The loft is that space in the house, which is situated at the top of the stairs adjoining the hallway. People often confuse it with the loft that are usually found in many apartments and comes with a wide-open space, which then is used for different purposes. However, when we speak of a loft that comes built-in in some houses, are usually very small and tiny. And this is where most of the people struggle with while decorating the space. Unlike other rooms, loft space doesn’t contain any door or four walls. It is an area which often remains neglected or is used to store things because some people find it really hard to create a functional space out of it. And believe us, it’s not actually that hard, all you need is some inspiration and ideas to struck your mind and you can put any space to its best use.
The loft comes with a decent amount of space, which gives you an opportunity to make the most out of it. You can easily create it into a functional space and make it another spot to hang around in your house. Utilizing the loft space the right way will definitely make a big difference to you as well as your house. And the first step to decorating the space is to decide how you to want to make it function. There are so many things you can do to your loft, and that’s why we are here to help you out.
To give you some inspiration and ideas, we have listed some genius ways that will transform your awkward loft space into a functional one very efficiently. Keep on reading to know about them.
Most of the loft areas come with a good amount of natural lighting. That natural lighting can be put best to use by creating a library in that space. It is a great way of making that space to use. You will have your own home library, and we cannot ask for anything better, because anyone in your house can use it. Be it, kids, or adults, everybody will find it really convenient to have a separate reading space. The best thing about creating a library is it is very easy to create. Purchase some nice bookcases from the store and fill them with all the books. You will see how amazingly the loft space is coming together and how often you and your other family members have started visiting the loft area.
Another great way of putting that space to use is by creating a cozy sitting area in there. If you and your family members aren’t a big fan of reading, this idea will work for you. Besides the main sitting area in the living room, you will have an additional cozy sitting to hang around with your friends and family. Place some cozy and relaxing chairs in the area; then you can decide how you want to make it function. For instance, you can make it a relaxing lounging area where you can enjoy a drink with your friends and family. Or you can choose to give it a very homey and relaxed feeling by placing a cozy sofa in there. Add some plants and muted lighting to create a nice cozy effect.
All the people who have kids in their home can easily relate to this problem, and that is seeing the kid’s toys being scattered in every possible corner of the house. It not only makes your house very cluttered and disorganized but also gives you a big headache when it comes to cleaning up all that mess. This is what brings us to the point. In most of the cases, a loft is usually situated far away from the main rooms of the house such as the living area and the kitchen. And putting that space to use by creating it into a kid’s playroom is an excellent choice. This is a great way of keeping your kids busy while you complete the chores and run some errands. You can fill the space with all their toys while adding some other elements to the space to make it look a little cute as well as presentable.
Create a quiet space for yourself by transforming the loft area into a home office. It will allow you to do your office work in a nice and quiet environment without any distractions. Place a desk and a comfy chair in the area, and you will have your home office ready. You can also add little elements to it, such as plants, lamps, and many other items.
We all loving having some space where we can enjoy ourselves and what’s better than a gaming room, right? It is a great way of utilizing the loft space. And what’s the best thing is, this idea is the most diverse one amongst all. It can be created depending on the way you like your gaming room to be. For instance, you can either choose to fill the room with your favorite tabletop games or you can choose to create a bar-type gaming room with a pool table.