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A Multipurpose Room That's Short on Space, Big on Style

April 19, 2017

Bold style, functionality and character mask this bonus room's lack of square footage.

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One Room, Multiple Functions

Located just off the family room, this multipurpose room can be used as a secondary living space, art studio or private office thanks to savvy design choices.

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Pocket Doors

Often found in historic bungalows and Craftsman-style homes, pocket doors take up less space than inward- or outward-swinging doors.

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Big on Style

While limited in space, this multipurpose room feels large and layered thanks to a careful selection of double-duty furniture, mixed patterns and airy hues.

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Paint Tricks

An excellent way to make a smaller space feel slightly larger is to paint its walls and ceiling the same muted color. The continuous color blurs the lines between where the walls end and the ceiling begins, making the room feel taller.

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