Nothing is worse than sinking into a soft couch when you're trying to power through your inbox or balance your bills. If you don't have a designated office space, transform a dormer into one by adding a built-in desk. See more at The Yellow Cape Cod
The former bedroom was converted into a casual den by swapping out an affixed desk for a cushion-topped window seat that has a drawer underneath. The owner upped the cottage quotient with charming built-ins that have clever storage.