An often overlooked area of your home that can be decorated is your garage. Most people only use the garage as storage for cars, tools, and overflow from their homes. While this can be great if you’re short on space, you may not need the garage to be used for those reasons. With a bit of decorating, you can completely change your garage into something that you’ll actually get use out of.
If you tend to entertain in your home and want an extra space to do it, the garage can be a great bar/entertainment area. You can create a bar with tables in a rectangle shape leaving space in the middle for the server. Under your tables, you can place mini refrigerators to keep drinks cold. You can install shelving on the walls to store glassware and wine. The outside of the table square can have bar stools for the guests. You can also consider mounting a television on the wall to provide your guests with entertainment.
If you tend to do a lot of arts and crafts, consider turning your garage into your work area. You can do this quite easily. Purchase a few craft tables to place in the garage. You can install organizational shelves to keep all of your items when they are not in use. You can have multiple craft tables to ensure that you have all of the space that you’ll need for each project. An over-the-door shoe holder is great for holder any small tools that you may need to store. This can include scissors, glue, tape, or any other materials that you often use. If you want to give your garage more of a room feel, you can add rugs to the space to provide warmth and decor.
Many people enjoy the thought of exercising in their home but they don’t believe that they have space for their equipment. The garage can make a great exercise room if it’s not being used for other things. The typical concrete floor of a garage is great because you don’t have to worry about the floor becoming messed up from exercise equipment. If you use weights, you can add some simple rubber mats to dampen the sound that occurs when you set the weights down. If you have some shelves placed on the walls, you can place yoga mats, cleaning supplies, resistant bands, and many more objects that you’ll be using in the space on them to keep the objects off of the floor. A garage will typically be a bit cooler than the rest of the home which can be great when you’re working up a sweat.
Your garage does not have to strictly be used for just parking cars. You can create a room that you’ll be able to enjoy easily without much work. Adding typical decorations and furniture to the room will help to reduce the garage feel and make you feel like you’re just in an extra room in your home.