Thistlewood
Thistlewood
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  • Grand Rivers, KY

Create a Home Office Under the Stairs

$200.00
2 Days
Medium

Looking for extra space in your home? Have you looked under the stairs? We took an under-used, overlooked space under the stairs that used to hold old Monopoly pieces and playdough and turned a 3 foot by 12 foot space into the perfect home office.
We built in filing cabinets under the stairs and added a picture gallery and bulletin boards and enough organization to satisfy a busy family....all for under $200.
So here's to a tiny space that is......truly living large!
A built in desk and shelves were made from scrap lumber and finished off with a gray painted trim.
A built in desk and shelves were made from scrap lumber and finished off with a gray painted trim.
We ordered these filing cabinets online and built them in under the stairs.
We ordered these filing cabinets online and built them in under the stairs.
Before of the room under the stairs.  Dark and dingy!
Before of the room under the stairs. Dark and dingy!
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  • 8498tx
    on Feb 24, 2013

    great idea where did you get the bulletin board? So unusual I love it

  • Whitney
    on Jan 23, 2017

    Love this !! I would love to know where you ordered your file cabinets from. Hoping to do a makeover in a similar spot. Thanks, Whitney

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