“It’s home time”: clever moves that changed the outbuilding

“It’s home time”: clever moves that changed the outbuilding

Once upon a time, the old outhouse housed both an outhouse and farm animals. By fairly simple means it has been converted into a living space for the extended family.

Here you can now light the stove, relax on the sofa, play on the floor and even take a nap.

Before: The outhouse that will become the family’s new favorite. Photo: Pandora Film/TV 2

After: A good atmosphere when old meets new.  Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

After: A good atmosphere when old meets new. Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

These clever moves were made to create a cozy room

Designer Emily Sloat focused on the ability of three generations to enjoy themselves together in the new extension.

– It’s about creating a harmonious atmosphere, facilitating different activities, she says.

  • Create comfort and warmth. The walls were insulated and covered with plywood. Stand beams were nailed to the outside of the plywood to give the board an aged feel.

Nostalgia: 1920s feel with painted panels on the walls.  Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

Nostalgia: 1920s feel painted panels on the walls. Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

  • Choose a light but warm color. Here, Dempet Savanne’s color was used on all the walls and shelving furniture.
  • Break up and create interest By adding more rustic elements, such as baskets, old household items, and coarse textiles.
  • Make sure you have plenty of storage space for different activities. A large built-in shelf is built into the entire end wall. Here you can store old toys, games and memories that you love to look at.

Smart furniture: a large shelf with a pull-out bedside table for a double bed.  Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

Smart furniture: a large shelf with a pull-out bedside table for a double bed. Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

  • Feel free to offer additional accommodation. Under the window, built into the shelf, is a cozy old-fashioned side table. It can be pulled out and converted into a double bed. either to provide plenty of room for the little ones to run around, or to provide additional accommodation when needed.
  • Save plenty of seats. When close friends gather here, they have both a bedside bench and a sofa to curl up on. There is also a lovely armchair, suitable for spending time alone with a fire in the oven and knitting on your lap.

Cozy: Beautiful armchair and newly installed wood burner.  Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

Cozy: Beautiful armchair and newly installed wood burner. Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

  • Make the essentials readily available. You need a fridge and kettle, but also hooks to hang your outerwear when you enter.

Nice combination: the old sewing machine table and the new fridge.  Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

Nice combination: the old sewing machine table and the new fridge. Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

Learn about the colors, materials and products used in it Overview here.

Tears of joy

The large family, who had gathered to see what Time to Come Back had achieved in a short week, were very excited.

“Mom and Dad did a lot of renovations in the main house, so I signed them up to renovate the annex,” says Marty Fawsky, one of the family’s daughters.

Nice makeover: the new room is ready for use.  Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

Nice makeover: the new room is ready for use. Photo: Per Olaf Solvberg

She was quite sure that Time for Home would do well in the old building, but the tears still came.

– It’s just “happy tears,” then. You explain that it was nice to come here, in the new room.

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