You can transform an empty attic into a hobby room as a DIY job. It is a simple process but does require some thought to make it all happen. In this blog, we’ll take a look at exploring the steps involved in making a hobby room in loft.
Make some drawing plans.
Just like with any other space, create a drawing of the loft. Then add in some of the things you want to add to the loft. This image will give you a basic idea of what the finished attic hobby room will look like. It will also show you what kind of tools, must have office accessories, décor, paint, and furnishings you may need to purchase.
Plan out the furnishings
It’s possible that some of the items on that drawing might not be suitable for the actual room. Once you begin working on your hobby room loft conversion, think of all the furniture that can actually fit into the room. Whatever hobby you may have, the chances are that you will have to make some of those furnishings. You should plan out ample storage, too, by adding cupboards, desks, ergonomic computer chairs while still maintaining a clutter-free space.
Choose items that contain storage points over those that don’t. Lofts are usually rooms with a limited amount of space, so extra storage is critical. Think about how or where you will store all your hobby tools when they’re not in use. Get creative when space is the issue and use floating shelves, wall file holders, and cupboards with pull-out drawers.
Craft table or desk
The hobby room in loft needs to have a central desk that you work on. The more space you have here, the more focused and creative your hobby environment will be. Usually, a bigger craft table would have been the solution here. But since lofts tend to be cramped, a better fit would be standing or electric desk that is height adjustable. Finally, it would be best to have a seat to go with that desk: an ergonomic office chair made for comfort and smaller spaces.
Natural lighting is the best way to go here. Since lofts are closer to the roofs, they may have sun windows that let in lots of light. If that isn’t the case, plan out how to install a window for light and ventilation. Windows are a must if your hobby involves many fabrics, paints, colors, glue, etc. If you work late nights, consider adjustable desk lamps that deliver focused lighting that is dimmable.
Once you have all of the basics for the hobby room settled, add a creative flair to the room. First, plan out a fantastic design that matches your interests. For example, the walls can feature all of the artwork you paint and showcase your projects on the shelves. Otherwise, you can pick out a décor theme to personalize the room.