1. Lower your living room to create a conversation pit.
The bi-level living room will give your home an incredibly spacious yet cozy effect.
2. Turn an attic nook into a pillow room.
What is life but one long, perpetual movie-night slumber party?
3. Display your book collection under the stairs.
5. Or use that space for a book nook.
6. Dogs are people, too, which is why your dog should probably get his or her own little haven underneath the stairs.
7. Make space for two dishwashers instead of one.
You can load one while the other washes. KitchenAid also makes a double drawer dishwasher.
8. If you’re doing a HUGE remodel, ask your contractor about tacking on a tree or guest house.
This add-on might cost less than you think. [source: Quora]
9. Turn your shabby garden shed into a charming artist’s shed.
With big windows for lots of light and visual inspiration.
10. Install an in-wall pest control system.
Pest-tube installation means that all the exterminator has to do is inject some stuff into one end to keep insects and rodents away.
11. Maximize your space with baseboard drawers.
Especially in the kitchen an bathroom.
13. Make your walls MAGNETIC.
Magnektik makes large magnetic panels that are strong enough to hang anything, including shelves and TVs.
14. An S-shaped seat turns your shower or steam room into one you can LIE DOWN IN.
Insane in le bain.
15. Have extra tall ceilings? Stretch a ceiling hammock across it.
16. A walk-in shower means NO GLASS TO CLEAN.
And they even fit into small bathroom spaces.
17. Install chutes in your kitchen for your trash and recycling.
Funnel them straight into the garage.
18. A platform in a storage/guest room hides away all of your stuff while keeping the room usable.
19. Build a bar into your deck.
20. Turn dead space above a staircase into a playroom.
21. Build a second mini-fridge in your kitchen island for BEER.
Or really, anything you want.
22. Instead of typical cabinets, build a pull-out cabinet for instant counter space.
23. Put a sink with jets in your laundry room so you have a convenient place to wash your delicates.
Or build the wine rack directly into the kitchen island.
26. Kids will love having slumber parties in their bunkroom.
27. Bring the outdoors IN with these accordion glass windows and doors.
It’s an epic way to open up your kitchen while entertaining.
29. Install a two-sided fireplace between the bathroom and the bedroom.
Who needs heated tiles when you have a bathroom fireplace?
30. Frame your living room fireplace with built-in seating.
Fireplaceseat is the new windowseat.
31. And finally, go ahead and add that master bedroom balcony.
You deserve a quiet, tranquil place to look out over your land.