DIY Kids Homework Station

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We partnered with Ikea to create my kids homework station. My kids always have work on the computer and take some classes online (for fun!) so a homework station is a must.Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

We needed a homework station and a place for my kids to play on the computers so they stop using mine. haha! We had this awkward nook in our basement right off of our family room and we wanted to do something useful and we knew our kids desperately needed a place to both study and play.

How to create a homework station

First, I painted the walls white. Then, I taped off 2/3 of the way down the wall and painted the bottom part with a rich navy blue, the same navy I’ve used throughout my house. My husband and I started by building this kid’s desk (tutorial coming soon!) and finished it off with some furnishings from Ikea.

Homework Station for kids

Buy or make a cool desk and chairs

I chose these amazing KULLABERG Swivel Chairs and we LOVE that they go up and down with a lever underneath. My kids age range in 8 months – almost 10 so my kids are all different heights and we often need to adjust the chairs. These were perfect. They were easy to assemble and love the look of them. The vintage feel is just so darling.

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

Accessorize your space

We also got these cute VENDLA cushion covers to soften up the chairs and add a cute modern touch to the homework station. I used the FJADRAR pillow insert from Ikea as well and they are so fluffy and comfortable! Not to mention, they are the least expensive, quality pillow inserts I’ve found.

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

I felt like the space needed some art work so I printed off three of my favorite black and white Brittney Gurr Prints and framed them in the RIBBA framesThis was a super easy way to get cute, inexpensive art for this space. I also installed some sconces and they were the perfect finishing touch for this space.

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

I absolutely love how this space turned out and my kids love it even more! They spend some free time here each day and it makes me so happy seeing them enjoying our hard work.

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

Homework Station for kids - my kids need this!

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    August 9, 2018 at 12:04 pm

    Love this! I got the Ikea catalog and I am waiting for a quiet mom moment!! laura

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    August 21, 2018 at 1:37 am

    What a beautiful space! I look forward to seeing the tutorial for the desk.

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    August 28, 2018 at 7:21 am

    This homework station is AMAZING!! We are settling on our new home this Thursday and I will 100% be using you ladies as some serious inspiration!

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    December 7, 2018 at 9:28 am

    I’d love to see the tutorial! I need something like this for my three kids. Thanks for sharing, love your space!

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    Rachael @ This is our Bliss
    March 12, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    This is fabulous!! I love those pillows so much and the look of the sconces on the two toned wall over the black & white prints is so good!!

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    Mike Mason
    January 6, 2020 at 4:46 am

    Where can I find the desk tutorial?

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    February 20, 2020 at 11:01 am

    I would love to have this desk tutorial : ) I’m desperate for this desk space for my little ones!

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    April 2, 2020 at 7:04 am

    I’ve been searching where can I find the desk tutorial I love this idea! you created a beautiful homework space!

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    Nicole Stewart
    April 14, 2020 at 2:44 pm

    What are the dimensions of the desk, and length of wall ? I need space for 3-4 desks, wondering what a good size is.

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    Regina G Peirce
    July 22, 2020 at 2:47 pm

    This space is so great! Can you tell me where you purchased the sconces?

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    July 30, 2020 at 8:01 am

    Desk tutorial link plse!

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      August 12, 2020 at 1:38 pm

      Did you receive a link to the tutorial?

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    August 12, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    Has anyone found this tutorial? It would be great to know sizes of materials and how-to!

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    August 13, 2020 at 9:04 am

    Can you please email me the tutorial link for the desk? I also have three kids and this looks perfect. Thank you

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    September 7, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    I love this! Can you please email me the link to the desk tutorial?

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    Sarah Paulin
    September 13, 2020 at 12:21 pm

    Could you post a link for the desk tutorial please?

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    October 13, 2020 at 7:31 am

    As Christmas come to us closer, we’ll try to make such a desk. Until that time my Leo will keep studying by the table. It makes him tired often, so I being pityful buy some ready-made homeworks at this cool site https://pro-papers.com/do-my-homework-for-me

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