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What Would You Do With an Extra Room?
Be a rock star, a crafting star, a movie mogul. But whatever you'd choose for your spare room, don't let reality stop you
"spare room, don't let reality stop you... family room. The truth is, we could all use an extra room. Once we're all housed... have an extra room in your house and you can do anything with it. Pretend you don't... for that extra kid or that collection of merry-go-round horses. It's just extra and... dancing room or your indoor basketball court. Maybe it's a meditation room, a home... little extra space. A fantasy room. I'm trying to chose between a cozy, comfy library..."
How to Dig Down for Extra Living Space
"No room for a ground-level addition? See if a finished basement is a good idea for... as that room is now a cinema/ entertainment room. The extra room is used for storage... add an extra room to our basement when renovating our present house (in the UK). There... media room, but overall we are really happy with the extra space! (sorry about the... laundry room for my B&B, a staff kicthen and bath, and an extra bedroom, since I am..."
A Little Something Extra for Your Fireplace
"point in a room, whether or not there's a fire burning inside it. Because of the fireplace's... Dining Room A few modern fireplaces you might also like. Na minha sala we made a... great room over his fireplace.. It's about 11 feet tall on tumbled marble tiles.... living room addition was even started by making 12 x 12 in tiles from the pennies... into the room. Indoor plants also add striking natural beauty, color and texture around..."
My Houzz: An Australian Circus Family's Home Juggles Extra Room
With a new extension and a main-cottage overhaul, this busy foursome now has plenty of sustainably minded space
"required the extra headroom. Circus performers with Bamboozled Productions, the couple updated... other rooms look done. But master looks like a college dorm room. I love all their... kitchen/dining room area, especially, although the entire house is creative and lovely. The... would have room for Martin (shown here) to juggle. "I think we could have been even more... living room and others in the kitchen, and see outside all at the same time." That's..."
7 Tips to Convert Your Attic Into an Extra Living Room
If "Keep it down; I'm trying to read!" or fights over the remote are de rigueur, it might be time to turn your attic into a second hangout
"living room attic. Cozy and comfortable, an attic living room provides an additional... living room activity (or a television channel). Appease your family by creating a... your kids rooms, they'll probably never notice. Moving up instead of moving out can be... and last rooms are my favorite. I LOVE the cozy velvet furniture and chic accents. I... whatever rooms are beneath the attic and makes it easy to throw big floor pillows around..."
Need More Space? Look Under the Stairs
"that extra room under a stairway for extra storage, office space or a secret hideaway... powder rooms, depending on your home's configuration. Whether you're planning on building... powder room is worrisome. Some vivid mental images going on with that powder room... Potter room" behind a bookcase in a recent basement addition. It didn't take a lot... lot of extra work and the 6-year old *loved* it. Here's another hidden storage option..."
High Style: Extra-Tall Headboards
"there's one room where I'll advocate the most for drama, it's the bedroom. Your bed is... in the room, in fact, sometimes it doesn't matter if it's the only piece of furniture... in the room! This bed needs to be welcoming, relaxing, and have a presence. A tall... in a room where the ceiling is high. Thanks again. Another wonderful ideabook Becky... serve as a room divider in a large, open bedroom area. Although maybe that's a different..."
Guest Picks: 21 Seats That Work as Extras
"functional extra seating. I'm in just a family of three, but there's always a need for... living room, or somewhere for a client, a spouse or even my son to sit while I work... living room. Love the ottomans. Can't believe they still sell Marimekko fabrics; those... in any room around the house when it's not needed as emergency extra seating. Yes... choice for extra seating in the living room, in the bedroom or even in a hall or corridor..."
Guest Picks: Stylish Extra Seating and Side Tables
These folding chairs, nesting tables and benches look so good, you may want to keep them out all year
"and some room images that show dual-purpose pieces. Happy entertaining, all! — Julieann... living room, guest room or any place you need an extra tabletop.Next: Make Room for... living room as extra seating, or even better, use it at that extra dining table. If... existing room. You may have to do a bit of shifting in your current setup, but I bet... up much room when stored is a bonus. This aqua-colored folding chair from Target will..."
8 Ways to Make an Extra-Full Nest Work Happily
If multiple generations or extended family shares your home, these strategies can help you keep the peace
"smaller room was her bedroom and larger room was her living room with her TV and all... living room with formal dining area, an eat-in kitchen, a very large laundry room... guest rooms, they are no more. Relax and keep some quiet little space just for you... children's rooms. Those bunk beds are a FANTASTIC way to utilize space. Plus you would... share a room when they have a cool pair of bunk beds to crawl into:) Great article..."
What to Consider With an Extra-Long Kitchen Island
More prep, seating and storage space? Check. But you’ll need to factor in traffic flow, seams and more when designing a long island
"enough room for prep. I see no drawbacks to something like that Extra long kitchen... islands and extra counter-top space feels like a waste. The added lift and slide units... family room. the sink is not quite in the center, closer to the perpendicular counter... isn't room without losing cabinets I need. And the empty space created would be... is no room for barstools or any seating...not really something I regret because I..."
Downsizing Help: How to Get Rid of Your Extra Stuff
"dining room suite (not as a suite - separated it went fast) , a vacuum cleaner, an... have no room for. Establish a target date for when you are going to list your house... will have room for it. The outbound "stuff" probably has far less value than you think... put some extra money in your pocket. I wis more people would put a weekend away every... offload extra items. I will only sell items that have value over $20 and relatively..."
13 Extra-Cool Things to Do With a Backyard
Sure, you could just plop down on a blanket. Or you could create a dragon’s lair, a mosaic gallery, a party in a jungle ...
"guest rooms to soak up the solar heat for warm baths...design on the cheap but functional... outdoor room ramble. Instead of filling your entire backyard with grass, try layering... outdoor rooms, paved in natural stone and interspersed with trees and native plantings... garden room. Partial stone walls look as if they have been crumbling there for centuries... living room right on the lawn. Why stick with furniture only on the patio or deck..."
Give Your Coffee Table an Extra Shot of Style
Room of the Day: Reclaiming a Family Area From Kid Chaos
Stain-resistant fabrics and an extra-sturdy rug are just the beginning of the smart, stylish features in this newly refined space
"and an extra-sturdy rug are just the beginning of the smart, stylish features in this... family room along with the adjacent turquoise dining room let the parents reclaim... dining room and this family room, Duffy’s intent was to keep the look cohesive via... “This room has really changed this family’s lifestyle,” says interior designer Jules... “The room was a mix of old sofas and a mishmash of pieces from college,” she says..."