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This li­brary in­dex cab­i­net in eight-yearold Ben Vo­gel’s bed­room mainly serves as stor­age space for his shoes and socks, says his mom San-marié. “But this is also where he hides all his lit­tle trea­sures,” she adds. “I of­ten find a shiny stone, an in­ter­est­ing leaf, a sweet or a Lego hero in there.” San-marié painted the for­merly drab and bat­tered cab­i­net red when Ben was an in­fant. “To­gether with the black-and-white stripes, this colour works well in a boy’s room,” she says.

Psst! Cut out paint sam­ple cards and paste them in­side the metal frames on the out­side of the draw­ers to add some con­trast – then write on each one with a koki pen to in­di­cate what’s in­side. >>

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