Top 10 Design Ideas for a Glam Game Room

dan kurtz, kim kardashian, katie kurtz, katie kurtz mn realtor, rowhouse showdown dan and katie kurtz, FYI network, mn team, katie kurtz real estate and design, mn interior design, mn realtor, north oaks mn realtor, dan kurtz, bonus room row house showdown, blue team row house showdownAlways dreamed of having a recreation room in your own home? A space where your family and friends can relax and unwind for a night in? There are many things that can make or break this space, including forgetting the design aspect of the project because you are too busy thinking about the fun parts of the room! Come up with a theme and stick to it, remember design and function go hand in hand. Storage, seating, ambience, style! Here are the top 10 things to remember in order to make your space great!

  1. Ample seating and tables for drinks and snacks, but be aware of not making it look too cluttered if the room is small!
  2. Create a snack station or bar area to serve your guestsdan kurtz, katie kurtz, katie kurtzmn, katue kurtz rowhouse showdown, rowhouse showdown, fyi network, dan kurtz, dan kurtz mn, keller williams, mn designer, mn realtor
  3. Black out drapes to block light when watching movies and dimmer switches to create ambience
  4. Cabinets or shelving for games and moviesdan kurtz, katie kurtz, katie kurtzmn, katue kurtz rowhouse showdown, rowhouse showdown, fyi network, dan kurtz, dan kurtz mn, keller williams, mn designer, mn realtor
  5. Stepped floors in theater rooms so everyone in the room has a prime view
  6. Hide the electrical cords by having outlets placed on the wall where the tv will go, hides the cords and clutter and assures no one will trip over the loose cords!IMG_2653real estate blog, interior design blog, nkba, dan kurtz, katie kurtz, katie kurtzmn, katue kurtz rowhouse showdown, rowhouse showdown, fyi network, dan kurtz, dan kurtz mn, keller williams, mn designer, mn realtor, spaces magazine, fyi network, kkurtz, mnrealestate, staging mn
  7. Designated area for the electronics, many people use a closet, but one that allows the pieces to breathe. They produce heat and need to stay cool!IMG_2656 IMG_2652
  8. If you’re space allows, have designated areas for large games; pool table, skeeball, pin ball etc. A unique game will keep your guests interested!
  9. Remember comfort is important in these rooms, the room should encourage people to hang out and relax!IMG_2647 IMG_2650
  10. Friends and Family! Invite everyone over for an opening night get together. Show them a good time and you can be sure they will return!

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