Of all the home design challenges we’ve faced, figuring out how to style that awkward space under the stairs is probably the most fun. Tricky, yes, but mostly just fun. We like to think of it as a puzzle that’s satisfying to solve – except this one has outcomes that actually pay off. Whether you want a cozy reading nook, need more storage space, or have been thinking about building a powder room, the possibilities in this humble little nook are endless. So read on for 16 clever and stylish ideas to help you utilize the space under your stairs.