By Sade Sousa. interior. Published at Saturday, October 06th, 2018 - 11:06:59 AM.
How about a fun teen space. complete with study area?Provide plenty of seating.Consider a bold color scheme for your playroom. Give the kids (or grandkids) a bedroom of their ownTextiles make an attic bedroom feel cozier.You may want to build a combined bedroom and playroom. all in one. In a guest room. put function first. Go big with a studio or in-law suiteIf you have the space. give the studio a kitchenette.
one stunning statement piece of anything always makes a better impact than many busy small items just creating visual clutter.” — Charmaine Wynter of Charmaine Wynter Interiors Inc. in Southlake. TXInvest in uplighting. Opt for lifted lighting“In smaller spaces. flat areas like the floor and table tops are at a premium. so consider lighting solutions that hang in the air like wall sconces by your sofa and pendant lighting by your bed.
However. if your home relies on recessed can lighting for most of its illumination. be sure to layer in some floor or table lamps so that you have light casting up onto your ceiling. too. Leaning too heavily on recessed lighting tends to leave the ceiling in darkness. and that makes any space feel smaller.” — Rebecca West. Interior Designer at Seriously Happy Homes in Seattle. WALet color unify the space. Consider a unifying color
Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and burying them up in the attic. never to be thought of again. Unfortunately. though. while this organizational method may be common. it's causing us to miss out on a great opportunity to create something special.In fact. your attic may have more potential than any unused space in your home.