Why not tuck a few bookcases into the space behind the sofa? You'll only lose a few feet from your living room, and you'll get that cozy English library feel. (Of course, the shelves right behind the sofa won't be super easy to get to — so use those for things you know you won't be referencing much.) Image from BHG.
Corner desk for space between upstairs bedroom.. can make it in shades of blue or something so like for a girls bedroom u can break one wall and create this area where she can keep whatever art and craft stuff she wants and basically this room is attached to her room