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Spare Room? 4 Practical Spare Room Ideas To Update Your Space

May 3, 2019 0
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Many of us are lucky to have a spare room. But are we using it to its full potential? Using the space as a dumping ground for boxes, books and unused gym equipment may make it a handy storage solution, when in reality the room could be used for so much more. Stuck for ideas? Or not sure it’s worth the hassle? Let us inspire you with 4 Practical Spare Room ideas to Update Your Space!

Guest room

The most common use for a spare room, a guest room is ideal if your regularly have friends and family staying over. You’ll want to make your guest room feel as inviting as another room in your home.

As a guest room tends to be one of the smaller rooms in the house, try to declutter and be savvy with storage to make the most of the space. A cleverly sized bed like the Hector double bed is ideal for smaller spaces, or you could choose a bed with storage, like the Amalfi, so you have extra space to store items such as bedding and coats when not in use.

Amalfi Peacock Velvet Double Bed with Storage
Amalfi Peacock Velvet Double Bed with Storage

Keep the scheme neutral and add homely touches such as chunky pillows, throws and nightlights to make your guest feel fully accommodated. Have a well thought out and considered guest room will also be beneficial when it comes to selling your home, as it show potential buyers how they can maximise and use the extra space.

Home Office

If you work from home, then a separate workstation is essential. It’ll allow you to separate work and home life and keep things in order. Home offices are also great for sorting some life admin or simply as a quiet place to read and relax.

Rey White Marble Arc Floor Lamp
Rey White Marble Arc Floor Lamp

A desk and chair will provide a space for you to sit at your computer or take notes. As we spend long periods of time sat at our desks, comfort is key. So opt for supportive chair and a practical sized desk: enough surface space to work at but one that won’t take up too much room.

Cavour Black Glass Desk
Cavour Black Glass Desk

Top Tip: Add boxes under your desk as a stylish storage solution. It’ll keep clutter to minimum while also making the most of your space.

Hobby Room

Are you into your fitness? How about arts and crafts? Or do you simply enjoy the company of a good book? Whatever your enjoy, see if you can utilise your spare room by making your own hobby area.  

A compact TV unit is ideal for creating a games or movie room. The compact size means there’s enough room for some storage without it being taking up too much of your space. Add an occasional chair and stackable size tble for maximum versatility and comfort.

Walk in Wardrobe

A walk in wardrobe may seem like a distant dream, designed only for mansions and Disney princesses. But in reality, it’s far easy to create than you may think. Using desks, sideboards and other clever storage solutions, you can quickly turn your room into the ultimate storage space.

Aria Glass and White Oak Sideboard

You could also use the space as your modern boudoir, adding a comfy chair, desk and mirror to help you get ready for the everyday and those big nights out.

Plaza Teal Velvet Stool
Penny Goldstone has used our Teal Velvet Plaza Stool to finish off her glam dressing area perfectly!

Spare Room Ideas

You can view all the items listed here and many, many more over on our website. Have we already helped you transform your spare room? We’d love to see! Post a picture on social with the #mydanetti for your chance to be featured on our page.

If you’re looking for more ideas on how to update your space, take a look at our Don’t Move- Improve! blog post.

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