modern Christmas decor - tabletop trees - balsa wood frame triangle trees with tiny, small, medium large balls glued inside (use papier mache' balls, painted or decopauged ping pong balls, painted or decopauged balsa wood balls)
spray paint pine cones funky colors and pair with my retro glass bulbs for a crazy theme in one of the bedrooms or bathrooms. spray paint pine cones with gold, bronze, silver to make more traditional decor in the main living area.
This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.
I want to do this for my kids to make reading exciting - for every stair, we'll read the book. Staircase to Knowledge by sungazing: Stairway to the reading room at The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum in Kirkwood, MO