The small area under the stairs can be designed into a spacious kitchen cabinet, a luxurious mini bar, an additional bathroom/toilet or an “oasis” for a pet.
Are you wondering how to optimize the space under the stairs in your house? You know, with just a little creativity, we can “turn” this area into a reading, relaxing, children’s playroom, home office or convenient changing room. And today, we have 4 more ideas to help you get more inspiration to transform the function of the under stairs area into usefulness!
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1. Expand the kitchen cabinet space
If your family’s kitchen is located on the first floor, it is possible to expand the storage space by “turning” under the stairs into a comfortable kitchen cabinet. Here, you can store neatly arranged dishes, glasses, napkins, even wine bottles… This idea both saves space and reduces the load on the outside kitchen system. right?
2. Set up a mini bar
What do you think about a mini bar right in the small house, so that friends and family members can gather every weekend? Take a look at this picture, it’s amazing how a seemingly monotonous staircase can come alive with inspiration with so many wines on display, mini fridges, dispensers, open shelves, pendant lights warm,…
3. Compact bathroom/toilet
Another way to utilize the space under the stairs is to add a compact bathroom or toilet. This is a great addition if that day your family hosts many visitors, bringing comfort to both the host and the guest. Moreover, arranging the toilet on the first floor, right under the stairs will be more convenient, time consuming and cost effective than building another small room.
4. “Oasis” for pets
Even pets need a cozy space where they can “hide” or sleep. So why don’t you try turning under the stairs into a bedroom for your cats and dogs? All you need is a soft mattress, a plate of food and drinks outside to let them “loose”. If under the stairs is wide enough, you can add more toys to make this place their “happy home”.