5. Separate a room by function. In this setting, the deep brown sofa is used to divide this playroom into a TV area and a game area. This allows several activities to take place at the same time without kids tripping over each other.
Convert a bonus room into game room for the entire family. Take advantage of the low walls by creating built-in drawers so art supplies and board games can be neatly put away. Make sure you have the space for your ping-pong table which could measure 9' x 5'. You can get tables that fold up to get out of your way.
Cover up the floors. These days it seems rare that homeowners want to forgo hardwood floors, but attics may be the exception. “This is one area I prefer carpet,” says O’Donovan. “It keeps the noise down in whatever rooms are beneath the attic and makes it easy to throw big floor pillows around for additional seating.”