Are you starting to feel a little cramped inside of your home? Do you think it’s time that you increased the floor space you have available? There are a number of things you can do to accomplish this, including finishing off your basement or construction a home addition. But, there’s another space that you should consider for increasing your available floor space, and that’s your attic.
While you may only think of your attic as a space where you store boxes and belongings you no longer have any use for, with a little bit of elbow grease an attic can be turned into a truly functional and attractive living space. To show you what we’re talking about, we’ve collected 26 examples of absolutely amazing finished attics. Some of them have been converted into play spaces for children, others into master bedrooms, and even some into game rooms and entertainment centers.
When you see what the possibilities are, we think you’ll be truly inspired. So why not take a look at these amazing finished attics and put some consideration into whether or not you can do something similar within your home? The odds are that you can and that you’ll be impressed with the result.
1. Fun and Games
This homeowner has decided to finish the attic in order to create a fun pool room with poker table.
If you need to add another bedroom to your home, the attic can be an excellent place to create a cozy one.
3. White Rustic
Light can be a problem in a finished attic space, which is why going for a white and rustic color scheme like this could be a brightness solution.
4. Home Theater
Your attic could also be converted into the perfect space for veggin’ out and watching television.
5. Kid’s Bedroom
There’s no child that’s ever been born who wouldn’t love to have his or her bedroom in the attic.
Given that you won’t be able to use all of your attic’s floor space, adding built-ins like those you see at left is a good design choice.
7. Arts and Crafts
If you’ve always wanted a space for doing arts and crafts in your home, why not make the attic that space?
8. Larger Space
If you’re fortunate enough to have an enormous attic, you can consider adding two floors of living space.
Light hardwood floors like the ones you see here can beautifully capture natural light coming through skylights.
10. So Much To Do
Check out this amazing finished attic design, which doubles as both a home office and attractive bedroom.
11. Maximizing Space
In this smaller attic space, the design features a bedroom nook that’s charmingly lit by a window.
If you’ve been dreaming of the ultimate master bedroom, consider whether or not there’s enough space in your attic for it!
In order to bring out the brilliant antiqued white of the chimney, this finished attic design uses dark hardwood floors.
Is one of your bedrooms on the smaller side? Then why not expand it with a loft like you see here?
15. Play Room
Sick of tripping over all of your kid’s toys? An attic playroom could fix that problem quite easily!
The dark wood beams in this finished attic really call attention to the architectural interest of the space.
Fans of rustic styles will appreciate the look of this finished attic bedroom that features an exposed brick wall and wood beams.
18. Exposed Bathroom
For this finished attic that’s been converted into a master bedroom, the ensuite bathroom has been left exposed.
19. Beautiful Bathroom
Of course, you can build your bathroom in a separate room if you want. Check out how beautiful this one is!
This beautiful finished attic bedroom features a Craftsman style that’s simply infectious.
21. Low Storage
In order to maximize the efficiency of this finished attic space, low-profile storage units have been used.
This beautiful finished attic design features an exposed wood ceiling that really adds charm to the space.
Even a small change to your attic can work wonders. Check out how this one’s been turned into a totally unique office space.
This finished attic with wood abounding makes an interesting design choice by incorporating a white chandelier that complements the floors.
You can go all out with your finished attic design! Check out this colorful example, which is a guest bedroom.
26. Think About It
Your attic space can be used for so many purposes! So, give it some thought, and strongly consider finishing the space off!