For some it’s a gorgeous gourmet kitchen to try out fantastic new recipes. For others? Plenty of outdoor living to set up the ultimate barbecue zone. For others still? It’s the perfect space to enjoy their hobby!
In this post, we’ll look at imaginative ways to integrate hobbies into your house design using real examples from real homes. Creating a space that works for you and your family, it’s all part of Taylor Morrison’s commitment to quality!
Relieve Stress and Promote Happiness
Before we dive into the photos and the fun, let’s quickly touch on some of the reasons why you should consider picking up a new hobby in 2019:
- Lower Tension: On the surface, adding something new to your schedule sounds like a headache. In reality, spending some time each week doing something you enjoy has been proven to relieve stress.
- Improve Focus: Hobbies are great for your mind. Challenging your brain in a good way can be relaxing.
- Boost Your Confidence: Trying something new is a great way to prove that you can teach an old dog new tricks!
- New Social Connections: Hobbies are a fantastic outlet for making new friends. Better yet, new friends with a shared interest.
From arts & crafts to games, sports or even building a wine collection, finding time for you is a gift that keeps on giving all year long.
Go Horse Crazy in the Bedroom
Some hobbies aren’t appropriate for inside the house! At this new home in Orlando, a horse-themed bedroom lets everyone know that there’s a cowgirl on the premises. All the way down to boots on the dresser.
Get Your Stretch On
Thinking of finally giving yoga a spin? The Harper floor plan provides plenty of room on the lanai to bring your yoga mat and convert the space into your private at-home yoga studio. Florida sunshine and healthy exercise – it’s a winning combination.
An Evening at the Movies
Movie buffs just love new Tampa homes designed with a dedicated media center. Throw a classic into the BluRay player or stream something new from your favorite genre. Once the credits roll, pull a board game off the shelf for fun with the family.
Want to see more of the Abaco plan? Take this fun 360-degree virtual tour.
Deal in another Hand
Whether you’re into Texas Hold ‘em or regular old 5-Card Draw, having your own poker room is a surefire good bet to anteing up a good time at your place. Add the wet bar for additional fun on the rocks!
Here’s another fantastic idea for anyone whose hobby involves a swimsuit. Imagine diving in for a pool party at this incredible outdoor living space in the Farnese plan.
Get Fit and Stay Calm
Wondering what to do with the unfinished storage space in your new Cumming, GA home? Create an at-home gym slash reading room to get your heartrate up before sitting down to a good book. Use the adjacent bathroom to freshen up after your workout.
Lodge-Style Retreat at Home
Get in touch with your sportsman’s side with a charming entertainment space by combining modern amenity with classic detail. Show off the ones that didn’t get away and rack ‘em up for a game of billiards.
Complete the ensemble with a stylish corner wet bar. The perfect spot to pour a glass of your preferred whiskey or bourbon.
Salute to Your Heroes
This comic book inspired bedroom is a safe haven for any child who has a vivid imagination. And a perfect place to curl up and escape on an adventure with your favorite superhero.
To the Land of Fantasy and Beyond
If your hobby involves axe wielding warriors and medieval storytelling, it’s hard to imagine a better equipped home cinema arrangement for inviting the kingdom over to watch Game of Thrones!
After the show, take a load off with an ice-cold beverage at the bar.
Elegance & Sophistication in the Game Room
Who says the game room can’t be a classy affair? From the ornate trim to the coffered ceiling, immaculate window coverings and art selection, it’s easy to see how this chic billiards space could become your favorite room in the house. Check out the adjacent deck for catching some fresh air between games.
The Marseille plan also comes complete with a dedicated media center. Kick back and enjoy the show or invite the gang over to watch the big game.
Knitting up a Storm
This spectacular craft room offers convenient storage for all your yarn and art supplies. A quiet place to escape and create or a cozy space to enjoy arts & crafts with little ones.
Raise a Toast
Impress friends with your amateur sommelier skills and store all your favorite wines. The Freesia plan offers this attractive wine valet for aficionados of the vineyard.
Fancy a Game of Cards?
No matter what your game, adding an extra table to a loft or flex space makes it easy to pause your bunko game when dinner’s up.
Convert the Loft into a Tech Zone
This setup is a fantastic option for the computer whiz in your house. There are plenty of little cubby holes to hide electronics/robotics gear, too.
Upstairs Bonus Area Goes Crafty
Floor plans with a casual upstairs living room present a world of opportunity. Set up your craft goodies on the spacious desk area while you stream your favorite program in the background.
If you find your happy place while gardening, you’ll love this cozy deck setup at Muse. Arrange a small gardening station for potted plants, succulents or bonsai. Relax, meditate and practice your zen.
A Hobby for Baby
This gorgeous safari-themed nursery is a great way to get the newest member of your family interested in animals.
Play that Funky Music
Love to sing? This room not only inspires the aspiring recording artist, but provides a fun space to hone your hobby and lay down some tracks.
This princess-themed room provides a quick escape to fantasy land. A pair of chest-of-drawers offers plenty of storage for dolls and other toys from the land of make believe.
What’s Your Hobby?
Which of these fun hobby rooms most inspires you to have more fun in 2019? Let us know in the comments!