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Brilliant Built-Ins

Brilliant Built-Ins

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Tucked into the wall along a staircase, this clever shelf space makes use of an often under-used area. The square shelf units mimic the stairs, and the backs are painted a seaglass hue, in keeping with the home's palette of turquoise, green, navy, and white.

25 Beautiful, Space-Saving Built-Ins

DIY built-in bookshelves, window seat, and crown molding were added to this child's bedroom with awkward wall angles

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Why hide eaves behind walls when you can carve out usable spaces like the folks at Land's End Development did here with this handsome guest bed?

Land's End Development

How cool is this secret passage? Living room shelving swings out to give access to an office. There's 200 square feet behind the fireplace you'd never know was there

Readers' Clever Upgrade Ideas That Wowed Us IV

Tucked between wall studs and just below the eaves, a beadboard-lined, trimmed-out cubby provides a perfect spot for extra towels in a diminutive powder room.

How to Design a Cozy Cottage-Style Interior

Why let a blank hallway go to waste when you can line it with your favorite literature? | Design by Coburn Architecture

Coburn Architecture

The niches flanking the cooking range in this kitchen are a handy spot for cookbooks and magazines

A 1940s House Makes a Fresh Start

This wide room divider is thick enough to hold closets, their doors disguised with raised panels.

A Detail-Oriented Renovation and Addition

The built-in cabinets at the top of the stairs hide a washer and dryer behind doors made with random-width planks that have decorative cutouts.

Backyard Garage Becomes Dreamy Guest Cottage

A bracketed niche holds the microwave, while the built-in around the corner—crowned with a salvaged mantel—takes care of the TV in this garage-turned-guest cottage

Cabinets hide the washer and dryer in this laundry room.

A DIYer's Delight in a Colonial Revival Remodel

This three-corner cupboard is original to the 1938 home and was revived with semigloss paint

A DIYer's Delight in a Colonial Revival Remodel

Space-saving ironing boards! 6 Sources for Built-In Ironing Boards via Remodelista

Design Sleuth: 6 Sources for Built-In Ironing Boards: Remodelista

This family room's traditional-look built-ins are loosened up with open shelves and cabinet doors with chicken-wire fronts for displaying favorite objects.

A Light-Filled and Detail-Rich Colonial Remodel

A custom cabinet gives the refrigerator in this kitchen a sleek, built-in look.

Crowd-Pleasing Kitchen Makeover

These homeowners carved out an accessory closet between the studs of an unused wall and lined it with a mirror to add high function to their dressing room. J. Korsbon Designs via

Fremont Residence - Traditional - Closet - minneapolis - by J Korsbon Designs

A built-in bookshelf between living room and dining room adds a sense of spaciousness while giving the separate areas distinct identities

A Whole-House Redo Becomes a Family Affair

A box bay replaced a set of doors off the kitchen, allowing an eating area to sidle up to the built-in banquette. Chair and pillow fabric: Kravet | Wall paint: Benjamin Moore Arctic Gray

A Light-Filled and Detail-Rich Colonial Remodel

This new den has decorative ceiling beams, a built-in bar, and a gas fireplace flanked by bookcases. | Paint: Benjamin Moore HC-159 Philipsburg Blue (walls) and HC-26 Monroe Bisque (trim) | Gas fireplace and mantel: Heatilator Fireplaces | Flooring: Armstrong Flooring | Wine refrigerator: KitchenAid | Sconces: Robert Abbey, Inc. | Wing chair: Hickory Chair

A Dutch Colonial Bumps Up the Charm

Here's a built-in that does triple duty. By day, it's a window seat, and when guests come, there's room for two..

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  • Lynn Roberts
    Lynn Roberts

    I love this so much! Tried for years and years to convince family of the efficiency, failed. lol

Two rows of beds in this children's room put a whimsically nautical spin on the traditional bunk. Via Coastal Living

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  • Kathy Pikus
    Kathy Pikus

    Add bunks above love storage below!

This TV is situated in a custom cabinet for easy viewing from the breakfast bar. It disappears behind flipper doors when not in use. Flatscreen TV from LG USA

Kitchen Gets a Fresh Slant for an Open Cook Space

A built-in cutting board serves a busy breakfast station in this kitchen

Supersizing the Island for a Spacious Kitchen Redo

This slide-out rack keeps spices easily accessible next to the stove.

Kitchen Gets a Fresh Slant for an Open Cook Space

These built-ins would fit perfectly in a wide hallway and would be a beautiful solution to the too-common “lack of storage” dilemma. | via

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  • Sue Humphrey
    Sue Humphrey

    I want something like this in my bedroom!