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

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

For a living room with a very high ceiling, this is a nice storage solution.

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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

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.

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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For the master someday - take out the 2 closets on either side of the fire place and replace them with built-in bookshelves

I love this Paul Moon Design: Beautiful built-in vignette with creamy white built-in cabinets & shelves, white .