- You have certainly a problem to solve if your home doesn’t seem organized due to a lot of stuff scattered around. It may be due to lack of storage space. It usually happens when you move to a new home and find out that you have more items to keep as compared to how much you can store. Don’t get panicked but it is not the uncommon scenario. What you need are some creative ideas to customize and enhance the storage in a way that you wouldn’t need to make structural changes to make new storage resources visible.
- It is worth taken into the account that it is usually the smaller items only that make a mess. Hence, you need to optimize the storage in a manner that you wouldn’t feel any difficulty in storing items, whether they are big or small.
- Storage under the bed
If you have an empty space under the bed of your bedroom, you certainly have a place where you can keep your items. This storing of items wouldn’t be like pushing everything under the bed but you will need to build drawers. This way, you can keep everything organized in the best possible way. This storage space is ideal to keep the seasonal items such as blankets,sweaters and bed sheets. The beds with such kind of storage are available but if you have already purchased one that doesn’t have this resource, you can always find DIY ideas on the web.5
- Place under the stairs
The place under the stairs is usually not considered for any use due to its awkwardness. However, there is a way you can make a storage place of it. With some woodwork, you can create drawers and closets that would give you a place under the stairs to safely store the items of general use. Moreover, the stairs, themselves, can be used as drawers. This option seems a little expensive but it gives you reasonable place to store even all of the small items.
- Under the furniture
A small room doesn’t usually offer a reasonable place to store your items after putting necessary furniture in it. The best way here is to create the storage space under the furniture. It is same like creating storage under the bed. Storage created under the furniture provides good option to keep different items like teapots, cups and a lot of other things that you want removed from the room as soon as their usage is over. Moreover,you can place multipurpose ottoman with drawers under it instead of table which doesn’t serve any purpose other than providing a place to arrange on-the-table items.
- Storage Integrated in the walls
Wall space can serve the storage purpose to the fullest when floor doesn’t provide much room. It can be done by creating a space for floor-to-ceiling shelves. This project may need the work of hammer, bricks and mortars. The space of wall shelves can be utilized for creating drawers and closets. If you are dealing with a lot of drawers and you do not want them to be openly visible, you can design their fronts to make them match with the overall wall design pattern. The best idea is to use faux panels. The fronts of drawers would hide amazingly in a faux brick wall.
- There you go. No matter how small the interior of your home is, there’s always a way to organize the storage without killing the existing room. The ideas mentioned above would definitely be helpful in this concern.