We had an under-stairs closet in the house I grew up in. It was my play room for a while, and then held us safe during a terrible tornado. I've always loved under stairs "closets" and I can't think of a better use, well, except maybe to house Bourbon!
After: Bar Wall Storage After: Bar Wall Storage With repainted lower cabinets, the bar area was well on its way to looking better. Lauren fastened wine racks to the wall for a space-savvy way to store wine and crystal glasses. Everything for serving drinks is at Lauren's fingertips when she entertains; she often uses the countertop and ledge above as a buffet.