How Could You Transform Your Additional Living Spaces?

Many modern home designs offer more than one living space with many individuals opting to use the space in a way that reflects their lifestyle. There so many ways to repurpose additional living space that transcend the traditional functions of the living room.
Check out the list below to figure out a way to make your additional living spaces work for you!

Meditation Room
Are you or your partner active yogis? A common problem for yogis is finding a good space around the house with zero distractions to focus on meditation. You can create a calm environment to aid focus by using your additional living space to create a meditation room. Try to create this space in a quiet area of the home with plenty of natural lighting. Add some indoor plants to up the ambience of the room.

Studio
Whether you enjoy creating art pieces or making music, transforming an additional living space into a studio will give you a designated space to work on what inspires you. If you opt for an art studio, you’ll have a space to get as messy as you like, and disconnect from the distractions of the world. For a music studio, you can incorporate soundproofing into the design to keep the noise contained and the neighbours content.


Reading Room
If you’re a serious bookworm, you’ve probably dreamed of creating your own library. You can use your additional living space to do just this! Incorporate built-in shelving into the design of the room to show off your book collection, add some decorative ornaments to really up the aesthetic of the room. You’ll want to create a comfortable space so you can relax as you devour a good book. Throw in a comfy sofa and accessorise with cushions and throws to create a retreat!

Study
If you’re a freelancer, work from home often, or even take work back home most days, a study is a perfect way to make use of extra living space. Whether it’s for your own work or a space where the kids can go to do their homework, home office spaces can be useful for everyone. Create a distraction-free environment with everything you’ll need to get your head down, making sure there are plenty of charger ports, desk space and a lot of natural light.

Bar
If you’re an entertainer, what could be better than having a designated space for gatherings in your own home? Create a space with plenty of seating, the right lighting and a good speaker system. Throw in a couple of your mates and you’ve got your new favourite hangout without leaving the house.

Thinking of building a home that reflects your lifestyle and getting creative with living spaces? Book a call with a member of our team today or call 1800 184 284 for expert advice on the right home design for your free of charge.

 

Aly Houssien

Egyptian-born Aussie with a passion for sports, over 5 years of copywriting experience in several industries, Aly specialises in renovation and home improvement.

About

iBuildNew is the market leading aggregator dedicated to residential home construction and land development. As an independent platform, iBuildNew helps Australians identify and compare new home designs, house and land packages and land estates. It’s the smart way home buyers, who are considering a new build, can find the ideal options to match their individual needs. Home building is a big decision, we make sure you get it right.

You may also like

Aug 27, 2019

How To Determine Your Interior Design Style

The first step to creating a truly cozy and inviting environment is to recognise what y...
Read More
Aug 30, 2019

Things That Make Your House a Home Without Spending ...

It would be great if we loved our new houses like a home, but that can often take a lot...
Read More
Jul 30, 2019

Big Storage Ideas For Small Spaces

As we accumulate more and more belongings, it is easy to run out of storage space in th...
Read More
Sep 20, 2019

How To Use Texture To Zone Your Open-Plan Home

While an open-plan home is all the rage right now, making use of zoning is important to...
Read More
Jul 29, 2019

Our Top 5 Display Homes in South Australia

Are you planning on building your new home in South Australia? With so many builders an...
Read More
Sep 10, 2019

Questions To Consider Before Committing To An Open F...

Since the 1990s, an open floor plan has been regarded as the pinnacle of modern, sleek ...
Read More
Aug 21, 2019

Which Kitchen Layout Best Suits Your Home?

The kitchen is an essential part of the house and is more than just a cooking space or ...
Read More
Aug 01, 2019

Small Bathroom Design Ideas: Choose The Right Paint

If you are looking to renovate your bathroom and don’t want to splish splash all your c...
Read More
Sep 12, 2019

How To Create The Perfect Bathroom Design For Your F...

A family bathroom is probably the busiest room in every home and has to fulfil many req...
Read More
Aug 22, 2019

Home Ideas: The Art Of Creating A Happy Home

No matter how big or small, how lavish or simple your home may be, it is your own perso...
Read More
Sep 03, 2019

Handy Tips To Make Spring Cleaning A Breeze

The brighter days and warm sunshine during Spring can actually help provide us with the...
Read More
Sep 17, 2019

How To Maximise On Indoor-Outdoor Living

Whether you are entertaining guests or you want to create the illusion and have more op...
Read More
Jul 31, 2019

Our Top 5 Display Homes in Western Australia

Are you planning on building your new home in Western Australia? With so many builders ...
Read More
Sep 20, 2019

What is ‘Hygge Living’ and Why is it Important for Y...

Confused by hygge living? You’re not alone. Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) is a Danish word...
Read More
Aug 21, 2019

5 Easy Home Updates You Can Complete This Weekend

With spring just around the corner, there’s no better time to give your home a seasonal...
Read More
Sep 12, 2019

Sell Your Home Faster by Kicking Up the Kerb Appeal

First impressions do matter - especially in real estate! Poorly maintained or unattract...
Read More
Sep 17, 2019

How To Create Your New Home Design Brief

Planning a new house or renovating is a very big and exciting project that needs thorou...
Read More
Aug 28, 2019

Welcome Spring With These Outdoor Area Ideas

Springtime is a great opportunity to get some spring cleaning done and prepare for outd...
Read More
Aug 06, 2019

Home Decorating 101: White Interior Design

An all-white colour scheme is a classic look and a popular choice when it comes to maki...
Read More

Get more from

Browse New Home Designs