Ever wondered what to do with those bare walls in your home? That unused square footage along empty hallways or entryways ? Do you add storage, or do you use that space as display for your art and photographs? Well why not have both!
This wall space presented that very design dilemma: how to take this busy family’s unused square footage in their upstairs loft and make it work for their lifestyle. They wanted to display family photographs, but like most families, also needed extra storage.
I tackled their dilemma in three simple steps: first, by adding architectural interest that complemented the style of their home with the addition of a board and batten wall treatment. Next, I introduced hooks and a storage bench below for added utility. Finally, I allowed for space above the wall treatment for a mini gallery of family photographs. Take a peek at the transformation!