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Attic Conversion to Bedroom

This whole-house renovation was featured on the 2008 Austin NARI Tour of Remodeled Homes. The attic space was converted into a bedroom with closet space and bath, cooled by a minisplit system. An eyebrow window was cut into the roofline to allow more daylight into the space, as well as adding a nice visual element to the facade.

Photography by Greg Hursley, 2008
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November 2, 2013
lyrel wrote:
What is the wall paint colour?
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We were unable to find this color in our records.
0 Likes   Thanked by lyrel    November 4, 2013 at 3:03PM
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Thanks for checking
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October 19, 2013
carolyne11 wrote:
Is it possible to see a photo of the outside of the house?
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Indeed!
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Precious and adorable! I am considering adding an eyebrow over an entry porch that I want to put on a house built sometime before 1887 in St. Andrews Florida. I will probably add an eyebrow dormer later. I am in the process of buying the house, and I saw your wonderful photo! Thanks for sharing!
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May 8, 2012
heatherkelley wrote:
What color is this paint?
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Valspar's Utterly Blue is a similar color.
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We can't find a specific color in the specs. Paint is funny like that; it's often decided 'in the field' or over internal correspondence that is quite difficult to track down years later. In other words, it's almost always specified as TBD in the finish schedule.
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Bud Dietrich, AIA added this to Off the Beaten Path: Delightful Alcove Spaces
A place for the bed is carved out of the leftover space under roof, while the eyebrow dormer adds joyous light to this bedroom. In a child's room, placing the bed in the alcove frees up the main area for play.
Vanessa Brunner added this to Unearth Your Attic
AFTER: The main design goal was to add the teenager's bedroom to the upstairs without changing the home's cottage style. Davis and his team extended the sloped roof up higher, then used a curved "eyebrow" dormer to keep the addition within the frame of the house.

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mikailaghgiffs added this to mikailaghgiffs's Ideas
22 hours ago
Still obsessed with this colour
Karen Bridge added this to attic
on Sunday
eyebrow plus bed
c21marshall added this to built in attic bedroom
on Sunday
like the way the bed alcove is on 1 end of attic bedroom
candicezinn added this to barnhouse
last Saturday
Bed
johannbenjamin added this to johannbenjamin's ideas
last Wednesday
Blue room
amitya added this to amitya's ideas
November 15, 2014
Could do something like this in master under skylight
chachie81 added this to Autumn's
November 7, 2014
Thingy over bed.
katiepilcher27 added this to katiepilcher27's Ideas
November 5, 2014
Bedroom idea/setup
tuituiituiii added this to tuituiituiii's ideas
November 5, 2014
nice pic
tamuray added this to Attics
November 1, 2014
archway in front of dormer window
Lynn S added this to Architect
November 1, 2014
So cute......
brooklynnmalicke added this to brooklynnmalicke's Ideas
October 27, 2014
Is that a TV or a computer
butterflykisses150 added this to butterflykisses150's ideas
October 27, 2014
idk like it
Jada Amankwah added this to Jada Amankwah's Ideas
October 26, 2014
It is good for me
Shelbie Edgington added this to teen bedroom
October 26, 2014
Color of walls
kottley added this to kottley's Favorites
October 26, 2014
Amoi, I think it would be cool to have an arch in my bed room especially under the bed
sjurdana added this to chloes room
October 24, 2014
Paint
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October 22, 2014
Interior arches
busymomcindy added this to Above Bed Sconces
October 21, 2014
flat to wall
the_design_queen added this to Wants
October 18, 2014
I love the way its set up
littl3_wallfl0w3r added this to littl3_wallfl0w3r's Ideas
October 14, 2014
Like the little "hideout" for the bed
Brooke Chambers added this to brooke_chambers3203284's ideas
October 10, 2014
gabbi
amberlauber added this to amberlauber's ideas
September 24, 2014
really pretty girl room
dani2201 added this to dani2201's Ideas
September 21, 2014
This is so cute
cassireese added this to kids
September 16, 2014
Small room for bed
moniqdavalos added this to dormitorios
September 16, 2014
Color azul
h3ensypb added this to frannie
September 14, 2014
Bed nook
Marina Cunningham added this to marina_cunningham's ideas
September 13, 2014
Nook
mjwnixa added this to mjwnixa's Ideas
September 2, 2014
Bed nook
taybabie7 added this to taybabie7's ideas
August 28, 2014
Arch, desk
Katherine Aceves added this to Katherine Aceves's Ideas
August 24, 2014
Everythinggg
csteuner added this to csteuner's Ideas
August 23, 2014
Arch
Karen Beam Architect LLC added this to karenbeam's ideas
August 21, 2014
eyebrow alcove space
looker4roomideas added this to looker4roomideas's Ideas
August 18, 2014
Wall color
katharine1104 added this to katharine1104's Ideas
August 17, 2014
A really good idea.
