When building a new home, a new trend has developed that uses wasted or empty space as a home office. As seen in the above pin, many people trying out this new trend have used the space above the stairs to make a comfortable and private home office.

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Second-Level Home Additions

If you are thinking about adding a second-level addition to your home, read this first! Learn everything you need to know about planning for this remodel project including budgeting for cost, finding a contractor and designing your addition.

And finally, go ahead and add that master bedroom balcony –– 31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas For Your New Home! You have always wanted to do, so do it!

Plaza Midwood Craftsman - interesting thought, beadboard back to built - in bookshelves

Photo (Cape Cod Collegiate)

Beautiful sunroom with rooftop deck. This two-in-one feature is both pretty and practical, winning! Always wanted a rooftop deck! Would want screens in sunroom in summer/fall/spring

Hmm- pinner said: We were able to preserve the original first floor of this ranch-style home while doubling the total square footage of the property and building in accent features such as a wraparound porch and a gabled second floor.