A small nook with a light, pillows, shelves, and drawer storage. Not only is it relaxing but it would make great use for the space under stairs, especially in a finished basement. It also looks comfy enough for children to use for sleep overs or severe weather.
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Built for entertaining well into the evening, this multi-level deck is flanked with lighting galore. The wide stair entrance is inviting, and provides plenty of flow for guests coming or going. And in a pinch, those stairs can double as extra seating. The material used is Fiberon composite decking and railing. The builder is Just Decks by Capri of NJ. Visit www.fiberondecking.com for deck plan ideas.
Playhouse under the stairs for the kids. This is the "girls" side complete with a dutch door, porch light and window flower boxes. Sometimes it is a playhouse, other times it is a doctors office, school or starbucks drive thru!