Step inside Lionel's exuberant and playful room- a place of his own to be wild and free! His dad Benny shares pictures of the joyfully cool space in Maplewood, NJ. (And that smile!!) Check out this little dapper dude's lion's den below!
Little Lionel's parents are creatives themselves. Benny and Julie spearhead a brilliant arts and events focused group here in #Boburbseast called Maplewood Artist Collective, so we were pretty eager to get a glimpse inside! He couldn't be more cute....scroll for the delightful tour.
The sweetest boy welcomes us into his bright space.
Creativity and play is fostered by a center art-table and gallery-like walls.
With his nose buried in a book on his own little cozy lounge area.
Music and momentos.
Lionel's mom, Julie repurposed this Ikea fabric into some clever curtains.
Nooks and crannies stuffed with thought.
This little one!
A tiny roar!
Coming from Brooklyn, (when Lionel didn't have his own room) the family wanted Lionel to have a special place here in Maplewood and was the first room they decorated.
Bow-tie cat sewed by Mom.
Pile of play.
Vintage toys from Julie's childhood.
Benny painted the scripted "Lionel Nova" sign on wrapping paper.
Like father like son- they share the force!
Be sure to follow Maplewood Artist Collective on Instagram!