We’re adding a 500-square-foot, master bedroom addition to great expand the living space of this home. In the first of our two-part series, we take you from planning and pouring the foundation to framing the addition and installing windows and doors.
Converting existing attic space into a bedroom is a popular home improvement project that can return over 93% of the money invested when you sell your house. When deciding whether to convert an attic into living space, there are a number of questions to consider, including access, ceiling height, and natural light.
Interior decorator Diane Berry of Unique Designs, Inc. discusses how to work with a client to design the perfect master bedroom suite. In addition to a bed with upholstered headboard; the room will include a reading area, desk for writing, and a built-in breakfast bar.
Capitalizing on a popular new trend, a morning breakfast bar was added to our master bedroom addition. Features on the breakfast bar cabinets include tilt-out sink tray, refrigerator door panel, and self-closing drawers. The end result is not only a mecca of late night convenience but also appealing to the eye.
The space under your bed doesn’t have to be just for hiding stuff you don’t want to put away. By adding casters to the underside of an old drawer you can recycle it to serve as under-bed storage. Watch this video to find out how.