Something similar to this under the stairs would be perfect. i love the brick for the brick wall, the cupboards build in for storage and shelves on top for photos.. meaning no photos on walls...

Best Buffets and Cabinets for Modern Bedrooms

Our beautiful reclaimed wood floating shelves. Flanking fireplace with grey base cabinets located in family room. * love these floating shelves for breakfast area*

Wood Burning Stoves Tadcaster

The Stovax View 8 Multifuel Stove. The View 8 stoves have a cast iron door and large glass window to enjoy the burning flames

Plain opening with a natural stone hearth and enough room for logs around

Plain opening with a natural stone hearth, a wood burning stove and enough room for logs around - a good conversion for a big, inefficient wood fireplace

Ormond Road by GKMP Architects- fireplace

The glass walls of this extension to a period property in Dublin by GKMP Architects forms a transparent connection between the main house and its garden.