Yes I love grass cloth wall paper but I also have boys with peanut butter and jelly coated fingers. From "dirt" colored upholstery and leather to tile selection almost everything we've done has come down to one thing: will it survive 3 little boys?
We basically live in our family room off the kitchen which means it has to be something that will take a beating. I describe this design as "organic" which really means "color of dirt."
White quartz is basically indestructible and going with honed marble over polished means I won't stress over toothpaste stains and little boy poor aim stains:
Rolling crates hide toys and Books:
Outdoor hooks and buckets keeps our deck looking neat in the summertime.