Empty Nest: 5 Ways To Decorate Your New Kid-Free Space

You have a child that is off exploring the world, or heading off to college, and you’re wondering what to do with that space? Treat yourself to a room that you can call your own, where you can get away from it all and enjoy a little quiet time. Here are five ways to decorate your new kid-free space:

Craft Room idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/230950287120698893/
Craft Room Idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016, from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/230950287120698893/
  1. Create a craft/sewing room

If you are a DIY queen but have no space to create your masterpieces, use the empty room to give you the space you need!

Reading room idea. Retrieved August 21, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/71142869091338228/
Reading room idea. Retrieved August 21, 2016, from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/71142869091338228/
  1. Library/Reading Room

Turn your space into a posh reading room to go curl up with a nice book or to just wind down by perusing through the latest fashion magazines.

Dressing room idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/68891069279825700/
Dressing room idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016, from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/68891069279825700/
  1. Dressing room

Every woman wants more closet space so why not make that dream a reality by turning your empty room into a full walk-in closet?  A couple of shelves from IKEA and bookcases against the wall and instantly you have your home clothing boutique.

Meditation room idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/164311086381492908/
Meditation room idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016, from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/164311086381492908/
  1. Meditation room

One of the biggest trends today is meditation and yoga so why not hop on the trend bandwagon and turn your space into a meditation room.  This will allow you the space to find your inner peace before taking on the world.

Bohemian decor idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016 from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/422353271284532034/
Bohemian decor idea. Retrieved August 22, 2016, from https://www.pinterest.com/pin/422353271284532034/
  1. Bohemian style guest room

Are you a secret lover of the boho-style? Try turning the empty room into a bohemian-themed guest room. This way your kid still has a place to lay their head when they come back home to visit, only it will be way cooler than they left it!

 

Written By: Hope Thomas, Staff Writer, Modern Domestic

 

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