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Charming ways to create hobby areas in your home

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Every home needs a space where its residents can relax and enjoy time in solitude, play board games or simply indulge their hobbies. Book lovers can simply turn one section of the living room or bedroom into a reading zone with a comfortable chair, bright floor lamp and a large cupboard of books. Hobby area can be created in any part of the house with just a few mats and essentials for sewing or craft making or painting. If you like practicing music with an instrument or just trying out your vocals then a separate room would be best to avoid disturbing others.

One can even create a meditation space to bring intentional awareness to our consciousness. Most people also like to read in bed before they go to sleep so have study areas in the bedroom itself. So if you are planning to create a hobby center for your family at home then study these restful hobby room ideas and use the details to make your own special recreation zone.

1. Game room

If yours is a large family that loves sports more than books or music then it makes sense to redesign an empty room or corridor into a mini sports area like this. This game room with sporty splashes of colors like yellow and blue against a neutral background of beige has lovely motifs to create an aura verve and excitement. This hobby area may be a little boisterous for someone needing a bit of peace and quite but is the perfect home entertainment idea for a large family on weekends and holidays to spend time together.

2. For hobbies that require concentration

Choose your hobby area carefully if you want to engage in hobbies like needlepoint, knitting, painting or writing. If you want something casual and relaxing try a cushioned area like this that does not cramp muscles if you sit for long hours. Add a side table to spread your feet or a long table with drawers to keep away unfinished work that can be tackled when more urgent matters need your attention.

3. A reading nook

Reading nooks just need a comfortable chair that allows you to both curl your feet or spread it out without looking around for a stool or table. During long winter evening all you need is to just keep the reading chair close to a fireplace and keep a warm rug under your feet. This chair is kept close to the glass doors on the balcony to allow natural light and reduce strain on eyes while enjoying a good book.

4. Make your hobby space sacred

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Sleek and Modern with Asian Style – Trump Tower Makati, Philippines

SNS Lush Designs and Home Decor Consultancy

While window seats and hammocks are commonly used seating arrangements for book lovers which are space spacing too, attics and lofts are another solution if you want to build a private space to indulge in a hobby that requires concentration and privacy. Put a large old sofa or comfy mattress and some make lighting arrangement around you according to comfort level. This sacred hobby area was created on one part of the living room which is not sacred in religious or spiritual terms but is a private area with pretty lamps and embroidered cushions. People in the house know that the decorations are not toys but is a quite place where they can come to when they need some me time.

5. Common hobby area

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A place that stimulates creativity should be relaxing and this region of the house that is used as a common hobby area by all members for indulging their hidden talents is aptly designed with soothing green walls. Comfortable seating arrangements are laid all around the hobby room while a large dresser with deep drawers makes it easy for everyone who uses this room to keep their unfinished work safely. Pretty lamps on the dresser allows people curled up near the wall to receive adequate lighting while reading or stitching.

6. Enhance your creativity

If you are the kind that prefers working alone on your hobby of choice then this comfortable chair close to the window with a warm foot rug is ideal. Built without armrests the chair gives enough freedom to spread out while indulging in hobbies like painting or needlepoint. The floor lamp behind the chair spills out a beautiful pool of light and allows you to work even after nightfall without straining eyes.

7. Peace and quite

This is the perfect place for some privacy and quite space suitable for giving wings to your imagination. In built storage in the wall has sufficient space to stock various hobby paraphernalia for literally all the members of the house and more!! The craft room has been created in an empty part of the corridor that would otherwise have been used for keeping junk but now looks neat and can be used as a hiding area for keeping secret stuff!!

Our experts are always devising new ways to make every part of your house useful. Here are some neat ways to make your spare room useful.

Which of these ideas inspired you to the most. Do let us know in your comments below. 
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