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8 Creative Ideas for Spare Rooms in Your New Home

If you are moving into a home with spare rooms, there are many different ways you can use them. Although it’s common to turn extra spare rooms into guest rooms, there is also opportunity to get creative with them. We’ll explore the various ways you can transform your spare bedroom in more creative ways. If you are upsizing your home, it’s likely you may have extra spare rooms.

Deciding on Your Spare Room

If you are trying to decide how you want to transform your spare room, consider your lifestyle. If you work remotely, you may consider turning a spare bedroom into a home office. You may also want to consider your hobbies and turn your room into a space you can enjoy your favorite activities. Use the following list of examples for some inspiration.

Home Office

A home office with a gray color scheme and wooden desk.

As mentioned earlier, turning a spare room into a home office is a great idea if you are someone that works remotely. Take the time to create an inspiring space so that you can be your most productive. Keeping your office clutter-free is also imperative when creating your workspace.

Craft Room

A sewing room with sewing table and shelves with supplies on them.

If you enjoy crafts, you may consider turning your spare room into a craft room. Decorate your space in a way that reflects your creative personality. Make room for sufficient storage for all your crafting supplies. You can also use this spare room to double as a sewing room.

Art Studio

A woman working in her art studio with artwork on the walls.

If you’re artistic, you can turn an extra room into an art studio. If you paint or draw, you can use this room as a space to put up your art easels. You can also use this room as a space to store all your art supplies.


A home library with a club chair, plant, and plenty of bookshelves.

Are you a bookroom? Turn your extra room into a home library. Fill up the room with bookshelves. You can even place a comfy chair or sofa and light in this room to create a cozy reading nook.


A couple looking out of a window in a guest bedrooom.

Of course, you can always turn your spare room into a guest room that can be rented out on Airbnb. This is a great way to generate an extra source of income. It can also be a great way to meet and host people from all over the world.

Game Room

A group of ladies in a room playing pool.

Turn your spare bedroom into a game room. You can add a couple of tables and chairs. Keep a collection of your favorite board games in this room. If it’s a large room, you can consider putting a ping pong or pool table inside.

Meditation Room

A woman in a meditation pose on a mat with plants around her.

You can turn your spare room into a space to disconnect. Set the right mood by creating a relaxing atmosphere. You can do this using Zen decor and filling the space with candles or a diffuser. Add in some pillows you can sit on for meditation. You may also want to consider making your lights dimmable.

Fitness Room

A fitness room with exercise equipment and wights hung on the wall.

Another great idea for a spare room is turning it into a fitness room. Add some exercise equipment into the room and place large mirrors on the walls. You can also keep yoga mats in the room. Keep a bluetooth speaker in the room to play music that will help you stay motivated. Have fun creating your own home gym.

Hire a White Glove Moving Company

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These are just a few ideas you can use to transform your spare rooms. The possibilities are endless. Do you need help moving into your new home? Consider hiring a white glove moving company like Megan’s Moving. We offer full-service moving so we can even set things up in your new home including in your spare rooms. We also now offer portable storage solutions through our new partner, UNITS. Request a quote for your full-service move today!

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