Hidden behind a bookcase on the second story, the media room is theperfect theater for movie buffs. "This was found space duringconstruction," Barry says. "It was just an attic, but wereconfigured it as a usable space." Barry took advantage of thegallery bookcases and chose to hinge one and add an inconspicuousknob instead of installing a standard door. "I was playing to thechild in everyone," he explains. "This is a secret hideout."
A casual sectional in classic theater-seat red smartly contrastswith throw pillows in a bevy of blues. Chairs boast specialfeatures such as cup holders and power reclining. To enhance theatmosphere, Linda hung classic movie posters. Identical credenzashold electronics and DVD collections, along with movie-nightnecessities such as snacks, drinks, and blankets. Hidden behind onecredenza door is "a microwave for popcorn," says Linda. "When thecrowd runs out of snacks, you won?t miss a single scene."