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.
"Stone house in the forest of Denmark: When the Germans were in Denmark in World War II, they took over a man's farm. This man moved into the deep forest and made this house of stone. Around the house is a moat." Love the stone & all!
Organize Your Pantry: DIY Lazy Susan Pantry: This would be great for a small kitchen with limited storage space. --- I wonder if we could replace our standard pantry shelves with something like this. This would be better than pull out shelves.