Cullen Ormond

Home Associate Editor

Cullen Ormond is a writer based in New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find her curled up with a book (always open for recommendations, too!) or pushing her rescue pug, Peanut, in a stroller. In her dream apartment, there’ll be a conversation pit and lots of framed, vintage band posters.
This Mom Said ‘Yes’ to Every Idea Her Kids Had for Their Bedroom Walls — and The Result Is Incredible
There are even mod-podge photos of her sons on the walls!
Nov 29, 2023
This Amazing Playroom Is Hidden Behind a Secret Bookcase Door — And There’s a Fireman’s Pole, Too!
Not to mention the gothic nursery right next door...
Nov 29, 2023
This Colorful Kids’ Bedroom Has the *Most Incredible* DIY Bunk Bed
The top area is for sleeping and the bottom has a reading nook and wardrobe!
Nov 15, 2023
Before & After: A Once-Bland Kid’s Room Is Transformed by Striking Blue Paint
And an IKEA bookcase hack that looks built-in.
Nov 8, 2023
This 475-Square-Foot Studio Apartment Has the Most Mature Kid's Area
A sentimental Lego portrait is Jason Saft’s favorite thing about the space.
Nov 8, 2023
This Nursery Nook Is Stylishly Included in the Parents’ Bedroom
The miniature-sized crib made it work.
Oct 26, 2023
Before & After: A 68-Square-Foot Storage Loft Is the Dreamiest Nursery
The storage area’s transformation even resulted in a home office.
Oct 26, 2023
A $4 Paper Party Decoration Adds Style and Dimension to This Nursery
And it’s completely removable!
Oct 26, 2023
Before & After: An IKEA Play Kitchen Makeover to Match the Home’s Gorgeous Blue Kitchen
Now, a 2-year-old can cook alongside her parents.
Oct 25, 2023
Tour the Co-Founder of Mustard Made’s Gorgeous Green Kids’ Bedroom
Of course, there are lockers!
Sep 26, 2023
4 Tips for How To Design a Nursery for the Future, According to a Designer Mom
The baby stage is short, so here's how to make those nursery purchases last longer.
Sep 22, 2023
We Are Totally Into This Black-And-White Kids’ Room that Still Manages to Be Colorful and Quirky
Who said black and white-themed rooms had to be basic?
Sep 13, 2023
Two IKEA Cabinets and A Wood Panel Create A Fabulous DIY Homemade Desk
So many creative projects likely take place at this stunning desk situated in front of whimsical unicorn-themed wallpaper.
Sep 13, 2023
We Spy Our Favorite IKEA Kids’ Bed In This Cute UK Kids’ Room (and Scalloped Shelves, Too!)
Plus, a fabulous floor-size Miffy lamp!
Sep 13, 2023
For Around $100 This Charlotte Mom Created an Indoor Chalkboard Wall
And why “seasoning” the chalkboard wall is the most important step!
Sep 5, 2023
This Norwegian Nursery Features a Playful DIY Wall Mural
The whole design was inspired by a living room rug.
Aug 22, 2023
A Nursery’s Wallpaper Is Filled With Woodland Animals — And We Love It
See how Farwa Moledina decorated her daughter’s nursery with animal-themed wallpaper and rich paint colors.
Aug 18, 2023
How a World Map Wall in This Kids’ Room Brought a Family Closer Together
The brightly colored countries matched the rest of the home’s decor, too.
Jul 30, 2023
*This* Has to Be One of the Coolest DIY Additions to Any Kids' Room
It’s a $260 DIY project, and the result is “truly mind-blowing.”
Jul 27, 2023
This Small Kids' Room Fits a Ton of Stuff on Just One Wall — Here’s How
Sometimes you’ve gotta go up.
Jul 20, 2023
This Forest-Themed Nursery Makes You Feel Like You’re Standing in a Treehouse
It's all about that AMAZING wallpaper.
Jul 12, 2023
The Kid’s Bedroom in This A-Frame Michigan Chalet Is Anything but Boring
Plus, there's a special place for her pet bunny!
Jul 11, 2023
These Bright Green Built-In Bunk Beds Are Entirely DIY, and We're Very Impressed
Charlotte Smith designed and built them for her daughters’ shared room, complete with storage nooks and privacy curtains!
Jun 27, 2023
This Cute Kids' Room Relies on Colorful Stacking Crates to Store Toys
And where you can buy them to get the look!
Jun 27, 2023
Peel-and-Stick Wallpaper Made a Beautiful Headboard in This Kid’s Room
This is one DIY project we’re bookmarking.
Jun 23, 2023
Must-Read Design Tips from Someone Who Runs a Home-Based Preschool
You’ll want to check out her teacher-approved products, too.
Jun 12, 2023
A $400 DIY Mural Is the Star of This LA Kid’s Room
Imagine you’re a kid waking up in this room every day!
May 22, 2023
A Pink Bed, a Bright Yellow Desk, and Half-Painted Blue Walls Prove That Things Get *Really* Fun When Kids Pick Their Own Room Colors
When no color is off the table, the results can be unexpected and delightful.
May 15, 2023
We Just Heard About a Renter’s Hack That Makes Traditional Wallpaper Removable — Here’s What We Learned
It’s called “liquid starch wallpapering,” and it works … for a while!
May 9, 2023
These Colorful Kids' Bedrooms Look Like They Belong In a Wes Anderson Movie
Imagine how many trending Wes Anderson videos you could film in these rooms.
May 8, 2023
A Gorgeous Traditional English-Style Nursery Mixes Antique and IKEA Furniture
There's also a renter-friendly wallpaper idea that is NOT what you think.
Apr 25, 2023