Built-in Shelving Ideas for the Great Room

Storing, sharing, serving, and seating…

Here’s a collection of photos featuring great room built-ins, including some creative ideas you may not have thought of!

 

      • Traditional built-ins offer a place to display books and family photos, and storage for anything from paperbacks to electronic gadgets.

        Built-In Shelving in the Great Room of The Hartford - House Plan 1048

        Traditionally-styled built-in shelving in the great room of the Hartford Plan #1048.

 

      • Enclosed built-ins make it easy to conceal a TV if desired.

        Built-In Shelving in the Great Room of The Newcastle #994

        Enclosed built-ins in the great room of the Newcastle Plan #994

 

      • Design a custom space for the TV that isn’t above the fireplace.

        Custom-designed for the television in the great room of the Runnymeade Plan #1164.

        Custom-designed for the television in the great room of the Runnymeade Plan #1164.

 

      • Recessed built-ins add architectural interest without encroaching on the living space.

        Recessed Built-Ins in the Great Room of The Rochelle Plan #1204

        Recessed built-Ins in the great room of The Rochelle Plan #1204

 

      • This custom wet bar is a dream for anyone who loves to entertain!

        Custom wet bar in the great room of the Satchwell Home Plan #967

        Wet bar with cabinetry, sink, and wine storage in the great room of the Satchwell Plan #967.

 

      • If the built-ins are on an exterior wall, including a window above brings in natural light.

        Built-in cabinetry with windows above in the great room of the Kilpatrick home design #833

        Built-in cabinetry with windows above in the great room of the Kilpatrick Plan #833.

 

    • Built-in bench seats are a creative way to incorporate overflow seating into the great room.
      Built-in bench seats in the great room of the Marley floor plan #1285

      Built-in bench seats in the great room of the Marley Plan #1285.

       

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