Tiny attic apartment

Autum H
by Autum H
We recently converted our over the garage bonus room into a little apartment for our daughter and granddaughter.
You can read more details at my blog http://creativelittledaisy.typepad.com/creative_little_daisy/2012/02/a-few-details.html
The space is 22 feet long by 11 feet wide. We tried to make the most of every inch by incorporating storage into every piece possible. The IKEA bed has huge drawers beneath and actually pulls out to form a king size bed.
Flanking the bed are two inexpensive closet maid cabinets dressed up with some beadboard wall paper and trim. The top is made from stair treads left over from the stairs that had to be built to access the room.
The room lacked any architectural interest, so I added some by attaching tongue and groove pine paneling that had been stained to look old and weathered.
The other side of the room has a small "kitchen" area. The cabinets were purchased from the Habitat for Humanity ReStore and the refrigerator was free. The book case separates the stairway from the room.
The wall art was a pinterest inspired project using leftover wood from the back wall.
Open shelving
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