Built-in cabinet and windowseat is exactly what I want to do in the India apartment's guest room. Instead of open shelves, closed wardrobe cabinets on the sides. The ceiling is 10 feet so with a ladder we could extend storage across the top too. The window seat will be deep and "lounge-able."

Built-In Bookcase Plan - Build a Cozy BookNook- Who cares if you don't have a bay window, make a window seat anyways!

Get the look - use ikea spice racks to make pretty book shelves

Love this clever DIY! Use ikea spice racks to make pretty book shelves - vild med den ene pind i anden farve

Reading, lounging, napping nook under the stairs with built in storage!

Pretty sure any extra space I find in my future house will be converted into a reading nook if I'm able. I need a house with stairs so I can make a Harry potter reading nook

billy-bookcase-floor-to-ceiling Love the idea of painting the back of the bookcase a darker colour to add interest. Would be god for tv unit in lounge.

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Built-in under stairs. Would be cool as a 2nd floor loft with stairs going to attic.

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Idea for tiny house if you have stairs to loft. The depth of space under a staircase can be sufficient for a built-in entertainment center that houses a flat-screen TV and a bookcase to boot, along with drawers for remotes, movies, and game accessories.

Holiday Home Tour - Paula Holm - Bright Bold and Beautiful Blog. This really irks me. Why do you have built ins and you don't need them? You have no stuff...

Holiday Home Tour - Paula Holm - Bright Bold and Beautiful Blog

Built-in tv unit. This would be nice in our basement, love the extra storage.

For added pop, paint the insides of the shelves and leave the shelves white. Or paint the rear of the wall a pop of color, and leave the shelving white.