Laura Bell added this to Erika's Bedroom
August 17, 2014
Color!!!
lexiwheat added this to lexiwheat's Ideas
August 15, 2014
cool
badge9 added this to badge9's Ideas
August 10, 2014
The archway
Rhiannon Reid added this to rhiannon_reid's Ideas
August 5, 2014
kitkatfunky added this to kitkatfunky's Ideas
August 3, 2014
I like the archway. It gives it shape and felling into the room
klouderback added this to Attic office/bedroom
July 26, 2014
Wall sconces
Patrick Molinari added this to kids rooms
July 25, 2014
The bed is supposed to be there (Peyton)
DigiConSoo added this to Eyebrow Dormers
July 25, 2014
The eyebrow dormer adds to this charming alcove for a child's room
Ann Martin added this to ann_martin7010171's Ideas
July 24, 2014
Good use of space
pdkruse added this to pdkruse's Ideas
July 23, 2014
Nice attic bedroom. I love the bed in the dormer.
jbbunge added this to jbbunge's ideas
July 23, 2014
desk
blanch8349 added this to upstairs
July 21, 2014
Trim for edge of dormer
hreis6 added this to hreis6's Ideas
July 21, 2014
Kids bedroom
tita2014 added this to Indio Aponte's Ideas
July 18, 2014
The frame of the wall it does not look to empty. It is in wood?
jjengeo added this to jjengeo's Ideas
July 18, 2014
Arg
lmeasamer added this to lmeasamer's ideas
July 18, 2014
like area off of bedroom for desk areas
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July 12, 2014
Ij
katiekates2001 added this to katies room
July 9, 2014
I love that the bed is in almost a separate room
lilliandreams added this to lilliandreams
July 6, 2014
Bedroom nook
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July 6, 2014
Using a Wall to create a sleeping place without necessarily dividing the room
Linda Carrick added this to linda_carrick's Ideas
July 3, 2014
Blue walls
cozydream added this to jenna's room ideas
June 25, 2014
bed in alcove
Becky McColl added this to becky_mccoll's ideas
June 14, 2014
cool blue color
jasonharvey added this to Bella Harvey's Idea book
June 14, 2014
I love the desk, it is really antique looking, I also love the floor, the bed is also very nice.
yalelover15 added this to yalelover15's Ideas
June 13, 2014
The bed area
Havana I added this to bedrooms
June 8, 2014
I love the bed area
editormaryc added this to Editormaryc ideas
May 31, 2014
Arch - for office alcove
Gillian Rondinone added this to -Lorenzo
May 28, 2014
it used to be an attic
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May 24, 2014
attic, bed placement, colors
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May 17, 2014
Colors
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May 11, 2014
Color of the wall
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May 10, 2014
Paint color
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May 7, 2014
Elena's bedroom
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May 6, 2014
Bed
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May 4, 2014
bed
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April 24, 2014
recessed bed area
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April 19, 2014
trim
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April 16, 2014
the bed nook
harleyltd added this to Jessica
April 15, 2014
LOVE IT
mkmorris11 added this to mkmorris11's Ideas
April 10, 2014
Desk
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April 6, 2014
"Nook" for bed
Phil Kumin added this to Hazel's Room
April 2, 2014
likes the chair!...ALOT!:)
kathyroberts8 added this to kathyroberts8's Ideas
March 30, 2014
eyebrow window in bedroom
rbalkom added this to rbalkom's Ideas
March 25, 2014
Arch way to separate the bedroom
barlowlawfirm added this to children's beds
March 24, 2014
creative wall inset for bunk beds/wall inset beds
mmuthoni2002 added this to mmuthoni2002's Ideas
March 24, 2014
My room
snuu added this to Attic room
March 20, 2014
Bed set apart in alcove
bubblepop452 added this to bubblepop452's ideas
March 19, 2014
The beautiful paint colour
clairerice4 added this to clairerice4's Ideas
March 16, 2014
The blue paint on the wall
hmullally added this to hmullally's ideas
March 15, 2014
I like the way this room is set up because it is kinda like it is two rooms
maggiepfitz added this to Kid's bedrooms
March 12, 2014
Like the roll top desk
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March 12, 2014
Computer
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March 11, 2014
lo
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March 8, 2014
Searra's room
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March 7, 2014
recessed bed
mojo2285 added this to mojo2285's Ideas
March 3, 2014
Like the arch
DigiConSoo added this to Curved Framing Ideas
February 25, 2014
Eyebrow Dormer, Alcove
chopdog added this to Attic
February 23, 2014
Rounded Dormer
Ke'mae Stradford added this to webuser_9009032's ideas
February 15, 2014
Very cozy
987784hello_act added this to 987784hello_act's ideas
February 10, 2014
the desk is cool
Christine Paoli added this to shelves
February 9, 2014
Cool bed area
saahith added this to saahith's Ideas
February 8, 2014
It has a cumputer area
lposchel added this to lposchel's ideas
February 7, 2014
wall color
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February 6, 2014
verb
nitagrubi added this to nitagrubi's Ideas
February 6, 2014
Muri
tannetteknox added this to tannetteknox's Ideas
February 5, 2014
Love the arch, with bed in private space, is it possible to do 3 in one room
mcbaumgardner added this to mcbaumgardner's ideas
February 2, 2014
the curved framing, the colors and design
pampossehl added this to pampossehl's ideas
February 1, 2014
Desk
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January 31, 2014
Maybe - "inset" bed (for west or east wall)
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January 27, 2014
Hidden
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January 26, 2014
Color
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January 25, 2014
Alcove
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January 24, 2014
maddison
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January 22, 2014
Alcove
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January 20, 2014
Escritorio xime
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January 13, 2014
Platform Bed Frame
albme added this to Grace's Bedroom
January 13, 2014
archway
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January 11, 2014
