It is not necessary to spend a lot of money on the new home when it comes to decorating it and getting the furniture for the daily use. Some people who have the pallets and know how to use them for making the reclaimed wood pallets furniture for the home
Out of Curiosity: Reclaimed Wood & Pallet Projects?
Add wheels so it can easily slide between sofa and wall for extra storage. DIY sofa table This is an Ana White Design. It could work out well if it was modified as a long narrow counter in the basement.