Maybe it's the weather, or all the baking, but there's something about December that makes me want to be a homebody. A warm blanket in a comfy corner of my home sounds like the perfect remedy for a long day. The ultimate refuge, in my mind, would be a finished attic. A hideout, where the deep slope of the ceiling creates a snug yet grand atmosphere...
Whether it's the attic niche of a gable roof dwelling, or an entire flat with a pitched ceiling, steep angles pose an interesting design challenge. Through well thought-out layout and décor, these impressive interiors utilize sloped ceilings to their full potential, while simultaneously giving me a little bit of attic envy. Part of their charm is that a livable and successfully finished attic is somewhat of a rarity. But when done right, they are stunning, inviting and often even whimsical.
1. Clad in vibrant Moroccan style décor, this rustic space feels as though it has the power to transport one to a different time. Via house to home.
2. Framed views of the impressive landscape, accompanied with warm colors and a cozy couch, comprise part of this intimate home in the Pyrenees Mountains of Spain. Via 1 Kind Design.
3. This soft and simple attic bedroom appears to be the ideal resting place, and looks as though it was pulled straight out of a fairytale. Via Elle Decor.
4. Utilizing the slope of the ceiling for a unique set of built-in bookshelves adds both interest and functionality to this sleek little library nook. Via archzine.
5. This attic apartment in Stockholm is adorned with eclectic pieces, accented by impressive skylights, creating an artistic yet charming abode. Via La maison d'Anna G.
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