One of my all time favorite designers is Tom Sheerer a designer and architect that is a master of Laid Back Traditional design. He coined the word "Snoratorium" in an old House Beautiful article from 2011! Yes, I have magazines that date back 10 years or more!!
In his renovation of his Maine Family Cottage, he split a large bedroom into two separate rooms to make it more inviting...a main bedroom and something Scheerer dubbed the “snoratorium", which is a little nook that features one bed and a desk. “It’s a place where the snorer can go,” he says. “It’s become a very well-used room.” I bet!
I am lucky enough, not to live with a snorer, but I have heard from many that sometimes sleeping with one is enough to send you to a Sanitarium! I consider myself very lucky!
However, I am known to wake up in the middle of the night (yes, I am in my mid-40's, so I hear this is thing??) Isn't that called insomnia? Whatever...I hate tossing and turning, so I normally head to an open bed or sofa as to not bother my "non snorer." I would say I am a thoughtful insomniac... Isn't that nice of me??
When we were creating the plan for my master bedroom/bathroom/office suite, I was reminded of Tom Sheerers "snoratorium" idea. An office room with a bed is just what I need. Snorers (or partner's of snorers) and insomniacs unite!
I have held onto this inspiration image for a while for my own "snoratorium". Now that the foundation of my room is finished, painted and cleaned, I am finally putting the plan into action!
I think Tom Sheerer is a genius! Will it save this insomniacs sanity? Would it save yours? For me, I can't wait to find out!
Ya'll have a good weekend!