Struggling for space in your home? Then it might be time to look upwards and transform your loft.
If you’re lucky enough to have a loft space that is as yet untouched, then it’s time to make better use of it. Converting your loft not only provides much needed extra space and can give you an extra room in your home, but when done well it can provide financial rewards should you ever want to sell your property in the future.
With careful planning and a little help from us – you’ll start to realise the potential in your loft. Take a look at some of our ideas on how to tackle those tricky design stumbling blocks and transform that space with creative storage solutions.
Work with walls
Make the most of the wall space where you can. You can make use of the eaves in your loft for low level shelves – low level bookcases or cupboards will also work with the rest of this space. Then to really make the most of your high walls you can place floor to ceiling bookshelves – this will really help you reach your full storage potential.
Although slanted ceiling can leave you scratching your head as you try to come up with design that makes the most of your space – once you do have an idea, slanted ceilings can be charming.
Slanted ceiling will often create a snug reading a relaxing nook – which never fails to impress. Whether it’s a window nook or a corner in the room – use this space – make it cosy with cushions and warm interiors that will make you want to relax and surround yourself in.
Sloped ceiling storage
Stuck in a rut with low angled space? You may be surprised but sloped ceilings have a ton of character and have the ability to make cosy rooms like a bedroom fell a lot more intimate.
Don’t be baffled on how to decorate your room with these walls, just be sure to make the most of every inch of space. Compensate for the lack of wall storage by filling the room with smart bookshelves – ones that fit in awkward spaces. Using these fitted pieces will cut down on the steep angle of the slanted walls and make the room far more appealing.
We hope we’ve given you some useful ideas on how to beat those tricky angles with elegance. Just remember that a sloped ceiling can be made into a positive feature with the right furniture and arrangement.
This gust post was written by storage solution specialists, Shelfstore. Find out more at shelfstore.co.uk