Julieann Covino: Built-in Blessings

September 4, 2012

Just the mere sound of the two words “built in†can make a potential home buyer sign on the dotted line. These seven letters can evoke such comfort and charm. Used to maximize a space, elongate a room, create storage or just add detail to a room, the purpose is endless.

With homework season in full swing, a built-in office wall is the perfect place for a student to study. Not only does it keep everything organized (and behind closed doors!) it will create an easy flow in any open area.

Photo courtesty of Kitchens By Deane

By flanking a fireplace with closed or open storage you will create an even cozier space and ample room for throws and board games.

Photo courtesy of Artistic Design for Living

If you are a vintage tablecloth, tableware-loving (some would say obsessive) collector like myself, this image will make your heart beat right out of your chest. What I would do for an extra-wide built in like this. Well I guess it would just mean my Brimfield allowance just became larger! Heavenly, right?

Photo courtesy of Tracery Interiors

Would you chose to have a built in created in your home?

–Julieann Covino

Julieann Covino is the founder of Jace Interiors, a leading design group who will work with you to make the home of your dreams a reality. Incorporating new and emerging styles or keeping a more traditional approach, they will help create a brand new room or design with your current pieces. Julieann can also be found on twitter, Facebook and daily on her blog, CreateGirl.