7 Tips to Put Your Attic in Play as a Game Room

Whether you want to host family game nights or entertain guests with a rousing game of ping-pong, a game room is a great place for letting loose in your home. If you feel like your home’s layout doesn’t have the space for this room, there could be a place you’ve overlooked: the attic. A transformation on your top floor may be the right way to provide your home with the game you’ve been looking for.

Follow these professional tips to get your attic off the sidelines and onto the playing field.



1. Mix up the lighting

Mix up the lighting
Peter A. Sellar – Architectural Photographer

2. Forgo hardwood floors

Forgo hardwood floors
Deepdale House LLC

3. Don’t feel like it needs to be fancy

Don’t feel like it needs to be fancy
Pamela J. Jenkins Architect P.C

4. Create a focal point with a feature wall

Create a focal point with a feature wall
Vicente Burin Architects

5. Simplify your color scheme

Simplify your color scheme
Dewson Construction Company

6. Equip it with ample storage

Equip it with ample storage
Barn Light USA

7. Expand light by opening the stairway

Expand light by opening the stairway
Jacob Lilley Architects

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