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15+ Loft Room Ideas That Will Give You Extra Floor Space (2021)

15+ Loft Room Ideas That Will Give You Extra Floor Space (2021)

Last Updated on December 29, 2020 by Chandler Bing

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Loft can be an upper storey or attic in a building, directly under the roof (US usage) or just a storage space under the roof usually accessed by a ladder (British usage).

It is commonly present in small houses. The loft room saves space to the floor plan by vertical space. Now if you’ve got one, we have listed awesome ideas for you.

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Use Twin Beds For Flexible Layout

Furniture: Lofts usually have strange layout and limited space. Bunk bed or king size bed might be hard to fit into the layout. However, using two twin beds can give you extra flexibility. This is perfect for kids’ room or if you have guests. With a bed bridge, guests can easily convert twin beds to king bed according to need.

Lighting: Lighting design for lofts is always challenging. It will be the best to get an adjustable hanging ceiling lighting like the one in the image. So you can pull the lights to different locations, and adjust the distance between the light source and the surface to receive light with flexibility. As the ceiling is never flat so it is difficult to install any flush light.

Carpet: Walking around in the loft of an old house always generates a lot of noise. A good thick carpet is necessary if the loft is to be used as an active room instead of a storage room. If your current carpet is not thick enough, consider adding this pad.

15+ Loft Room Ideas That Will Give You Extra Floor Space
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✅  Want to copy the look? Click the images below to see color options on Amazon.com

Recommendations For More Innovative Interior Designs

Go For A Feature Spiral Staircase

This type of staircase does not occupy too much space and is perfect for loft apartments. Instead of taking up a lot of space, a spiral staircase becomes the feature of the space.

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✅  If you have small kids, safety will be really important. Click the images below to see what are you missing out.

Build A Customised Closet

How to handle the corners and angles of the loft? You will need a custom-built closet that will help maximize the space in a pitched ceiling room.

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✅  Make sure to click the images and learn the most popular closet organizing hacks

Use Curtains To Divide Space

Plan for an open loft bedroom? Just add a privacy curtain, you can draw it back and forth to have privacy or to breathe more air. Using curtains as space divider can a clever space-saving idea as it takes up much less space, is much cheaper and lighter than a wall, and you have many fabric patterns and styles to choose from. You can even go for special features such as sound proof, blackout, thermal insulation etc.

15+ Loft Room Ideas That Will Give You Extra Floor Space
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✅  Curtains come in many styles and require different hanging mechanism. Click the images below to see if the idea is for you.

Build A Flip Bed With Storage Underneath

Another way to keep our loft uncluttered is to make a dual-purpose bed. With the right hinge and guide, you can even DIY the bed frames to get the perfect dimensions and height.

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✅  Check out the gadgets below to learn how to maximize under bed storage with the best organization.

Use Light Color For Interiors

Light colors create a wide effect in a small space room. You can mix and match shades of beige, cream, blue, pink and gray colors to give an interesting visual result.

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✅  Want to copy the look? Click the images below to see color options on Amazon.com

Build Fun Bunk Beds

The pitched ceiling can be a feature and nice childhood memory for the kids if designed well.

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✅  While building something from scratch can be expensive, you can always buy an existing bunk bed then decorate it into something unique. Click the images below to gather inspiration.

Try A Loft In A Loft

If you need another room and there’s no space, you can renovate your bedroom by building a mezzanine for the sleeping area. Going vertical is always a smart space saving solution.

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✅  Again, you can buy existing furniture and make modifications to save money from building complicated engineering work. Click the images to learn more.

Go Extreme With A Vertical Ladder

Just like the spiral ladder, the vertical ladder will surely save some space in your loft. Remember to add night lighting for safety.

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✅  How to clean the corners of the loft ceiling and the stairs? You might be interested in the gadgets below, click the images to see if they are helpful for you.

Make Good Use Of The Exterior Part

This is another trick to maximize space. Decorate your loft balcony so you start to use the space. However, don’t forget to install some sheds and choose only waterproofing lights/sockets/furniture.

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✅  Want to copy the look? Click the images below to see color options on Amazon.com

Create Mezzanine Of Mesh Floor

This is a smart way to add interesting living space. You also get to enjoy a net-like hammock. Another advantage is to bring more light to lower floors and create visual connections among different floors.

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✅  You can also install a hammock at loft areas of low ceiling height. There are hammocks of different sizes for couple, one person, kids, or storage.

Build a Skylight Window For More Natural Light

Lofts are usually dark and humid. This design will let in natural light from different angles, at different times of the day.

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✅  Love the rustic look? You do not need a real wood house to achieve it, click the images below to see what affordable tricks can you use to achieve the same cozy result.

Use Glass Floor Panels

Wow, look how different a narrow stair hall can look with the right design! The ceiling panels does not even need to be real skylights, they can be back lit glass panels! This design makes the space looks much bigger and brighter.

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✅  Remember to get glass and mirror finished furniture to match the transparent look.

Try Flexible Room Divider

Room dividers are very convenient and much cheaper than building walls. You can use a room divider to define functions, provide privacy, or even zones of different brightness. There are many styles to choose from. Room dividers with blinds are extremely flexible. They give you different degrees of privacy according to needs, while maintaining good cross ventilation.

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✅  Click images below to read reviews of how others are using their room dividers.

Install a Velux Window

This type of window is a blessing to loft bedrooms. A Velux window will instantly create a vent for you to get some fresh air.

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✅  Tips: Add a lot of decor of different texture and finishes to create visual interests. ==> Click the images below to see my favourite ideas!

 

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15+ LOFT ROOM IDEAS THAT WILL GIVE YOU EXTRA FLOOR SPACE (2021)
Loft can be an upper storey or attic in a building, directly under the roof (US usage) or just a storage space under the roof usually accessed by a ladder (British usage).


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