Like the laundry room/safe room/pantry location. Also like the Jack and Jill plan in the kids' rooms. Floorplan is spot on. European Style House Plans - 4076 Square Foot Home, 1 Story, 3 Bedroom and 3 3 Bath, 4 Garage Stalls by Monster House Plans - Plan
Like shipping pallets, wooden cable spools are another item that is usually found for free on Craigslist. Since cable spools are limited by their shape there are fewer repurposing options, but they make a great coffee table bookcase.