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closet office- what a good idea- for when you need to just pack your work away and forget about it.
Family Decorating Ideas - Kid and Family Friendly Decorating - House Beautiful-I love reading nooks. This one is tucked at the top of the stairs. I also like having the book covers facing out. I could make a very shallow book case with dowels to hold the books in place. Perfect under the window in Ella's room with a small beanbag chair for her to sit in/lounge on.
Hang a kitchen cabinet horizontally and attach piano hinges to the door so it opens to become a mini desk.