Built in idea for the dining room door! Oh how I love built ins. Ikea Shelves Into Built-in Bookcases :: I really love this. You could turn any room into a library with this idea. And you don't need ikea for it, either.
DIY: Using IKEA Shelf Unit as Storage Bench Better Homes & Gardens . when changing table goes out, this can go in. still use baskets if needed. Ikea Lack shelf unit w/ legs is good for over the heater vent.
IKEA DIY Ideas: 6 Ways to Make Your Own Platform Bed (with Storage!) — From the Archives: Greatest Hits Above, a storage bed that uses parts of IKEA’s STOLMEN closet system as its basis. Initially from Stadshem.se, via Anita Sienudzi.
On the wall opposite the media cabinet, custom cubby benches store bins of toys. A chalkboard table for playing doubles as a storage spot for larger bins of toys. this is a nice play area for kids. it has nice storage too:)