A plush velvet chaise lunge creates an inviting nook for the homeowner to relax and indulge in a good book. Yellow and white throw pillows and a coordinating throw rug enhance the cheery feel of the space.
It's hard to tell this shower is part of an attic space thanks to its seamless build into the the angles of the uppermost part of the house. A central shower head provides a wide-reaching stream of water, and a skylight welcomes natural light.
These homeowners were in need of a space for their two little girls to get creative, so designers Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak of HGTV's Good Bones transformed an unused attic space into the perfect playroom. An accent wall in the back of the space provides a focal point, while keeping the room fun and bright, while shelves give the girls a place to store their toys and display their artwork. A white rug adds comfort to the space, creating a great spot for the girls to play and draw together.
Licensed contractor Chip Wade reveals the newly transformed attic space to the Perez family. With every family member being active and involved in sports, the family felt like they were missing out on spending time together. To fix this problem, Chip Wade turned the unfinished attic space into a home gym that fits every family member's needs. The gym includes recessed treadmills, a punching bag, rock climbing wall, oversized fan, juice bar and a moveable platform, as seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room.
Attic spaces can give you an opportunity to uniquely arrange rooms and to try out paint colors that may not work in other parts of the house. The orange walls and ceiling in this attic cause the space to appear larger than it really is.
Your attic space is one of the hottest areas in your home, and your roof takes the brunt of the sun’s rays. Add those two factors together and suddenly it’s clear why a solar-powered attic fan makes sense for a lot of homeowners. Attic heat barriers and insulation are critical parts of energy efficient homes, but solar attic fans can further lower temperatures in your attic space, taking a load off your AC … and as a result, your pocketbook.
The Olson residence in Sandy Springs, Georgia after the addition of a master bedroom retreat by licensed contractor Chip Wade. As part of the renovation, Chip Wade added a open air bathroom that can be viewed from all areas of the suite. By finishing the incomplete attic space, Chip Wade was able to design a spacious retreat for the homeowners to escape to when the house is feeling too crowded, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room.
White makes every room look bigger – especially this lofted attic space with a soaring ceiling – because it allows light to reflect. A wooden daybed nestles up to a row of windows, and the coastal color palette and woven carpeting keep the look feeling fresh and effortless.
The angles of this attic space lend a modern feel to this bedroom. Simplicity in color and lack of patterns provide a clean, sophisticated aesthetic, complete with a queen-sized platform bed, matching table lamps and a dressing chair.
What was once a dark and cramped living room is now bright and airy after designer Kelly Mittleman bumped the ceiling up, taking advantage of empty attic space above. Bare windows on both sides of the room fill the space with daylight.