Not everyone has the luxury to create a room for their hobbies. If you are one of these people who are lucky enough to have his own hobby room at home, congratulations! With a room for your hobbies, you are bound to create wonderful crafts, music, writings, and many more!
If you need some tips to spruce up your hobby room, don’t fret. In this article, we will provide you with some! If you are ready to upgrade your hobby room, make sure to read further!
The first step
First, you have to think about the necessities. Consider those that you will need in order to work on your craft (or hobbies, if you have a lot). Does your hobby need a certain type of table for you to be able to paint or draw well, or do you need easy access to electrical outlets so that you can play your electrical instruments?
You have to prioritize your needs before anything else. Also, keep an open mind while researching, because even if you don’t have enough space for your needs, you can still transform your room into a functional hobby haven! For instance, if you have a table, you can use it for work and your hobbies.
However, if you want to be very meticulous and organized about your workspaces, you can assign a table per work. For instance, you can place a large table at the center of the room for multi-purpose use, and two smaller desks on the sides of the room—one for your computer, and the other for your hobbies (such as a sewing machine, if you are into that craft).
Finding the perfect seat
Once you have secured the necessary items, the next thing you should look for is a comfortable chair to seat. Choose a chair that’s comfortable and fitting in your space.
Make sure to pick a chair that best works for your hobby. Would your hobby be more enjoyable with a chair with wheels, or a chair without arms? Make time to think of these seemingly small factors. They make a change, trust us.
Shopping for storage
Now that you have the basics, you should now think about where you should store your stuff. Some hobbies like painting and drawing require numerous materials, while others like writing only require a few items (several pens, notebooks, papers, and a laptop). If you are working with art supplies, the best way to keep them organized is to place them on glass mason jars glued on a rustic-looking wooden board and mount it on the wall. A simple way to keep that aesthetic in your hobby room! A vertical shelf also sounds like a great idea for those who want to save space.
Here are more storage options you can try out:
- Over-the-door organizer – This provides an easy way to utilize the back of your room’s door.
- Standalone storage – This is ideal if you wish to store your stuff somewhere that doesn’t require permanent installation.
- Pegboard – This provides a creative and versatile way to store your stuff.
Now that you have your necessities, chair, and storage secured, it’s about time to sprinkle some inspiration over the room. Inspirations are necessary to keep you moving on the track. There will be times that you will feel demotivated or simply lazy, and sources of inspiration can be of help during these times.
Wall arts, books, decorative elements, photos of your idols, and your achievements will remind you that your capability to create is limitless. We love a hobby room that is as stylish as it is functional!
Before we put this discussion to an end, let us remind you to enjoy your hobby haven right away, even if you are still missing a few decorations! Get used to working in your own space, because the sooner you realize what is and not working, you can still have time to fine-tune your space.
In some cases, some people transform their garage into a hobby space. If you want to do the same for your garage, you can read here.
Setting up your hobby haven may seem frustrating at first, but keep in mind that you don’t have to figure everything out from the start! Take our tips with a grain of salt, and soon enough, your space will be exactly what you want it to be.