This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.
Amy Butler's Living Room with gorgeous IKEA Maskros pendant spraypainted gold; wide plank floors, white plank ceiling and beams, skylights, light brick fireplace, charcoal and white furniture - Amy Butler via Apartment Therapy
Docked Tones - my special palette of blue gray and mushroom. I'm going to paint cabinets light tan, the floor is grey marble'ish tile, the walls opposite are dark beige and stormy blue. Like colours for house inside
Simple in a narrow hallway. White painted stairs make them appear wider and the grey runner is both practical and elegant. Seek out a slim console - vintage or modern - thats useful and decorative but not space-consuming.
If we can't refinish the stairs then this might work. DIY: How To Cut, Paint & Install Stair Treads + How To Remove Carpeting + How To Install A Stair Runner (awesome step-by-step tutorial & pictures!) - these are excellent tutorials!
This does look cozy but I'm really surprised that fur is becoming so popular again because of so many animal rights activists.kind of makes me sad seeing this sheep skin rug.Make Your Home Cozy With Sheepskin Rugs And Throws
Installing an en-suite bathroom is becoming increasingly popular due to the rising number of young adults living at home for longer and families are now transforming their homes into hotel-style accommodation