Whether you need spare quarters to sleep houseguests or room for a growing family, consider an attic-to-bedroom conversion
. If your attic has a sloped ceiling, as this one does, let bed placement dictate the way you orchestrate the space—often, it makes the most sense to position the headboard
parallel to the roofline so that people don't bang their heads against a low, slanted wall.
Because most attics aren't well illuminated, choose pale, cheery colors that reflect light, such as the yellow, white, and green palette here. Consider adding an extra window or two
in addition to layering lamps, ceiling fixtures, and sconces.Read: