Turning a groundwork into a guest room and teen hangout

October 1, 2015 - table lamp

Sara and Russell Bailey recently renovated a 16-by-20-foot groundwork of their 1940s home in Arlington. They wish to use a room as a hangout area for their teenage boys, though they also need to leave space for a domestic Murphy bed to overlay down, since a space will offer as a guest bedroom as well.

Designer Jennifer Schweikert adds a sleeper lounge and a gentle chair on casters to accommodate a room’s twin purposes.

Schweikert, of Just My Style by JMS (www.justmystylebyjms.com, 703-321-6155), is formed in Burke, Va.

Keep a immature paint color, that matches a tile in an adjacent bathroom.

A sleeper lounge provides flexibility for sleepovers and visiting relatives. The flax tone adds a comfortable contrariety to a cork floors.

Use a colorful finish list to move visual seductiveness and storage to a space.

A rattan chair adds texture and has purify lines that don’t hinder a upsurge of traffic.

Choose an oval coffee table that is easy to scheme around and provides plenty space for a homeowners’ chess set.

An armless chair on casters is easy to hurl out of a approach when a Murphy bed, not shown, is in use.

Lamps in china and blue brighten a neutral palette of a room.

Furniture: Stockholm coffee list in walnut veneer ($229) and Ikea PS 2014 multicolor storage table ($69), both from www.ikea.com; Leyland armless chair in Balboa Ikat fabric and driftwood finish ($674, www.ballarddesigns.com); Alex black sleeper lounge in Flax ($1,739, www.bassettfurniture.com); Zafira rattan cylinder chair ($250, www.pier1.com); Echo finish list in white/gray ($300, www.allmodern.com).

Accessories: Branch building flare ($179, www.pier1.com); weathered potion embossed ceramic list flare in green/natural ($69, www.target.com); Geena mainstay list flare base ($160) and burlap upholstered slim drum middle flare shade in bleached ($69), both from www.potterybarn.com.


Jaipur Petal Pusher carpet in Aqua Foam ($1,470 for 9-by-12-foot rug, www.rugs-direct.com).


Cast pedestal dining table in Cafe ($899) and tailored dining chairs in Ming Blue crossweave ($299 each), both from www.westelm.com.


Safavieh Vintage carpet in light blue ($752 for 9-by-12-foot rug, www.rugs-direct.com).


Bjursta/Bernhard list and 4 chairs in brownish-red and Kavat white ($865, www.ikea.com).

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source ⦿ https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/home/turning-a-basement-into-a-guest-roomteen-hangout/2015/09/30/dba84628-565c-11e5-abe9-27d53f250b11_story.html

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