Murphy beds in the play room for sleepovers.
stacked IKEA lack shelves for storage (could do same with Expedit)
2 Ikea Billy Bookcases, an Ikea Billy Wall Shelf, an Ikea Smadal TV Stand, some plank style beadboard, some quarter round trim and some crown molding - cost breakdown: Bookcases: $190 Beadboard: $20 Outlet/Switchplate: $3 Paint: $10 Wall mounting hardware: $3 Quarter Round: $15 Crown: $30 Corbels: $20 Hooks: $18 Total Cost: $309! Not bad, not bad at all!
The Money Pit: Adding Mudroom Built-Ins to the Garage
Armoire turned into a bar
How to Make Suspended Shelves with Steel Cable and Turnbuckles
Wrap the couch in bookshelves rather than have end tables. Our Living room isn't big enough to -wrap- them around, but I really like the idea of doing this against the back of the cough instead of trying to find a cheap sofa table, which has less storage. The only concern would be kids trying to climb them...
wrap the couch in bookshelves