Hidden behind a bookcase on the second story, the media room is the perfect theater for movie buffs. "This was found space during construction," Barry says. "It was just an attic, but we reconfigured it as a usable space." Barry took advantage of the gallery bookcases and chose to hinge one and add an inconspicuous knob instead of installing a standard door. "I was playing to the child in everyone," he explains. "This is a secret hideout."

A casual sectional in classic theater-seat red smartly contrasts with throw pillows in a bevy of blues. Chairs boast special features such as cup holders and power reclining. To enhance
the atmosphere, Linda hung classic movie posters. Identical credenzas hold electronics and DVD collections, along with movie-night necessities such as snacks, drinks, and blankets. Hidden behind one credenza door is "a microwave for popcorn," says Linda. "When the crowd runs out of snacks, you won?t miss a single scene."

By Lacey N. Howard

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."

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