Top Tips For How To Make The Most Of Owning A Spare Room


If you are lucky enough to own a spare room, you should make the most of it. However, you may feel confused about what to use the room for, and whether it is worthwhile spending money on a room that may not be used all the time, this is why it is important to make sure your spare room is a room that you and your family will get used to.

Home Office

Home Office

A home office is a great idea to have if you are a professional person who is looking to work from home. However, it is important to ensure you have the correct furnishings is crucial; a luxury leather chair would bring comfort to you as you work. Furthermore, the right colored tones need to be implemented to create a relaxing, stress-free environment. Chesterfield suites offer both comfort and the opportunity to relax during some time out of work.

Colors such as cool shades of blues, greens, or pastel shades will help to create a motivating working environment, increasing productivity. To optimize space, the choice of storage is important to be able to maintain an organized room. Open shelves are ideal but bear in mind that your “stuff” will be on display, so baskets are a good alternative if you are prone to clutter. A storage ottoman would also be a good idea to implement as it can serve more than one purpose. If you previously stored bedding or other items in your spare room due to a lack of space in your home, you could store paperwork on one side of the ottoman and additional items in the other.

Guest Room

Guest Room

Whatever you decide the function of your spare room to be, it is always a good idea to incorporate seating. Chesterfield suites from the Chesterfield Sofa company would be a great addition to any room, especially one of their sofa beds, which makes the room multifunctional, increasing the uses of your spare room.

To make the most out of a guest room, it would be suggested that you should use only your spare room solely as a guest room if you have regular visitors staying over. Otherwise, a sofa bed is more practical as it can fold out to become a bed for your guests while serving another purpose to be able to utilize the room for more than one type of space, for example, a hobby room. To create a room which is a lovely space for guests to retreat to in the evening, light-toned colors would work well due to the relaxing nature of the cool shades. However, if you fancy being more daring, a guest room is the ideal room to experiment with by painting the walls a bold color or use a patterned wallpaper, especially if you intend for your spare room to be used for more than one purpose.

Home Gym

Home Gym

If you like to exercise regularly, you could transform your spare room into a home gym, saving you money on a gym membership. This would help to make your daily training easier while providing a comfortable space for you to work out in. Be sure to measure your spare room space to make sure there is enough room for your favorite exercise equipment as they tend to be bulky. The color scheme in an exercise room will affect your mood. If you want to be motivated, use orange colors, however, if you are more into yoga or Pilates, shades of blue help to relax your body, whether it’s the color of the walls or pictures and accents used in the room. Be sure to make the room encouraging. By using motivational quotes or your favorite piece of artwork will aid as a distraction to help you when you are exercising. The more functional and welcoming your exercise room is, the more you will use it!

Man Cave! (Or Dressing Room)

Man Cave

Depending on who is living in the house, why not turn your spare room into a fun room! If you are a male, you may long for owning a man cave in which you can spend hours relaxing and having fun with your friends and family. Or, if you are someone who would love to have extra space to get ready in, it would be a lovely idea to turn your spare room into a dressing room. Either way, the room will get lots of usage,s and therefore it will be worth spending money on developing this new room.

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Himanshu Shah
Himanshu Shah is the chief marketing officer at MyDecorative.Com, and he is also a young enthusiastic writer who is gumptious and talented. He has sound analytical and technical skills. He is a blogger, Digital Marketing Expert who likes to write on home decor.


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