This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.
The DIY Romantic Star Projector from Infmetry looks almost too good to be true. For those of us living within city limits, this is the closest we can come to a starry night without having to travel to the country side. And yeah, it is pretty romantic.