Maximizing the Space Under the Staircase in Your New Home in Richmond

iStock_000005301262XLargeSo you’ve built a fabulous Main Street home, survived moving-in and now you are anxious to put your stamp on the space! If you’re new home is a two-story plan with stairs, don’t forget to maximize the space under your stairs. Here are 7 creative ways to utilize the space under your staircase in your new home in Richmond.

Kid Space: Paint the area a bright contrasting color or use chalkboard paint, add a couple of bean bags and kid size book shelves. Organize toys, games and books with colorful bins and voila you have a great space for the kids.

Built-in Book Cases: Maximize your storage by adding bookcases or built in shelving.

Mudroom: Paneling, a coat rack and a bench with storage bins underneath will change your space into a functional mudroom.

Coat Closet: Add a door, a light and paint the interior of the closet a contrasting color and take your coat closet to another level.

Home Office or Homework Space: A desk, chair, shelving and a lamp can turn your space into a designated study or office area.

Wine Storage: Add wine shelving and a table for your wine collection or use it as a bar area for entertaining.

Reading Nook: A comfy chair and ottoman or a built in bench with colorful pillows can make a cozy reading nook for you to enjoy your coffee and favorite book in your new home in Richmond.

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