31 Living Room Under Stairs Storage Ideas

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A living room is an another place at a house where the staircase could be. In order not to waste any space you can organize a home library under the stairs. Of course you can simply hang a bunch of shelves there and use them as a display for things you bought while traveling. Besides that you can hang a TV there and make shelves for other media devices. A fireplace, an aquarium or a working desk could fit this space perfectly. Check out our gallery to find some interesting ideas for yourself.

Shelving Units And Storage Compartments

The most evident and popular way to use the space under the stairs is storage units of any kind – hidden drawers or open shelving, built-in niches or all of them together. Store everything you want there – books, photos, wine bottles, hang a TV and all the necessary things, place flowers and greenery in pots. There are lots of combos of storage units to rock under the stairs, take a look at the examples.

a couple of niches and a TV built-in under the stairs to avoid using any floor or shelf space for these items

a couple of niches and a TV built-in under the stairs to avoid using any floor or shelf space for these items

a dark built-in bookcase and a couple of dark chairs to form a reading nook easily and without taking much space

a dark built-in bookcase and a couple of dark chairs to form a reading nook easily and without taking much space

a large metal wine shelf under the stairs is a cool idea to rock in any living room - your little wine nook is here

a large metal wine shelf under the stairs is a cool idea to rock in any living room - your little wine nook is here

a semi circle window, some drawers and open shelving that also forms steps of the staircase

a semi circle window, some drawers and open shelving that also forms steps of the staircase

a working nook under the stairs with sleek storage units and a floating desk plus a chair

a working nook under the stairs with sleek storage units and a floating desk plus a chair

built-in open shelves under the stairs are nice to get more storage space without sacrificing floor space

built-in open shelves under the stairs are nice to get more storage space without sacrificing floor space

place an IKEA Kallax shelving unit under the stairs to get much storage space without any effort

place an IKEA Kallax shelving unit under the stairs to get much storage space without any effort

pull-out drawers in mint will accommodate anything you want and you need easily

pull-out drawers in mint will accommodate anything you want and you need easily

sleek hidden storage spaces with tableware are a great idea if you don't have enough space in the kitchen

sleek hidden storage spaces with tableware are a great idea if you don't have enough space in the kitchen

whimsy dark-stained open box shelves form steps and give storage space at the same time

whimsy dark-stained open box shelves form steps and give storage space at the same time

chic and simple open shelves under the stairscase that are continued over the stairs will save some space

chic and simple open shelves under the stairscase that are continued over the stairs will save some space

a staircase with an integrated bookcase will save much floor space in the room itself, it's a smart idea

a staircase with an integrated bookcase will save much floor space in the room itself, it's a smart idea

a staircase with bookshelves under it and a floor lamp is a stylish idea for any space and can be DIYed

a staircase with bookshelves under it and a floor lamp is a stylish idea for any space and can be DIYed

a staircase with bookshelves and a TV integrated and some storage drawers saves a lot of storage space

a staircase with bookshelves and a TV integrated and some storage drawers saves a lot of storage space

elegant dark bookshelves with built-in lights will save a lot of space and will take the dead space under the stairs

elegant dark bookshelves with built-in lights will save a lot of space and will take the dead space under the stairs

a staircase with whole bookcases under it - place a couple of chairs and you'll get a ready reading space

a staircase with whole bookcases under it - place a couple of chairs and you'll get a ready reading space

a wooden staircase with open built-in shelves and built-in lights for saving space and for a cool look

a wooden staircase with open built-in shelves and built-in lights for saving space and for a cool look

a staircase with built-in bookshelves is a stylish and cool idea for any living room

a staircase with built-in bookshelves is a stylish and cool idea for any living room

built-in niches, drawers and a TV right in the staircase will save you a lot of space and will look very neat and chic

built-in niches, drawers and a TV right in the staircase will save you a lot of space and will look very neat and chic

a small built-in pantry right in the living room is a cool and chic idea to store a lot of stuff

a small built-in pantry right in the living room is a cool and chic idea to store a lot of stuff

Other Ideas

What else can you organize under the stairs? First of all, a small home office, with a floating desk and some shelves, just add a chair and voila. Second, a home bar – you won’t need to waste your space for it if you place it there. Third, a TV unit and all the coordinating elements for it to entertain. Fourth, a hearth or a fireplace to add a cozy touch to your room. Get inspired!

a storage bench with pillows and faux fur will form a cozy little under the stairs sitting nook

a storage bench with pillows and faux fur will form a cozy little under the stairs sitting nook

a mini indoor garden under the stairs is a gorgeous refreshing feature to bring some outdoors inside

a mini indoor garden under the stairs is a gorgeous refreshing feature to bring some outdoors inside

a little reading nook under the stairs includes a navy chair and ottoman, some built-in shelves, lamps and greenery

a little reading nook under the stairs includes a navy chair and ottoman, some built-in shelves, lamps and greenery

a lit up and built-in home bar right under the stairs is a cool idea that won't take any space in your home

a lit up and built-in home bar right under the stairs is a cool idea that won't take any space in your home

a floating drawer desk, a corkboard and a chair for a little and colorful work nook under the stairs

a floating drawer desk, a corkboard and a chair for a little and colorful work nook under the stairs

a floating desk, a shelf and a square window under the stairs form a cozy working nook

a floating desk, a shelf and a square window under the stairs form a cozy working nook

a living room staircase with a built-in aquarium is a very creative and unusual idea to use this nook

a living room staircase with a built-in aquarium is a very creative and unusual idea to use this nook

under the stairs space taken by a built-in TV is a great idea to use the awkward space in your home

under the stairs space taken by a built-in TV is a great idea to use the awkward space in your home

a TV and mini wall-mounted shelves under the stairs is a cool way to save some space and is great for small rooms

a TV and mini wall-mounted shelves under the stairs is a cool way to save some space and is great for small rooms

place a fireplace or a hearth under the staircase saving much space and getting a very cozy feature for the space

place a fireplace or a hearth under the staircase saving much space and getting a very cozy feature for the space

a living room with a bench under the stairs, spruce it up with pillows and blankets

a living room with a bench under the stairs, spruce it up with pillows and blankets