Don’t let a spare room go to waste. Here are some creative spare room ideas for how to maximise and transform your space!

1. Walk-in Wardrobe

Never struggle to put together an outfit again with this spare room idea. Turn your spare room into a dressing room so you can easily see your clothes and accessories at a glance! You can even add an entrance to the adjacent bedroom for more convenience. But first, don’t forget to check if the wall can be knocked down.

2. Workout Area

You’ll never have an excuse to skip arm (or leg) day again if you have a gym right at home. The set-up can be as simple or elaborate as you like, but note that the maximum floor loading capacity for an HDB flat is 150kg/m2, so do your research before committing to any heavy-duty equipment.

3. Hobbies Space

Why not make space (literally) for your hobbies? Create a home studio where you can comfortably get your creative juices flowing. Whether it’s home pottery, art jamming or gaming, take the chance to create a self-care haven with this spare room idea.

4. Home Office

Due to work-from-home arrangements, this spare room idea is a practical choice. There are plenty of ways to get creative with your home office, from ergonomic furniture to fun accessories like smart monitors and mechanical keyboards.

Read more tips on building a conducive home office.

5. Guest Room

One of the most common spare room ideas is to create a friendly and cozy guest room for visitors who want to stay the night. You could get creative with the theme of the room, and not worry about the difference in style between the guest room and the rest of the house – use it to unleash your creativity and add some visual contrasts.

Have interesting spare bedroom ideas to share? Tag us on Instagram @singaporeHDB!

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  • Wong Li Ying

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