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Are you lucky enough to have a spare room at home? Stop wasting the space and using it as storage- turn it into something usable and beautiful. Here are some ideas!
If you turn your spare bedroom into a guest room, it means it’s easy for friends and family to come to stay with you- perfect if you enjoy being the hostess with the mostess. Aim to make your guest room look like a nice hotel room- these are decorated in a way that suits just about everyone. Keep the bold patterns and colors for elsewhere and for your guest room aim to create something very neutral and calming. White, magnolia, and very light grey all work well. . A good quality bed with soft sheets, storage space to hang or fold clothes are all good options.
Do you ever work from home, even if it’s just a couple of days a week, run a home business, or have a side hustle such as a blog? If so, turning your spare room into an office is a smart move. Find a stylish, affordable desk with a comfortable office chair to do all your written and typed work. Keep it simple and free of distractions, but decorated with a few homely touches– perhaps a couple of plants and one or two decorative pieces.
Bookworm? Add cozy armchairs, bookshelves, lamps, and your collection of books. This can be a relaxing place to spend your free time and switch off from the world. Once you’ve found a place where you can read undisturbed and let yourself slip into another world.
A Hobby Room
A hobby room is a fantastic space to spend time with friends, you can invite them over for drinks and a bit of a competition at the weekend if you include games of some kind. It could be a pool table, darts, or chess to name a few. Maybe you’re a musician, artist, gamer, or love to craft- if you have a spare room then why not create a space where you can enjoy your hobby? In many cases, a big desk with comfy seating, storage, and some cool decor that relates to what you enjoy doing would all work well.
A dressing room/ walk in wardrobe
Do you have lots of clothes, shoes, and accessories that take up space in your bedroom? If you’re a fashion lover, a beauty room or walk-in wardrobe could be the best use of the space. There are so many dressing room ideas online that you can take inspiration from, they can be done in most sized rooms. Fit some hanging rails, drawers, and hooks for things like ties, scarves, and necklaces. Something like this could even add value to your home- check out this article ‘How a Custom Closet Can Add Resale Value to Your Home‘ to find out more.
A Home Theatre
Are you and your family film fanatics? A home cinema can be a great use of space. As well as family movie nights, you could use this for catching the big sports match or just watching your favorite shows on Netflix. If you’re fed up with arguing over the tv with family members then this gives you your own space to watch what you like when you want to. A comfy sofa, big tv, and great sound could turn an unused bedroom into an amazing place to watch your favorite films and shows.