There are times that you want more room or privacy in your home, and these creative room divider ideas will help you create that space without sacrificing aesthetics. The benefit of room dividers is that they can become creative and artistic pieces in your home. If you are on a budget you can find cheap solutions and do-it-yourself room dividers as well.
For a simple do-it yourself -room divider, you could hang curtains from the ceiling between living spaces. You could hang a rod from your ceiling to put the curtain on or put up ceiling hooks for the curtain to hang from. To prevent a darkening feel in the room use translucent or light colored curtains. This will give rooms separation, but still allow light to spread from room to room keeping a feel of spaciousness. To bring in a bit of the outdoors in you could use tall plants such as bamboo grown in pots as room dividers. Other tall potted or fake plants would work as well to delineate different spaces in your home.
For a more classic appearance you can use screens as dividers. There is a vast array of artistic screens to find out there to fit your tastes. You can even find screens made from recycled cardboard in multiple colors or screens that fold down into chairs to add extra seating for guests.
You can also make a screen divider yourself. To do this, purchase multiple planks of wood, glass, or metal that you can attach together. You can decorate your planks however you would like. You could use chalkboard paint to make it a place for doodling or notes. You could attach family photos. At a hardware store you will need to find hinges to match. When attaching the hinges be sure to attach the hinges on opposite sides for each pair of planks so that your screen will be able bend and fold as you would like.