Fixer Upper's Best Bonus Rooms

Take a look around Chip and Joanna's best bonus room designs, including home offices, craft rooms, lofts, dens, mudrooms and more.

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Contemporary Neutral Home Office with White Oak Bookshelves

The closet door and trim are in the same white oak as the custom built-in bookshelves.

Play Room Featuring Skinny Lap

The playroom includes built-in bookshelves, perfect for building a children's library, and a reading nook lined in one of Joanna's new favorite wall coverings — skinnylap.

Custom Home Music Studio

This former garage was converted into a dedicated music and studio space. New drywall, baseboards and trim were added as well more masculine touches including dark hardwood floors, industrial shelving, leather and wood chairs and an oversized ceiling fan.

Second Story Landing

The hallway in the second story of the newly renovated Dansby home has unique shelves with a library style ladder.

Second Floor Landing With Bookshelf

The spacious landing now includes a new library wall and vintage style ladder.

Contemporary Blue-Gray Home Office with Brown Desk

A contemporary blue-gray home office with a brown, wooden desk is shown.

Contemporary Neutral Mudroom With Gray Stone Floors

The large mudroom features lots of storage and gray stone tile floor in herringbone pattern.

Rustic Neutral Family Room with White Armchairs

Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines worked with the clients to re-create this room as a multifunctional space that could double as guest bedroom and a fun media or game room for the kids and family.

Rustic Brown Home Office with Barn-Door Style Window Treatment

The new home office features antique wooden doors, floor-to-ceiling shiplap in dark stain and a sliding barn-door style window treatment.

White Rustic Music Room with Brown Antique Piano

A distinctive custom feature in the home is Josh's office and music room with a variety of musical accessories, soundproofed walls, and Josh's antique upright piano.

Contemporary White Laundry Room with Black and White Wallpaper

Just off the kitchen is a new multipurpose laundry room with lots of additional storage and a small work desk.

Vintage Shower Room Lockers

The shower room in the Copp's renovated home has built in vintage lockers and subway tiling.

Subway Tiles

The shower room in the Copp's renovated home has subway tiling and a large shower space that is wheelchair accesible.

New Entryway

The Copp's entryway now has two desks that are wheelchair accesible with plenty of storage.

Black and White Mudroom With Dog Shower

This renovated mudroom includes a doggie-sized shower complete with white subway tile and a glass door. Gray herringbone tiles cover the floor, while newspaper wallpaper and black wainscoting add finishing touches to the space.

Shabby Chic Bonus Room with Colorful Play Tent

This multipurpose space now serves as a craft room with sofa seating and a play tent for the kids.

Contemporary Neutral Bonus Room with Blue Built-In Entertainment Center

A custom built-in painted in muted blue, dark hardwoods and wood panel backing for the new sconces help warm up the space.

Contemporary Neutral Home Office with Hardwood Floors

The open office area of the Severn's home has been updated with wood floors, a shiplap wall and built in shelves.

Contemporary White Foyer Leading To Home Office

A wall between the entry and this room was removed and replaced with open railing. Now there's a sight line from the dining room and foyer into the office allowing for lots of natural light to flow throughout and for there to be an open flow that unifies the spaces.

Children's Playroom With Wooden Window Treatment

Joanna’s design incorporates a stylized take on an old-fashioned Murphy bed, allowing the space to be used as sleeping quarters when guests are visiting. The bed folds up and out-of-sight when the room is being used as a kids’ space.

Children's Playroom With Murphy Bed

Open or closed, the bed provides visual interest via a natural wood panel and frame that tie in with other wood elements used throughout the newly renovated spaces.

Remodeled Home Office With Large Cabinet

"When you're working with smaller spaces like this office," says Joanna, "I think it's really important that you incorporate pieces that tell a story and give the space interest. I think it's important that, the smaller the space, the more character that you implement so that it really feels special."

Garage Turned Rustic Family Room

The former garage is substantially reconfigured, with a portion now turned into this main living area, or family room, that's contiguous with the new open kitchen.

Rustic Neutral Living Room with Built-In Hutch

The built-in hutch and shelves seen here were custom designed and by a cabinet maker and outfitted with antique style mirrored glass.

Combination Laundry Room and Mudroom with Farmhouse Sink

The new combination laundry room and mudroom features a farm sink and brick backsplash in a white finish and with a painted mural.

Neutral Mudroom with Storage Nook

The mudroom has a secondary backyard entrance and features storage nooks for hanging coats and storing wet shoes.

Kids' Room with Wooden School House Desks

The new kids' playroom, located just off the new family living space, was added in a space that had once been a storage closet.

Blue Antique Metal Storage Cabinet

The newly renovated home office features an antique metal storage cabinet.

