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Happy Friday, everyone! I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier that this week is drawing to an end. Before we all take off for the weekend, I have some end-of-the-week cuteness to share.

When Cara, a fellow HGTV.com co-worker and working mom, shared with me this adorable wish-list that her 10-year-old daughter wrote for her, I knew I had to share it with all of you.

You see, Emmaline is starting middle school in the fall and Cara told her that they needed to spruce up her bedroom a bit — she’s getting older and her room needs to reflect that. Mom was thinking a new comforter and perhaps organizing Emmaline’s bookshelves. But as you can tell, Emmaline has other ideas.

All of us in the office are backing Emmaline 100%. Her requests seem very reasonable to this design-oriented crew. Cara, this is what you get for taking your work home!

Kids have great style, too (especially the kids of HGTV.com employees).

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14 Responses

  1. Barbara says:

    Great ideas Emmaline. Okay mom, get busy and rip that carpet right out!

  2. Rosalind Sanchez says:

    I like the idea of a dress form in a bedroom. Unique.

  3. Nina says:

    Such a smart creative little girl deserves a big girl room!

  4. Lonnie says:

    Great ideas Emmaline. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Marianne@HGTV says:

    No carpet in MY room! I love that kid.

  6. @HB_Belle says:

    Ridiculously adorable! She's going to be the most posh in her class!

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  8. HGTV_Kelley says:

    Can Emmaline come decorate my room, too?!

  9. Cody says:

    I see being a home decorator in Emmaline's future. Really good suggestions.

  10. Erin Norris says:

    Can you show us a photo of the bedroom when finished?

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Grant DudleyGrant is the editor-in-chief of Design Happens and digital programming manager of HGTV.com. Despite growing up begging his mom not to ever drag him to another antique store, today his...

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