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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.
    Bookmark   Thanked by lyrel    November 4, 2013 at 3:03PM
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Thanks for checking
    Bookmark   November 4, 2013 at 3:23PM
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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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1 Like    Bookmark   October 21, 2013 at 9:15AM
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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.
    Bookmark   May 8, 2012 at 7:41PM
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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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Marina Cunningham added this to Bedrooms
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Desk area
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The setup
Isabella CantĂș added this to Lily's Room
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the feeling
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love bed area
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Bed section area
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My room
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Arch way
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March 21, 2015
Hood over the bed
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March 20, 2015
the two part desk and the bed int he half circle
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March 19, 2015
It's very unique
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rounded window
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Paint color
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love it
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Bridgett's things
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March 13, 2015
where the Bed is
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March 12, 2015
That its very opened up for a teenage bedroom
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March 12, 2015
Desk for computer... Great idea!
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March 12, 2015
I just want it
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March 10, 2015
arch way, have one side just bed
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March 4, 2015
It's cute and is purple which is my favorite color
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March 3, 2015
My bedroom
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March 2, 2015
It is so cute how the bed area is split apart from the actual room!
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March 1, 2015
the room is setup nicely
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February 28, 2015
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Arc Emma's room
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February 12, 2015
roll top desk
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February 3, 2015
color of room
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February 1, 2015
I want
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January 29, 2015
The arch by the bed
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January 27, 2015
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January 25, 2015
Bed setup
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January 25, 2015
paint color arch sconces
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January 23, 2015
I like the color
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January 18, 2015
bills antique desk in attic
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January 17, 2015
Carmella-rose Lynn's room
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January 17, 2015
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The arch above the bed
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January 15, 2015
where the bed is
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January 14, 2015
Arche pour separation de la chbre de Maxim
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January 13, 2015
it has lots if open space
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January 10, 2015
inside view from dormer
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January 7, 2015
I like the looks because I'm a teen and I love looking at new teenage room styles.
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Seperation with the bed
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I like the walls
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January 4, 2015
The organization of the room is my kind of thing
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January 4, 2015
love were the bedroom is placed
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January 3, 2015
The color and the cutout the bed is in.
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January 2, 2015
How the bed sits under the thing
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Wall sconces
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December 29, 2014
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December 28, 2014
the color and the little separated off bed area
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December 25, 2014
window area
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December 22, 2014
the color and bed
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December 22, 2014
The room has a big enough space to have a work area
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wall color
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December 7, 2014
Like the desk area.
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December 6, 2014
The specific area for the bed
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November 30, 2014
The bed
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Like seat
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November 27, 2014
Love it
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November 27, 2014
Like this
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November 27, 2014
really innovativand simple
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November 24, 2014
Still obsessed with this colour
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November 23, 2014
eyebrow plus bed
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November 23, 2014
like the way the bed alcove is on 1 end of attic bedroom
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November 19, 2014
Blue room
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November 15, 2014
Could do something like this in master under skylight
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November 7, 2014
Thingy over bed.
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November 5, 2014
Bedroom idea/setup
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November 5, 2014
nice pic
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November 1, 2014
archway in front of dormer window
Lynn S added this to Architect
November 1, 2014
So cute......
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October 27, 2014
Is that a TV or a computer
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October 27, 2014
idk like it
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October 26, 2014
It is good for me
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October 26, 2014
Color of walls
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October 26, 2014
Amoi, I think it would be cool to have an arch in my bed room especially under the bed
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October 22, 2014
Interior arches
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flat to wall
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October 18, 2014
I love the way its set up
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October 14, 2014
Like the little "hideout" for the bed
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September 24, 2014
really pretty girl room
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September 21, 2014
This is so cute
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September 16, 2014
Small room for bed
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September 16, 2014
Color azul
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Bed nook
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Bed nook
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Arch, desk
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eyebrow alcove space
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Wall color
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August 17, 2014
A really good idea.
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August 17, 2014
Archway but not for bed, for office nook
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August 10, 2014
The archway
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August 3, 2014
I like the archway. It gives it shape and felling into the room
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July 26, 2014
Wall sconces
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July 25, 2014
The bed is supposed to be there (Peyton)
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July 25, 2014
The eyebrow dormer adds to this charming alcove for a child's room
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July 24, 2014
Good use of space
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July 23, 2014
Nice attic bedroom. I love the bed in the dormer.
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July 23, 2014
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July 21, 2014
Trim for edge of dormer
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July 21, 2014
Kids bedroom
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July 18, 2014
The frame of the wall it does not look to empty. It is in wood?
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July 18, 2014
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July 18, 2014
like area off of bedroom for desk areas
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July 9, 2014
I love that the bed is in almost a separate room
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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
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July 3, 2014
Blue walls
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June 25, 2014
bed in alcove
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June 14, 2014
cool blue color
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June 14, 2014
I love the desk, it is really antique looking, I also love the floor, the bed is also very nice.
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June 13, 2014
The bed area
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June 8, 2014
I love the bed area
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May 31, 2014
Arch - for office alcove
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May 24, 2014
attic, bed placement, colors
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Color of the wall
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Paint color
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Elena's bedroom
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recessed bed area
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the bed nook
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"Nook" for bed
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April 2, 2014
likes the chair!...ALOT!:)
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March 30, 2014
eyebrow window in bedroom
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Arch way to separate the bedroom
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creative wall inset for bunk beds/wall inset beds
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My room
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Bed set apart in alcove
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March 19, 2014
The beautiful paint colour
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March 16, 2014
The blue paint on the wall
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March 15, 2014
I like the way this room is set up because it is kinda like it is two rooms
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March 12, 2014
Like the roll top desk
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Searra's room
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recessed bed
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March 3, 2014
Like the arch
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February 25, 2014
Eyebrow Dormer, Alcove
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Rounded Dormer
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February 15, 2014
Very cozy
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February 10, 2014
the desk is cool
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February 9, 2014
Cool bed area
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February 8, 2014
It has a cumputer area
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wall color
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February 5, 2014
Love the arch, with bed in private space, is it possible to do 3 in one room
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February 2, 2014
the curved framing, the colors and design
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January 31, 2014
Maybe - "inset" bed (for west or east wall)
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Platform Bed Frame
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the nook
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Blue with crisp white
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Hallee likes:)
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