Do you constantly have family popping over unannounced? Or simply have a spare room you need to make the most of? Make your space functional for both your professional and hosting needs! Your home office doesn’t need to be a single-use space. Turning it into a guest bedroom saves you money and maximizes your home’s functionality while providing a comfortable space to work and relax!
Choose A Bed That Best Uses The Space
Let your floor plan guide the way. The space available on hand can dictate your vision when deciding the elements that go into the room. Are you thinking of looking at a daybed? Or perhaps a Murphy bed? Consider the layout of your space and what best meets your needs – how many guests will you have, and how big a desk do you require? Remember that it is also supposed to be an office, and you shouldn’t find yourself compromising on your professional needs. It’s all about finding a happy medium!
Plan Your Layout Based On Usage
Keep critical points in mind when deciding how to arrange the room and ordering your pieces. For instance, are you going to have guests year-round? Or is this more the occasional sleepover while the space functions as an office 95% of the time? The money and time you put into this room can be significantly altered by asking yourself a few simple questions about how you will truly use the space.
It’s astounding how being open-minded can lead to a range of interesting interior possibilities, previously never imagined. We can ditch or rethink the traditional options for something a bit more modern and offbeat to meet all of your needs. Moveable workspaces allow your extra room to convert to whatever you need it to be, without committing to anything too permanent. Using desks attached to the wall or opting for a standing desk can give you more room to play around with the rest of the furniture and make use of your home in a way that allows it to be a constantly evolving space.
Utilize Storage Cleverly
Whether it’s office supplies or extra towels, ample storage space is always desirable. Consider multipurpose pieces. For instance, storage bins hide both office work and bed linens. Choosing clever items means giving your space a sense of uniformity. This will not only keep the space organized and neat but will keep it functional.
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