With high school graduates leaving for college, multi-functional spare rooms with sofa sleepers are growing in popularity
Furniture Market, Las Vegas’ premier provider of luxury home furnishings and interior design consultations, anticipates an increase in demand from parents looking to convert a space in the home during the back-to-school season as their children prepare to take off for college. Furniture Market offers parents advice on what to do with their empty nest.
“Every year around the back-to-school season we see an increase of empty nester’s looking to redesign their new spare room after their children have packed up and left for college,” said Liz Werner, co-owner at Furniture Market. “Many people are turning toward creating a multi-use space in their spare room that can be a guest room when needed, but can also serve an everyday purpose such as a home office, bar or entertainment room. We want to help inspire parents by suggesting room designs that help them rediscover or enhance their special interests.”
One piece of furniture that is becoming more and more popular in the past few years and is a great addition to an empty nester’s spare room is the Sofa Sleeper.
“Sofa sleepers are also becoming more popular as they are multi-functional allowing for sitting and conversing with guests but also transforms into a comfortable place to sleep at night. What makes them great for families with college students is that it allows parents to create their dream space while still always ensuring their kids have a place to come back to and stay during breaks,” Werner added.
Below are five different looks for the spare bedroom for inspiration.
Adult Play Room
While the kids are away, the parents can play. This room can be achieved fairly quickly by adding game room furniture pieces such as a pool table, arcade games and darts along with a few home accents to enhance the overall ambiance of the room. Additionally, adding a personal bar can make it easier to host adult game nights in your home.
Perfect for the person who has outgrown their current closet space. Create the walk-in closet of your dreams by adding a few shelves, filing cabinets, bureaus, etc.
This look can be achieved fairly simply and inexpensively. Purchase home theater seating, a projector and screen along with a surround sound system and you have the basic makings of a personal home theater room.
A space for the avid reader, lining the walls with bookshelves, a desk, comfortable lighting, and a good sofa sleeper will give you a personal reading retreat as well as a place for your college student to stay and study during the holidays.
The home office/guest room is becoming more and more popular and it’s becoming easier to do as more and more people are exchanging their desktop computers for laptops. With storage and cords becoming less of an issue, many people are turning towards more simplistic desks made from a gorgeous glass, lacquer or even wood.
About Furniture Market:
Furniture Market, family owned and operated since 2007, is an all-inclusive Las Vegas retail destination for high-end luxurious home décor and interior design consultation. Their 25,000-square-foot showroom features the latest designer home furnishing products from more than 140 manufacturers all under one roof. Furniture Market provides an array of styles from traditional to transitional with a modern flair. From designer to custom-built pieces, every product featured is truly unique, as customers will never find multiples of the same pieces sitting on the showroom floor. Also, each piece is fully customizable from fabric to buttons, allowing customers to create one-of-a-kind signature pieces. The team of experienced and professional designers offers in-store and in-home design consultations to help customers create their perfect retreat. Furniture Market, located at 6675 S. Eastern Ave., is open Mondays – Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. (noon) to 5 p.m. For more information call 702.436.3960 or log on towww.fmvegas.com.