Comments

  1. Laura says:

    It such a great interview..I really appreciate it thanks for sharing with us..

  2. Sandy VanHoey says:

    I liked the idea with the storage locker and the wall tracks are great going on the wall

  3. Janet W. says:

    The storage locker is a GREAT idea!

  4. Carmen Van Deursen says:

    I like the idea of using older furniture for modern solutions, especially the chalk board paint on the old furniture for double storage and art center.

  5. I like that the wall tracks are ready to play without the clutter on the floor.

  6. anthonyciofani says:

    storage loskers is a great idea

  7. Kathy S says:

    Wall tracks keep things off the floor so they don’t need to be put away like other toys.

  8. Mayla M says:

    I like the idea of painting furniture and turning it into an art station.

  9. Aggie says:

    I liked putting the chalk board paint on an old piece to use for storage and use for messages and play.

  10. Fawn H says:

    I also liked the storage locker idea and turning the closets into a chalkboard

  11. I like the idea of a loft bed with storage underneath.

  12. Trisha scott says:

    I like the idea of the storage lockers

  13. I think her comment about finding storage that is useful for the long term was pretty useful.

  14. carol roberts says:

    the wall tracks are ready to play without the clutter on the floor

  15. D Schmidt says:

    I learned that you can create chalk boards on cupboards

  16. Lindsay Sorensen says:

    I LOVE the idea of the track on the wall

  17. I love the crendenza idea. I love anything that ‘grows’ with you

  18. Diane Zielinski says:

    I like the idea of the Hot Wheels Wall Tracks. Much better than stepping on toys on the floor. Some of them really hurt. I already have a loft bed for my kids and it gives them a lot more space to play in their room.

  19. Christina says:

    I would LOVE to find a credenza for my daughters room! I love her tips on re-using or getting pieces from thrift stores to make more storage… and turning an armoire into an art station!

  20. heather eg kaufman says:

    Loft beds are great for storage, I plan on getting them for our boys, when we get a house.

  21. Sandy VanHoey says:

    commented on Help Cure Car Clutter

  22. rebeka deleon says:

    i like that the tracks go on the wall so you don’t have to have tracks covering the floor!

  23. matthew b says:

    i think she is really on to something with crendenza idea

  24. I like the storage locker

  25. Jenny Lloyd says:

    i love the idea of using storage lockers, something i am soon going to redecorate my youngest 2 sons room using a sports theme and i think storage lockers would be perfect!

  26. Kendal Barriere says:

    I liked that she said to get the toys off the floor…hence why i LOVE the wall tracks. That is what I want to get my 3 year old for his birthday.

  27. Katie says:

    I like how she said you should pick timeless pieces, this helps save on a budget and helps children grow into their rooms.

  28. Heather Augenstein says:

    So clever for the tracks to be on the wall vs the floor. On the floor kids trip over them or worse…break them. This is wicked!

  29. Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) says:

    Some great ideals for storage, I really like the hot wheels wall tracks, that is neat.
    thanks for the givaway

  30. Carolyn Ann Colley (Griffith, Smith) says:
  31. Kasey says:

    I never thought of storage lockers for young kids! Awesome!

  32. Larissa brunken says:

    Turning the closets into chalkboards

  33. Katherine Short says:

    I learned that there might be hope for my tiny home after all. I need to get organized!

  34. Sandy VanHoey says:
  35. Debbie R says:

    I like the idea of the storage lockers that grow with the kids and then they can take them off to college when they go.

  36. catherine c says:

    i like the storage lockers

  37. Love that wall tracks stay off the floor!

  38. Stephanie Hungerford says:

    I love that she recommends things that kids can grow into like wall closets the wall tracks make use of wall space and the go on and of the wall easily with the 3M command strips

  39. Sandy VanHoey says:
  40. Ellen B says:

    I like the idea of storage lockers

  41. I like the idea of using “real” furniture and not just designated kid furniture in kids’ rooms!

  42. Sharon says:

    I like the sotrage locker idea.

  43. polly says:

    this wall track would be perfect for my 3 year old grandson…he has so many hot wheels ‘things’ this would take away alot of clutter on his bedroom floor. super idea!

  44. Sandy VanHoey says:
  45. Sandy VanHoey says:
  46. lala r says:

    love the storage idea

  47. Sandy VanHoey says:
  48. Sandy VanHoey says:
  49. Use furniture for storage that can hide the clutter, i.e. a cradenza

  50. Invest in storage pieces that will look good forever and that you don’t have to keep buying over and over.

    Great tip!

  51. LeeAnn says:

    I liked seeing the Hot Wheels Wall Tracks set up in the video and the kid playing with it. What a great concept!

  52. sandra says:

    she suggests a loft bed because you can store things underneath it

  53. debbie jackson says:

    use furniture storage to hide cluttter debbie jackson
    djackson1958 at hotmail dot com

  54. Vesta Mason says:

    The fact that this product is space saving and you can put items underneath it.!

  55. Sandy VanHoey says:
  56. Sherry Compton says:

    Loved all the storage areas around the desk and the idea of using chalkboard paint.

  57. Jennifer says:

    I love the idea of storage lockers!

  58. sarah oswald says:

    great idea a racetrack that you can attach to the wall and save space on the floor!!

  59. Sherry S. says:

    I like the idea of the storage lockers.

  60. Katherine says:

    Can’t tell you how many times we have had to live with a track on the floor. This would be great On the wall

  61. Kim says:

    I like that the tracks are on the walls and not floor! We have too many things on the floors already!

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  63. Sandy VanHoey says:
  64. Trasina McGahey says:

    Love the idea to use the armoire for storage inside and making it into an art station on the outside with chalkboard paint etc!

  65. amy marantino says:

    i like the storage locker concept

  66. Colleen Fuller says:

    I love the chalk board paint! How fun!

  67. kelly says:

    I like that the wall tracks don’t clutter the floor.

  68. judy gardner says:

    i like the storage locker

  69. Marla Bland says:

    I liked her idea of finding storage furniture at a thrift shop. Would love to find a credenza.

  70. Mippy says:

    I like that she mentioned storage lockers 🙂

  71. Heather R says:

    I liked the idea of putting chalkboard paint on the outside of an armoir so it can be used in a dual purpose

  72. nannypanpan says:

    i like the idea about turning the old armoire into storage and art center
    nannypanpan@gmail.com

  73. mary gardner says:

    great idea with the crendenza!

    jagar0047 at yahoo dot com

  74. Penny B W says:

    I like the idea of re purposing classic pieces into children’s storage.

  75. Gianna says:

    Chalkboard paint sounds neat.

  76. Lily Kwan says:

    I like the chalkboard paint idea.

  77. Audra says:

    Love the great idea thanks

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