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33 Amazing Ideas That Will Make Your House Awesome

We’ve all got some sort of idea of how our dream home might look. Some of us have just got to have a pool, while others want clever modern design, sustainability, or integration with natural elements. No matter what it is that makes your dream home unique, here are a few examples of homes where people have been able to realize some of their greatest home design fantasies.

These ingenious home improvements run from pools and aquariums to cleverly-hidden storage spaces, multi-purpose furniture and… cat transit walkways. Maybe you’ll recognize something that you’ve always wanted to see, or maybe the pictures will get your juices flowing and inspire you to come up with or even build something new.

Warning – viewing some of these images may make you feel dissatisfied with your current home!

1. Aquarium Bed

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2. Chandelier That Turns Your Room into a Forest

Image credits: Hilden and Diaz

3. Indoor-Outdoor Pool

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4. Swing Set Table

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5. Beach Sand Under Your Work Desk

Image credits: Justin Kemp

6. Spiral Staircase Slide

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7. Cat Transit System

Image credits: Because We Can

8. Glass Floor and an Open Shaft Below Your Bathroom

Image credits: Hernandez Silva Arquitectos

9. Fusion Dining And Pool Table


10. Hammock Bed

Image credits: Le Beanock

11. Understairs Storage

Image credits: Deriba Furniture

12. Backyard Cinema

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13. Ping Pong Door

Image credits: Tobias Fraenzel

14. A Wall That Plays Music When It Rains

Image credits: ingeniumetars

15. See-through Bathtub

Image credits: Stern McCafferty

16. Vertical Herb Garden in Your Kitchen

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17. Bookcase Staircase

Image credits: Levitate Architects

18. Back Yard Beach-Themed Fire Pit

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19. Spiral Wine Storage

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20. Treehouse Room For Kids

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21. Pirate Ship Bedroom For Yourself

22. Walk-In Pool

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23. Door of Swatches

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24. Hammock Over the Stairs

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25. Ice Cave In Your Room

(These icicles formed inside a building in Chicago due to bad cold storage maintenance.)

26. Skate-park Room

Image credits: Pierre Andre Senizergues

27. Fire Pit Table

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28. Backyard Office

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29. Indoor Slide

Image credits: David Hotson

30. Catwalk Around The House

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31. Table Firepit

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32. Kitchen Table Tennis

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33. Balcony Pool

Image credits: James Law

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  • Criss Stolmeier Forslund

    Backyard cinema, need to cover it though.

  • Aunty’s Lil Green Hut

    These ideas can also inspire low cost, low tech versions. i.e. place a sleeping hammock high in a sm room for a guest bed or reading spot. When not being used, sub out hammock bed w/ lg net filled w/japanese paper lanterns and a string of lights…or hang colored glass pieces intermixed w/ mirror pieces fr the net for kaleidoscope effect.

  • Paul Uwemedimo

    I like number 17!

  • Melodie Hutmacher

    My cat would poop in that

  • Maria Grazia De Nardi

    Che idee! bellissime ed eleganti. Ciao.

  • d

    yea the ‘beach sand desk’ is terrible.. sandy feet every time you step in, then it gets everywhere. Not to mention it would be impossible to move that chair around in the sand.

    • cowboy

      OMG are you people frightened of a bit of sand around the place and god forbid that you might have to actually move a chair , do you realise how lame and lazy you sound

  • Marsha Wolff

    Oh my, everything.

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  • Helena Kalsmose

    Thank you Bored Panda, for reminding me that humans have imagination. Thank you for reminding me that we have endless possibilities if we use that imagination and thank you for showing examples for inspiration so I can make my own more suitable solutions for creating a homespace that is much more stimulating to me and my dreams..

  • Quartz

    Its not whether it is practical, it is about thinking outside the box and using your imagination. Challenging the status quo. What is so wrong with that? Not everyone likes the same things.

  • Anonymous

    Beach sand under the desk….. NOT if you have cats! then it’s a litter box under desk……. Balcony pool….. how many gallons of water pressing against glass wall? has anyone ever seen a above the ground pool fail? It’s a long way down if it does……

  • go die

    lol @ sand in your living room.

    lol@ no one being able to afford this


  • Lusus Naturae

    I like the catwalk around the house… Fresh air for an indoor kitteh.

  • Lusus Naturae

    The library stairs was really cool too.

  • smoka

    #27 (Fire Pit Table) seems like a fire hazard.

  • Asjad Jamshed

    Some of the ideas are completely insane i.e. swing set table, cat transit system.

  • Joe Pirelli

    I have to admit, I am disappointed to not see a firemans pole (which I plan to put in my place when my son is old enough!!!

  • Floyd R. Turbo

    Obvisously, these improvements/ideas are not for the average joe on Facebook…

  • lulu

    I would choose the staircase slide, its just a cool idea I think. I would also pick the swing table thing cause that’s pretty cool too. The catwalk around the house would be good for the cats but I’m just not sure if I’d have it in my house.

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  • omordah

    Half of these are terrifying, and some of them are just stupid.

  • Tie Dye’s Momma

    Wall o’Herbs would be great… until the cat noticed new greenry and started hacking up basil in front of the bathroom door. :/ Think I’ll skip anything involving open flame and sand too.

  • cowboy

    fantastic ideas, shame you have some of the most boring unimaginative people that ever walked Gods earth passing comments , whine “ya have to be rich “, whine “ooo sand, i’ll have to clean up ” a good few things can be done without an awful lot of money just time , someone might break a finger nail(men inc ) …would you ever go back and read your miserable negative comments and see it as a reflection of your miserable boring lives