Did you just sign a lease on a gorgeous and quiet two-bedroom three-bath apartment with a spare bedroom that you can transform into anything you would like? Liberty Properties has plenty of ideas for you to transform your spare room into the ultimate personalized room for any hobby. From a home office to a full-room walk-in closet, we have the perfect ideas to make this a room that you will never want to leave.
1. At-Home Workout Room
If you are looking to get toned while at home, modifying an extra room in your home into your personal workout room is a great start. Be sure to lay down some exercise mats to protect your rented floors and provide you with a softer foundation for floor work. Next, begin choosing your favorite workout essentials, whether that be weights to lift, cardio machines, or installing a TV to follow dance workout videos. With an extra room turned into a personal workout room, you can say goodbye to gym fees.
2. Home Office
Students and recent graduates who are serious about hitting the books and getting their work done can find comfort in having a special place in their homes dedicated to their work. Revamp your spare room into a home office or study corner. Set up a desk or workstation that suits your needs and has enough surface area for your work essentials. Invest in a comfortable chair and some proper lighting to support productivity. Be sure to organize your office supplies and incorporate storage solutions like shelves or filing cabinets to keep your workspace tidy and efficient. Do not forget to make it your own. If you are a coffee drinker, add a coffee maker to the room for those long nights during final exams week, or add some inspirational quotes on the walls to motivate you.
3. Gaming Room
With a spare room in your home, convert it into a personal gaming room. As you create the ultimate gaming hub, focus on the key components you may need. These include a comfortable gaming chair, a large and high-resolution display or monitor, and a powerful gaming console or PC. Enhance your audio with high-quality speakers or headphones. You can even install ambient or color-changing lighting that is dimmable to reduce the glare on your screens and also create an aesthetically pleasing environment. Don't forget to personalize the space with decorations or posters of your favorite games and characters to truly make the room your own.
4. Full-Room Walk-In Closet
If you feel like you never have enough space for your clothes, why not turn your spare room into a full-room walk-in closet? This allows for organized storage space for your wardrobe. Not to mention, getting dressed each day will feel like a luxurious experience. You should begin by installing adjustable shelves, dressers, cubbies, and free-standing clothes racks, to maximize your storage capacity for all clothing items and accessories you may have. Consider adding full-length mirrors to the room for outfit checks. Finally, add personal touches, like a vanity table, or decor, to make the walk-in closet feel inviting.
5. Vinyl Listening Room
For music lovers, the opportunity to create the ultimate room for listening parties centered around your vinyl records is a dream come true. In your spare room, focus on crafting a space that not only enhances the audio experience but also immerses you and your friends. Select comfortable seating arrangements such as plush sofas, bean bags, and cushions, allowing everyone to relax and fully enjoy the music. To continue to develop your atmosphere, add some mood lighting options that allow you to set the tone for each listening session. Additionally, hang up posters from your favorite bands. Do not forget to showcase your collection of band merchandise, including t-shirts, festival lineups, or even ticket stubs from memorable concerts you've attended.
6. Home Theater
Turning your spare room into the ultimate home theater is an exciting project that can provide you with a cinematic experience in the comfort of your own home. Consider installing blackout curtains to control natural light and create an immersive atmosphere. Next, focus on the audio and visual elements. Invest in a high-quality projector or large-screen TV. Enhance the audio experience with surround sound speakers strategically placed around the room to give it that theater feel. Arrange comfortable seating, such as recliners or a sofa, for the most comfort. Finally, decorate the space with movie posters, themed decorations, and even grab yourself a popcorn machine for the truest theater experience.
7. Guest Room
Converting a spare room into a guest bedroom for your family provides a welcoming space for family and friends to stay when visiting. Select a comfortable bed that can accommodate your different guests' needs. Consider purchasing a quality mattress, cozy bedding, and extra pillows to ensure a restful stay. Enhance the room's ambiance with soft lighting, including bedside lamps. Lastly, consider adding personal touches such as fresh flowers, a selection of your favorite books, and additional amenities like a mirror, a clock, and a television. Your family and friends will be sure to be thankful for the warm and inviting guest bedroom you have provided them.
8. Art Studio
If you are an artist in need of a proper studio to be creative, turn your spare bedroom into your personal creative workspace. Add storage, such as drawers and cabinets, to keep your art supplies organized and easily accessible. Set up a large, sturdy work table and an easel as the centerpiece of the room, giving yourself plenty of space to create your art. Consider giving yourself a comfortable seating area for taking breaks, and a dedicated area for drying or displaying finished pieces.
9. Private Library
Calling all bookworms, convert that spare bedroom into a cozy private library. Start by providing yourself with your ideal comfortable seating area in a chair, on a couch, or on some pillows on the floor. Add some bookshelves to the room to house your vast book collection. Be sure to have enough light for your reading pleasure.
10. Yoga and Meditation Room
Turn your spare room into a personal meditation and yoga retreat room. A room like this will provide a serene sanctuary for peaceful moments. Lay down a comfortable and spacious yoga mat as the centerpiece of the room, providing a dedicated space for your practice. Consider adding elements like cushions, candles, and meditation benches for seated meditation. Add soft lighting options like floor lamps or string lights to create a warm and welcoming environment Decorate the room, with natural elements such as plants, or a small, relaxing tabletop fountain. Install speakers so that you can listen to guided meditations and calming music.
How We Can Help
At Liberty Properties, we welcome all students and graduate students to discover even more ways they can transform their spare room! We have an outstanding reputation among the community for apartment rentals in Auburn, Alabama, due to high-quality, affordable accommodations, extremely responsive on-site maintenance, and helpful, knowledgeable property managers. Contact us today to learn more about our properties!