Utilize the spaces in your rooms with these 25 DIY hidden storage ideas for your home. If your home is crammed with clutter, you don’t need to spend on storage baskets and containers. You can make the most out of every corner of your home to make your items organized.
Make Use of Your Space | 25 Hidden Storage Ideas for Your Home
Do you know that your coffee table can have hidden storage inside? All you need are some plywood sheets and tools to use the empty space inside. You can either raise the cover or put drawers underneath this table to place your books and magazines.
Don’t get your jewelry mixed up in your drawer. Besides, you would also want to secure those precious items in a safe place. Make hidden mirror storage for your jewelry to keep and organize your gems.
4. Murphy Desk
If you want to have a work area but don’t want a full-size table, a murphy desk is your ideal solution. Just fold it up against the wall when you’re not using it and pull it down once you’ll start working.
5. Bathroom Mirror With Cabinet
6. Picture Frame
You can make a secret cabinet out of your picture frames that are hanging on your wall. This extra storage is a perfect spot to conceal your valuables such as money and jewelry.
7. Folding Couch
Build your own couch with a drawer on the side to serve as your hidden storage. Add some pillows for your relaxation and display this couch in any corner of your home.
8. Staircase Storage
Make use of that empty space in your stairs. Transform each step into a drawer to organize your things. You can also make this a hidden storage to keep your shoes, slippers, and toys.
9. Compartment Chair
Whether you use this chair in the living or dining room, it can be lifted up to show hidden storage. Use the secret space under your seat to hide your precious belongings.
10. Above Your Doors
This shelf at the top of your doors is designed to store your items. You can keep extra towels here or other things you want out of your way.
11. Murphy Bed
This fold-down bed is placed vertically onto the wall to provide extra space in your room. Pull this bed out of the wall or your closet and rest easy when you need it.
12. Under Your Bed
Don’t throw your old drawers and use your creativity. Refurbish and transform them into hidden storage where you can keep your extra clothes. Put the space under your bed into good use and place these drawers there.
13. Under Your Sink
You can make the space under your sink stylish and functional. Whether it’s in your kitchen or bathroom, you can turn this space into a cabinet to store your cleaning supplies or personal essentials.
14. Pull-Out Pantry
This slide-out pantry can do wonders with the small space between your refrigerator and cabinet. Even at four inches wide, you can maximize this space to store your spices and oils.
15. Under Your Bathtub
Another hidden storage you can find in your bathroom is the space beneath your bathtub. Don’t waste this area and transform it into a cabinet where you can organize your bathroom necessities such as your soap and shampoo.
16. Built-In Bookcase Chair
Wouldn’t it be convenient to get your books from the same seat where you read them? Maximize the function of your reading chair by using the space around it to store your books. Now you don’t have to ruin that coziness and stand each time you need to get another book.
17. Under Your Stairs
Use the empty space underneath your stairway to build storage. Install shelves or cabinets to make the most of this vacant space.
18. Knee Wall Dresser
Having another dresser in your bedroom doesn’t require extra space. You can build one with drawers directly into the wall so you don’t have to sacrifice even an inch of floor space.
19. Kitchen Column
Make use of your kitchen wall and build columns to keep your items. You can install panels in these columns to store your dishes and cooking equipment.
20. Non-Working Fireplace
Style up your fireplace and make it useful storage when not in use. Aside from making it more attractive, you can also make it more functional by installing shelves to place your books and picture frames.
21. Cupboard Tops
If there’s still space between your cupboards and ceiling, you can use this slot and put boxes to store your supplies. If this spot is a bit high for you, you can put here the items you seldom use.
22. Corners of Shower
23. Inside Handbags
Owning several bags can already take up space in your room. Use the space inside these bags to store your other collections such as purses or smaller handbags.
24. Electric Outlet
You don’t need storage as big as a vault with codes or number combinations. You can use a small but powerful space in an electric outlet to store your money or credit cards. It might appear as a wall outlet from the outside, but it works as hidden storage for your precious items.
25. Secret Safe
Safes, even though they’re protected with a metal lock, can have extra protection as well. You can mount them inside the wall and conceal it with a picture frame door.
Bonus – Hidden Room!
Whether it’s under your stairs or behind your doors, these DIY hidden storage ideas will give you the space you need. Avoid piling up tons of boxes and start organizing your things with these hidden storage ideas for your home.
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