Pans and raised- handle lids are easy to grab yet out of sight with this slide-out. The rack, which can handle 100 pounds, comes with heavy-duty hooks and an easy-install mounting bracket; you provide the empty cabinet. About $200 from Glideware. | thisoldhouse.com
Enclosed Washer and Dryer | Laundry room features built-in cabinets encasing a silver front-load washer and dryer accented with pull out trays sandwiched between cabinets above and stacked drawers below.
Secret bookcase door at the end of the hall - In many new houses, the hallway continuing beyond the door would be an immediate giveaway that there was a door there. In older homes, things have been moved around so much that people would think less about it.