conversion of an under staircase cupboard into open reading nook

I have this under staircase cupboard, which was used to just throw everything loose in there, starting from shoes and jackets to all sort of junk. Also the opening Fake Oakleys would clash with the front door and would cheap oakley sunglasses limit the use of the hallway. We inherited the situation from the previous owners. They had the space boarded using simple wood frame covered both sides with plywood.  I wanted to close the cupboard door, open the long wall towards the hallway and create more personal space for whoever needs it as we live in a small house and every bit of useful inch is more than welcomed. The space Container was planned to accommodate a small sofa/day bed as the dimensions were 3ft by 6ft. For now I am using small spare guest bed I had until I find the perfect furniture solution cheap oakleys for it.

Also the outside wall had to be insulated somehow as cheap oakleys it’s outside wall and doesn’t have proper wall insulation as the house hasn’t been built by the modern building regulations. I’ve used

Here are the stages for this project under staircase cupboard space before

The Original Cupboard looking from it’s original door opening. The framing can be seen here. The plywood was removed from  both sides.



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Both the original opening and the cheap jerseys removing of the framing can be seen here. To utilise the space I have covered the original door opening with 18 mm thick MDF sheet so I can screw shoe cabinets on it. under staircase cupboard conversion

Original door blocked with MDF and IKEA TRONES shoe cabinets screwed in place from top to bottom to utilise the space. The outside wall already insulated, using 2/2 BUBBLE ALUMINIUM wholesale Jerseys FOIL LOFT INSULATION. Covered the aluminium insulation with compressed wood/paper insulation underlay boards but it was ok to just wallpaper on top of it. double bubble aluminium foil insulation

Double Bubble Aluminium Foil Insulation. I have secured it with short and wide clout nails wholesale Jerseys to the plaster. Bought on eBay – 6 sqm for £23.25 with free postage. under staircase cupboard conversion

Wallpapered the front and the inside of the reading nook with textile textured wallpaper from B&Q, warm, dark grey color. fake oakleys Used one roll, £17.00. The side with finished with IKEA HOLMTRASK hooks for hanging the dogs lead and small items.


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The finished project. Wallpapered and styled. Kept an old shoe cabinet inside as the top drawer opens outwards and can be used to store books and other items. Kept the hooks on the wall and added more on the MDF wall where the original door was. Decorated with battery operated orange fairy lights and battery operated candles cheap nfl jerseys for fire safety.   Test   15


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Finished. Cozy and inviting, We all fight who to use it. It created an additional personal space as our house is relatively small and we treasure every bit of inch.

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