wrap the couch in bookshelves rather than have end tables

Cookbook Cubby at end of island or counter.


Who says your home can't be beautiful and you can still have cash in your wallet?

Um, genius! shelves attached to the inside of a closet door... Shoes....purses....

DIY Bookshelf Door | This woodworking project shows how to transform a normal door into a bookshelf door. Great for longer narrower closets!

DIY console table for behind the sofa. Don't need end tables this way.

The Couch Arm Wrap | 33 Insanely Clever Things Your Small Apartment Needs

I would love to have an outdoor kitchen and do something like this. So cool it is like a Murphy picnic table. : )

Instead of a headboard......Love the bookshelves 'framing' the bed, and especially love the lights over head for reading.

sofa table/bar table made from 2x8x12 board and conduit. great for the basement media room

This company makes bookshelves that fit into your doorway to create a secret room!


http://www.idecz.com/category/Picture-Frames/ Interesting bookshelves - looks like a very large frame leaning against wall ... Mark Taylor Design - [combo of parts of two related captions]

simple DIY sofa tables. Sofa table behind couch and against the wall, instead of using end tables.

love this round end table

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Two bookcases ($34.99) anchor this makeover. The baseboard wrapping the base creates a custom-built look. For extra storage, divide the bottom units to create cubbies for shoes.

Reading room lounge