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attic design ideas

Use these attic design ideas to inspire your next remodel. Image:

Is your attic currently only being used for storage? If so, you’re not alone. Too many of us are guilty of taking older or rarely used items and burying them up in the attic, never to be thought of again. Unfortunately, though, while this organizational method may be common, it’s causing us to miss out on a great opportunity to create something special.

In fact, your attic may have more potential than any unused space in your home. When remodeled correctly, it can be transformed into anything you can dream up, from a much-needed home office to a full-on studio space that’s perfect for hosting longer-term guests.

Looking for a little inspiration? Check out the innovative attic design ideas below.

Build a sleek and functional home office

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throw rug

Ground your desk space with a throw rug. Image:

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Don’t be afraid to make your attic office multi-functional. Image:

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multiple office

Think about creating an office for multiple people. Image:

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architectural details

Take advantage of architectural details, such as window seats. Image:

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Create an office with an industrial vibe. Image:

Create a laid-back playroom or teen hangout space

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Let your child express their personality through the décor. Image:

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study space

How about a fun teen space, complete with study area? Image:

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Provide plenty of seating. Image:

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bold color

Consider a bold color scheme for your playroom. Image:

Give the kids (or grandkids) a bedroom of their own

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Textiles make an attic bedroom feel cozier. Image:

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combined bedroom playroom

You may want to build a combined bedroom and playroom, all in one. Image:

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In a guest room, put function first. Image:

Go big with a studio or in-law suite

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If you have the space, give the studio a kitchenette. Image:

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seating area

A separate seating area gives your space extra functionality. Image:

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sky lights

Adding skylights makes your studio feel light and bright. Image:

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color scheme

A consistent color scheme keeps the space feeling cohesive. Image:

What do you think of these attic design ideas? Could you see yourself incorporating one into the layout of your home? Share your inspiration with us in the comments below.