secret door to an underground storm shelter/panic room/hid out in the kitchen island! Best secret passage ever! Definitely a dream home feature! (would also be good if someone broke into your house and you had to hide somewhere) Zombie apocalypse.
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Under stairs storage: Awesome and attractive - don't have the room or the funds for glass fronted drinks cabinet or display case? Build it into the understairs space, and it would be fairly easy to add lights.
I love the idea of the pantry tucked up under the stair case. Lots of extra storage space. Shawna's Glamorous Custom Kitchen The walk in pantry is tucked into the staircase, complete with a custom made baking cart to shuttle ingredients back and forth!
Awesome dog kennel under the stairs design idea. If you want an indoor dog house, utilizing the space under the stairs for a cozy, attractive and practical space for dogs is a good idea! The barn door really ties it together.