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January 9, 2014
The bed
nialler1993 added this to nialler1993's Ideas
January 5, 2014
Everything
littleb21009 added this to littleb21009's ideas
January 4, 2014
the nook
Ann Carothers added this to Bedroom Ideas
January 4, 2014
Alcove
kathewlett added this to Katy room
January 2, 2014
Blue with crisp white
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December 26, 2013
Hallee likes:)
makylah_design101 added this to makylah_design101's Ideas
December 26, 2013
Cool
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December 25, 2013
Desk
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December 22, 2013
Cubby
janellegarman added this to dormer windows
December 16, 2013
Use of space....idea for using large closet in Heidi's room
Mike Pavelek added this to mike_pavelek's Ideas
December 14, 2013
The arch
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December 14, 2013
Paint color
Sheena Harris added this to sheena_harris2691492's Ideas
December 10, 2013
Maya
stacyjomary added this to Sophie's bedroom
December 9, 2013
love the arch - would like to add it to the attached room for Soph's room
sandycedar added this to wildwood
December 8, 2013
Love it
newhouse65 added this to newhouse65's ideas
December 7, 2013
bed space for mom's room
syrure added this to syrure's Ideas
November 30, 2013
Computer and desk
mandeeka added this to boys bedrooms
November 16, 2013
connors room. windows
Lexy-Alexia added this to Attic
November 15, 2013
Love this look. Where can we add an eyebrow window???
msmead added this to msmead's Ideas
November 14, 2013
Color
trackertom64 added this to trackertom64's ideas
November 9, 2013
Love the bed alcove.
hollypops added this to hollypops's Ideas
November 9, 2013
I like this photo because the bed has a little arch and window above it
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November 5, 2013
another look/ attic space
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November 1, 2013
Bedroom
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October 30, 2013
wall color
Carolyn Saenz added this to kids
October 30, 2013
bedding nook?
beard1203 added this to Bedroom Ideas
October 29, 2013
wall around bed
tiki37 added this to tiki37's ideas
October 27, 2013
The setup, the window
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October 16, 2013
I Love the how it curves in
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October 15, 2013
alcove and window above bed
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October 14, 2013
room color for yza
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October 12, 2013
Gracie
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October 4, 2013
grace i like the color of the room
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October 3, 2013
BES under weird shaped roof w/ window
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October 2, 2013
the windows!
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Color
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Love
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wall color
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September 9, 2013
ห้องสีฟ้า
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September 3, 2013
girl color
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September 2, 2013
I like the layout and the room
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August 31, 2013
The bed in a different room sort of
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August 31, 2013
Color
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August 28, 2013
the desk
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R room
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August 23, 2013
Archway :)
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August 22, 2013
the purple
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August 22, 2013
great use of space
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August 22, 2013
Circular dormer
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bed
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Dormer
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Χρώματα
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color idea
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Paint
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bed space
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August 4, 2013
Great blue paint!
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August 4, 2013
color
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July 31, 2013
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July 31, 2013
love this bed! In a cool alcove
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July 29, 2013
cute
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July 29, 2013
could the inside of abby's closet be pushed back?
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Color
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Wall color
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Archway
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2 of 2
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arched way
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Color
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July 8, 2013
I have that chair
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Desk
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delany
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June 30, 2013
Good colors Pretty, lots of light
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June 30, 2013
Arche
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June 27, 2013
beautiful arch over the bed alcove
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June 25, 2013
niña
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Septet room for the bed
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Güzel
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June 20, 2013
color of pain
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June 16, 2013
Abigail
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June 16, 2013
Add windwo to the bed in the lower closet insert
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June 14, 2013
Ha that desk is the same as ours!
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