Dead space under the eaves becomes a focal point and smart storage area with the addition of custom mini barn doors. See more of this fabulous redo at thehousediaries.
Home Projects: Under-Eave Storage Space - Yankee Magazine Probably built into the attic-cool idea!
Built-in bookshelves - USE that wall! Hollow interior walls are wasted space. @ holly crawford - the half wall on your stair well to the bonus room?