12 Bedroom Design Inspirations That Can Work Well in an Attic

An attic is often designated for storage housing items that are no longer of use. Instead of wasting this generous amount of space, it can be used as a bedroom. There are times when bedrooms offer a limited amount of space. Working with making your attic a bedroom will give you all the spacious freedom for a dream bedroom. Attics are more than just dusty storage. They have the potential to bring out the best in shaping the bedroom of your dreams. Often found with sloped ceilings and large windows, they build a cozy and intimate ambiance perfect for your ideal bedroom design. We have 12 attic bedroom ideas ready for your next remodeling project. Happy hunting!

  1. Eclectic Suite
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If you do not have any design style in mind, working with an eclectic interior is the best way to start. The eclectic interior is perfect for attics because they are combined with a variety of other design styles that work well in building a character of a space. This is often used for bedroom spaces because there are times when we can be uncertain about what we want. By looking at the image above, you can see how a variety of design styles were used. Walking through the space, the bed composition is massive and layered with thick sheets. Opting for white bedding made the look clean and tidy. On the side, they managed to layout a mini living room area where you can work on your bedtime activities or just seats for the guests. 

  1. Coastal Cave
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High ceilings are one of the key designs of having the attic as your bedroom. It induces opportunities for a well-ventilated and well-lit space. In this case, the designer opted for clean and warm colors. The attic may seem small in terms of floor space but the colors used made the bedroom look spacious. The best tip we could give is to make room for every activity. Attic bedrooms make spaces more cozy and intimate. Make the most out of the ambiance it builds. What we love about this space is how there is no definite design style used. It can also be tagged as an eclectic design. But, when you come to think of it, the way the designers picked the pieces to use, upholds a rustic finish giving us an edgy farmhouse vibe. 

  1. Accentuating Tip
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If you are more on the accents and details, check out this whimsical design outcome for an attic bedroom. Since you have high ceiling opportunities, you have the freedom to pick pieces of furniture that takes up vertical space. It enhances the effect of making your bedroom look spacious in spite of using dark colors. Make the most out of the attic space by using a variety of furniture that you think will serve its purpose. The key piece in this design is the mesh wood bed frame with white sheets and mattress accentuated by the low leather upholstered bench in emerald green. Always remember to try using pieces that you think will spice up the style of your bedroom. To top it off, pick a warm-colored carpet for the floors to enhance the warm and inviting look. With all the elements used, we can sense a low-key boho vibe. 

  1. Contemporary Farmhouse
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An extra bedroom in the house is really handy, especially if you have the habit of having guests overnight. It would not be that bad to have your attic as the guest bedroom. This is their way of having their own personal space within the vicinity of your home. We love how this bedroom is styled in contemporary farmhouse decor. The use of wood made the vibe feel homier. This is one of the few things that you should think about in working with an extra room at your house. Always remember to keep the vibe the same or better as the room that you are using. The designer managed to use the linear layout where everything you need is within the proximity of the bed. 

  1. Bohemian Break
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In designing an attic bedroom, there are limitless possibilities of how to spice up the typical bedroom design. We want you to experiment with the different design styles that you never knew would work for a bedroom. The example above is not your ordinary boho interior look. It works beyond the proximity of soft linens and wall tapestry. Boho defined its character by the combination of patterns, textures, and colors. As you can see, there is no definite color. In fact, the designer did a great job of adding accents and striking patterns. It looks odd at first but when you view the entire look, it turns out to be one unique aesthetic.

  1. French Country Life
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This design idea is perfect for a master’s bedroom or even a guest bedroom. The fresh country life vibe makes you feel the hotel vibe for a bedroom. The curvature of all the elements indicates royalty and glam. By the looks of it, the designer managed to highlight the antiquated touches. From the choice of colors, finishes, and patterns, the bedroom design makes you feel like you have entered a country hotel. Even though they used a strong set of colors for the palette, it still indicated a refreshing vibe for a bedroom that you will love waking up to. They even designated space for reading and relaxing on the side. Even though there are plenty of patterns used, it did not overdesign the space. Using subtle amounts did the trick. 

  1. Earthy Toned Farmhouse
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Country farmhouse designs work well in an attic bedroom. It highlights the homey vibes a bedroom should have. Whether it be for your own bedroom or designing for a guest bedroom, it taps the warm environment everyone is looking for in a personal space. What we love about the interior is the combination of rustic and sleek cuts of wood. It indicated a sense of balance to prevent making it look too heavy visually. For those who love the outdoor environment, you will find this color scheme interesting and useful. We love the wall sidings in muted olive green on the side. It elaborated the horizontal space of the bedroom. The plain muted olive green for the accent wall is spiced up with antiquated frames to highlight the vintage vibe. 

  1. Monochromatic Industrial Crate
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If you prefer to settle on the safe side of bedroom design, working with monochromatic colors will do the trick. For example, the inspo above uses black and white. These two colors are bold and powerful for any bedroom design. It made the attic bedroom look aesthetically pleasing because of its sleek finishes highlighting the perks of designing an attic bedroom. It is more on the minimalist industrial side that taps the clutter-free environment. Since they only used two colors, it would not be a hard time to pick the pieces of furniture from the nearest depot. It saves you the time and trouble of finding out which pieces work and which do not. 

  1. Antiquated Textures
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Attics give us the ethereal and intimate vibe for a space. It highlights the clean sleek edges of the ceiling allowing light to pour and spread throughout the bedroom. The divine environment it creates allows you to make the most of your resting time in your bed. Transforming your old and dusty attic into a dreamy bedroom will make you not leave your own personal space. Plain surfaces and textiles do not apply to all. Some prefer the grandeur of rustic and patterned pieces. Apart from the character it brings to the interior, it creates an illusion when sheds a little light. 

  1. Shades of the Coast
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Bring to life an old and boring attic space with this bubbly coastal bedroom interior. The pastel colors of all the elements will make you miss the cabin houses in the woods and how they made you feel in the past. Even though they used light and striking colors, the bedroom managed to pull off a homey and intimate environment for a bedroom. Attic bedrooms are full of vibrant opportunities. They may seem to be not of your favorite spaces in the house but when transformed into this wonderful gem, you will beg not to leave it. The best way to ace this look is by choosing patterned sheets paired with bold drapes matching the color of the sheets. It is okay not to dominate the bedroom walls with your preferred color. Besides, the textiles used will do the trick. 

  1. Saturated Space
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On a more rustic note, attic bedrooms are often filled with wood and concrete interior. It indicates a ghosted space filled with items you no longer need. Turning it into a bedroom with a saturated rustic vibe will make your perspective differ. Just like any bedroom design, pick pieces of furniture that you think will work in spite of their differences. Variations in materials and finishes often define the character of the bedroom more than the color. In this bedroom design, they highlighted the finishes and materials more than the color where it managed to build a warm and cozy feeling for a bedroom in spite of using light tones for the other elements. 

  1. Summer Field
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To build an enthusiastic environment for the attic bedroom, check out this summer-themed interior that will excite you to wake up every morning. Color is a fundamental factor to consider in designing a bedroom. Even though there are strong and dark colors, the bring and sunny yellow dominated the entire room. It may not be your usual bedroom design but it builds a jolly and happy vibrance essential after a long and tiring day at work or in school. Invest in bold and striking patterns for the sheets and even the curtains. These will help establish a character for the bedroom and will cancel out the idea of it being an attic. 

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