What To Do With Wall Cubby?

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Q: We've been living in our new home for a year and a half, and one element has me totally stuck. This cubby is in a prominent place in our living room/dining room area. It used to open into the garage, I suppose, and has since been boarded up. The previous residents propped a mirror in the space, but this doesn't make it any more attractive. I thought I could display some kind of collection there, but the bottom "sill" is a rough, uneven surface - and we don't collect anything! Also, it's all the way on the right side of a very long wall, so art to cover it would have to be a very, very long piece, or three larger pieces (the "window" being hidden behind the one on the right). Any suggestions?
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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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