To be sure, these built-ins can instantly have a dramatic effect on the storage space available to you within your home. But, they can also do something else. A well-designed built-in can actually transform the look of any room, elevating it into something that’s breathtaking and instantly appealing.
In order to prove our point, we’re going to take a look at 20 beautiful and space saving built-ins. In looking at these examples, we think you’ll see how they manage to both multiply storage options and improve the look of various living spaces. In the end, we hope this inspires you to consider including built-ins as part of your home’s design. Even if not, we think you’ll definitely agree that each of the 20 that follow are absolutely gorgeous!
Open Concept Space
Here you have a built-in dining area that helps to preserve the available floor space within this open-concept home.
Built-in cabinets are just the thing to add a delicious country charm to this dining room.
Look Up High
The built-in shelves situated up high here serve to add storage and add visual interest to the space.
Situated by the front door, this is a perfect built-in spot for getting ready before heading out!
Why buy a day bed for your room when you can create an attractive built-in version of one like this? Wow!
Maximizing the View
The wrap-around built-in nook that was created here really helps to maximize the view in this room.
A Gorgeous Home Office
Now here’s a built-in home office setup that would be perfect for the budding novelist in your family!
An Ideal Guest Room
Here’s an example of how built-ins can really help you to maximize space within any room in your home.
If you want to maximize floor space within any room, you can always opt for built-in seating around the periphery.
A Locker Room for the Family
Having a place like this in your home is perfect for keeping all of your living spaces as tidy as they can be.
Bunk Beds of Fun
What couple of kids wouldn’t enjoy having bunk beds like this in their room? The answer is that those kids don’t exist!
The way that this built-in is designed for this bedroom definitely contributes to its nautical theme!
Finding Your Nook
The built-in route is almost always a great way to go if you want to include a breakfast nook as part of your home’s design.
For the Mudroom
Give everyone in the family a place to store their stuff by including a built-in like this as part of your mudroom.
Up the Stairs
One doesn’t think of including storage as part of one’s home’s stairs… But, as you can see, it can really work!
A built-in cabinet set up like this would be just perfect if you are looking to create a small bar in a living space.
The Kid’s Room
You’ve got to love the charming colors that were used for this built-in dresser in the kid’s room.
Around the Fireplace
The built-in shelves around the fireplace add visual spark to this open concept and allow extra space for attractive décor.
The Built-In Desk
Choosing to install a built-in desk just beneath this window is the perfect idea for a charming home office.
Grab a Seat
This absolutely gorgeous built-in also manages to create a reading nook just beneath a gorgeous window with a view.
The beautiful detailing of the built-in in this small room really helps to make the space feel grand.
With two built-ins flanking the fireplace, this living room definitely has a traditional vibe to it.
The radiant wood of the built-ins within this room is something that really increases the brightness and charm of the space.
Above the Bed
Choosing to include built-ins around and above your bed is always something that adds charm and storage to a bedroom.
Now here’s a unique solution to having beds for everyone in a small guest bedroom. These are so charming!
Ultimate Home Office
If you’re going to include a home office in your house, then using a lot of built-ins might be a tremendous idea!
Check out how the built-in in this living room also doubles as a totally space-defining accent wall.
Lockers for All
Check out this charming array of built-in lockers, perfect for keeping everyone’s outdoor wear in one convenient place.
The Long Desk
We just love how there’s so much room to spread out on this massive built-in desk with wood countertop.
Beneath the Stairs
In a smaller home, including a built-in bench and storage beneath the main stairs could be a real space saver.
Floor to Ceiling
The floor-to-ceiling built-in shelves in this space really help to fill out the vertical dimensions.
In the Basement
Looking to create the ultimate finished basement hangout? Then some dramatic built-ins like this could really set the tone.
‘Neath the Window
Note how this built-in really create a sense of charm that might otherwise be lacking in this small room.
‘Neath the Stairs
A built-in beneath the stairs can also work wonders in a finished basement, as you can see here.
Check out how amazingly this built-in is able to divide up the spaces of this open-concept home.
The Drafting Room
Here’s one of those gorgeous rooms featuring built-in shelves that you just have to sit back and admire.
The Tucked In Bedroom
If you’re converting an attic space into an additional bedroom, then it goes without saying that built-ins will be your best friends.
One to the Next
Check out how these built-ins manage to create a grand feeling for the entranceway into the master bedroom.
We’ve seen some gorgeous nooks beneath windows, but this one really takes the cake. Just wow!
The built-ins here help to keep the clutter out of this gorgeous master bedroom, ensuring that it feels luxurious throughout.