Contemporary Attic Nook with Built-In Bench

Joanna used attic's existing features to create a fun study with built-in reading nooks.

Contemporary Neutral Office Space with Built-In Bench

A contemporary office space with a built-in bench is shown.

Barn Home in the Country: Book Nook

The office space in the barn home sits behind a custom staircase. A work desk and integrated bookshelves are tucked neatly under the newly reconfigured stairs.

Loft Living Space Tiny Vintage Home

The loft area in this renovated shotgun home was created to be an office and second living room space. It features custom made suitcase shelving, new wood flooring and custom wall art.

Loft Home Office Tiny Vintage House

As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, the loft area doubles as an office and second living room space. It features custom made suitcase shelving, new wood flooring and custom wall art.

Beach Volleyball Court

The sand volleyball court in the backyard of the newly renovated Ridley home.

Outdoor Basketball Court

The basketball court in the backyard of the newly renovated Ridley home.

Craft Room With Custom Work Table

For the new craft room, converted from a former breakfast room, Joanna Gaines commissioned a custom work table from furniture artisan Clint Harp. The 4' by 4' table has integrated shelf units that serve as supports at two corners.

Newly Renovated Craft Room

The craft room in the newly renovated Dansby home features pipe shelving, wall art, unique stools, and a custom made table.

Step Inside Your New Office

The office in the newly renovated Jones home was created by adding walls that were removed from the kitchen area. It also adds a transition area from the back door into the main section of the home. It features custom wall art, desk, and new ceiling fan.

New Mud Room

A close up of the transition or mud room side of the office in the newly renovated Jones home. It features a sitting area, sliding barn style door, and storage.

Rustic Office Space Doubles as Music Room

As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, this extra room was transformed into a work space that doubles as a music room. This space is the perfect place to create-light, warm, inviting. So the homeowners can work from home, Joanna picked out a beautifully rustic desk and chair, paired with a suede couch that is professional enough for a business meeting, but comfortable enough for an impromptu concert.

Craft Room with Plenty of Storage

The built-in cabinets provide plenty of space for storing and organizing tools and craft supplies in the craft room while also giving the kids their own space.

Built In Bookcases Maximize Storage in Office Space

The built in bookcases in this home office offers style and function. The bookcases maximizes storage space without sacrificing style.

Office Area

The office area in the Downs home has been completely transformed, the hard wood floors have been refinished and built-in book cases were installed.

New Desk

The Ermoian's remodeled office space has new wooden flooring and light grey walls. The earth toned rug, wooden pendant lighting and rustic wooden desk helps to compliment the beach theme that runs throughout the renovated house.

Sun Room

The sun room of the Eggers home has been completely transformed and features custom flooring design, new light fixtures, and built in desks.

Vintage Filing Unit

The Ward's open office has a shiplap accent wall, a large wooden desk, and an antique tool bin haning on the wall for a filing unit.

Stylized Study For Jonathan Gulley

A formal front room was divided to create the new dining space and this stylized study decorated in modern industrial style.

Renovated Home Office With Antique Wooden Doors

Antique wooden doors create a visual statement and open onto the adjacent living space. French doors and windows were added here and elsewhere to provide natural light and create a more open feel.

Work Station in Barrett Home

Old built-in shelves were removed to make way for this work station just off the kitchen.

Nursery With Gray Walls and Hardwood Floors

The nursery has dark hardwood floors and the walls are painted in neutral gray.

Backyard Patio With Wood Pergola

Chip Gaines and the Fixer Upper crew built this new wood pergola for the backyard patio.

Bench at Entryway

This bench window seat with open storage bins helps transform the home's entry into a more functional space.

Kids' Work Space

This work space area offers a place for the Fuchs children to do their homework on the floating desk suspended by steel cables. Before the renovation, this area was the kitchen.

Game Room

On the lower level, a den is updated as a game room with ping-pong table and wet bar.

Game Room Details

Industrial metal stools sit beneath a newly metal wrapped wet bar.

Butler's Pantry

A former mudroom was converted into this butler's pantry with sliding barn doors and plenty of kitchen storage.
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Renovated Home Office With Wood Desk

Chip and Joanna Gaines expanded the footprint of the office, nearly doubling its size. The enlarged window also helps make space feel larger.

Home Office

Designers Chip and Joanna Gaines wanted this home office to have a similar style to the home's kitchen, with white cabinets and a black countertop.

Storage, Storage Everywhere

Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines created a new laundry and mudroom for the homeowners, complete with plenty of storage cabinets, shelving, and coat hooks.

Fun and Functional

Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines created a new laundry and mudroom for the homeowners, complete with plenty of storage cabinets and shelving as well as a desk that double as a folding surface. A chalkboard backsplash will come in handy for taking notes and brick floors were installed for a durable yet attractive look.

