5 minutes later...
And now there's no turning back.
Our idea was to create extra storage (for Hillary's clothes) and more usable counter space.
Don't mind the huge the hole in the floor. We'll get to that later.
Matt re-purposed the old drawers that were on either side of the settee, and made a nice place for cutlery and a bunch of other junk.
He also built a nice desk with handy storage inside!
Our grand idea completed!