Disused Corner Becomes a Beautiful Blue Home Library

A once-unused corner in the great room, this area was given new life as a beautiful storage space to display the owner’s extensive book collection and attractive stringed instrument.

Photo by Cory Holland

Book-Filled Blue Dining Nook

The clients needed a small dining table for special occasions. They had the brilliant idea to create a pedestal coffee table for everyday use that could be transformed into a dining table with semi-circlular leaves.
Photo by Harmony Weis

Before: Unused & Unattractive Corner

The corner of the great room was spacious but underutilized.
Photo by Cory Holland

Blue Music Library

The odd, narrow wall niche ended up being the perfect spot to stash vinyl records.
Photo by Cory Holland

Home Library Hits the Right Note

In need of a home for their beautiful stringed instrument and extensive collection of books and records, the homeowners turned to designer Harmony Weihs to transform an unused corner into functional storage space.
Photo by Cory Holland

Corner Library With Rolling Ladder

A handy instrument rack allows the homeowners’ stringed instrument to be showcased when it’s not in use, while a rolling ladder grants access the top of the bookshelf.
Photo by Cory Holland

Adjustable Coffee Table in Reading Nook

By adding two half-circle leaves and raising the steel swivel base to the right height, the coffee table becomes a dining table for four.

About Morgan Galbraith

Morgan is an editorial intern for HGTV.com who writes about interior desingers and their one-of-a-kind projects. You can usually find her with a good book in hand, cuddling with her cat or on her way to the gym. She lives in a modest cottage-style apartment with mismatched furniture and a serious lack of art.

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