Having a bedroom in the attic is for many people a dream come true. Attics are truly appealing spaces that have a special charm. Of course, decorating an attic isn't the easiest thing in the world - natural light might be a problem and the walls may be a little difficult to work with - but these are not necessarily inconveniences.
The attic can easily become the bedroom of your dreams whether you're thinking about a hippie sleeping space with a hammock in the middle or a bedroom with a minimalist design. Before you start planning, take a look at the inspiring examples and decor ideas we'd like to share with you.
If the attic has a long shape like a bowling alley, consider painting the shorter wall in a darker or brighter color than the others. Another way to benefit from such a room is to divide it into a bedroom and a sitting area, with a screen partition or simply with a headboard.
Take advantage of the knee walls, the ones that join the slanted roofline. Try to place here the furniture you use while seated or lying down - such as loveseats and chairs.
Attics don't usually receive a lot of natural light, so try to uncover the large dormer windows and benefit from the view while placing your bed in front of the window. The skylight may have an even more impressive effect - it's like sleeping under the stars at night.
Another idea is to paint the ceiling line in a contrast color with the walls to highlight its design and obtain that traditional attic look.
By putting together a gallery with the most beautiful attic bedrooms out there, we are happy to at least give you a starting point in decorating.