Fixed Up Nursery

Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines transformed a depressing room into a bright and festive nursery for the Purks' baby on the way. The old French Doors were removed to create a solid wall for a crib or bed placed against. The old wall paneling was removed and replaced with light blue painted drywall with white trim. Soft carpeting will be perfect for a child's room and metal crates hang on the wall and serve as storage for stuffed animals. A comfortable side chair is an inviting place to sit with the baby, and a crystal chandelier was removed from the original dining room and installed here in the nursery.

The Den After Renovations

The Blount's new living room is serene with a light gray-green paint, a new built-in, and distressed wood floors.

Home Office

The updated office feels brighter with a lighter paint, soft window dressing, and dark wood floors that flow through french doors into the family room.

White Mudroom With Wood Flooring

The footprint of the original laundry room was reduced to make room for enlarging a bathroom, but it still provides ample space for a laundry/mudroom combo.

Sun Porch With Bench Seating

The sun porch, just off the kitchen, features a wood burning stove and a table custom made by local artisan Clint Harp using reclaimed wood from the floors of an old mansion.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Child's Reading Corner

This reading corner for Julian includes a custom lamp made by Chip Mansfield of Charles Gable Designs.

Refinished Backyard Deck With Wrought Iron Railing and Dining Table

The refinished deck and custom-made French country, wrought iron railing gives lots of space to enjoy this view. An outdoor dining table with a view of the lake is a perfect place to entertain guests.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

French Country, White Mudroom With Three Cubbies and Upper and Lower Storage

A family of four needs as much storage as possible. An old office, which was right off of the kitchen, was repurposed into this attractive mudroom so that the family can keep coats, shoes and bags organized and out of the way. Slate flooring and dark hooks bring a small color contrast to the clean, white cubbies and cabinets.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Rustic Brick Floor and Cozy Gray Sofa in French Country Sunroom

This sunroom provides a comfortable, stylish place to relax. Brick pavers and a large couch are complimented by a vintage desk and accents to bring this space a cozy, French cottage feel. The brick wall and ceiling are painted white, making the room feel larger and more uniform.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Light Gray Game Room With Pool Table and Entertainment Center

A built-in entertainment center and pool table gives the entire family an excuse to enjoy a game room. Built-in shelving displays books, games and keepsakes around the room's entertainment center which can be viewed from the pleather, orange sofa. Light gray walls echo the color of the pool table felt which is lit by a hooded light fixture.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Gray Cottage Play Room With Black and White Rug

This play space combines cozy cottage style with kid-inspired fun. Light gray paint contrasts with hardwood floors and a bold black-and-white striped rug. Corrugated metal awnings over the windows bring a masculine element to the room.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Boy's Playroom With Pull-Out Basket Storage

This backroom was transformed into a play space for a young boy with light gray paint that contrasts with the new wood floors and corrugated metal awnings over the windows that bring a masculine element to this cottage-style room.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Dove Gray Laundry Room With Storage Shelves

This renovated laundry room, first seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, is bright and clean thanks to dove gray walls and large white shelves. Tile floors makes messes easy to clean, while woven baskets offer ample storage.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Pale Blue Sitting Room

Large wood coffee table lettering spells out "LIVE" as the focal point of this room design. Faux shutters frame the windows, adding a creative look to the large wall. A cozy sofa is finished with a blue striped fabric and ruffled skirt. Orange throw pillows pop against the pale coloring of the sofa and pull out the rich tones in the patterned rug. Word wall art keeps with the motivational theme of the coffee table.

Open-Air Herb Garden

Fixer Upper Host Joanna Gaines decided to surprise Becky and Heath by transforming the once awkward atrium into an open-air herb garden. Located right off the kitchen and dining area, the courtyard is a perfect place to entertain; a fragrant herb garden makes prepping delicious meals easy.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Cottage Craft Room With Upcycled Table

HGTV's Fixer Upper host Joanna Gaines turned this once bland laundry room into a colorful and inspiring craft room. Two bright yellow light fixtures illuminate a large craft table, made from an old pocket door. New blue-gray cabinets provide plenty of storage for the space, and an attractive sheet metal magnet board is a perfect place to display the kids' artwork.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

Updated Back Porch With Added Tile Floor

Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines updated the back porch by adding new natural wood beams, painting the brick gray, adding a tile floor and installing a grill for homeowner Heath Ivy.

Sitting Area in Contemporary White Hallway

Bright and spacious, this contemporary hallway becomes almost another mini room of the house, wide enough to create a small seating area. Beautiful gray slate stones make up the floor and stairs, and a cool industrial chandelier adds extra light.
From: Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines

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