Design Small Rooms to Multitask--think of slightly smaller lidded baskets under those cool tables for more storage or ottomans for more seating.
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Clever Makeover: A multifunctional daybed can be used in a variety of spaces. In this house, a thrift-shop daybed found a home on a stair-top landing. The unexpected, yet peaceful nook is a perfect oasis for getting lost in a good book or for enjoying a couple cocktails with friends. Graphic-patterned red and gray pillows add a shot of cheery color, while a pair of marble-topped tables seems to float atop the gray and ice blue vintage-style rug.
Keep a Small Room Flexible