Small homes need storage, and sometimes they need storage ideas that are a little new. We all get tired of buying plastic containers and bathroom organizers. Time to find some clever, unique and inventive storage ideas you never thought of! Check out these inspirational projects and ideas for small space storage in your home!
Clever Storage Ideas
Storage Ideas – Kids Rooms
Staying on the pallet trend with everyone else, check out this creative use of a recycled wood pallet. Great for a mud room! Unknown photo source.
A reader submitted this to the “This Old House” website. Not a simple project it looks like to me, but turned out just incredible! He made a wall of oversize alphabet blocks from MDF and wood, many of which were constructed as cabinets, drawers, and nooks to hold his daughter’s toys and clothes.
Storage Ideas for the Home Office
Bins on casters are an easy DIY solution to storage problems… and if they slide under something, all the better! From ‘Martha‘.
Using a cup tree and coffee cups as office supply storage is genius…and if you can’t find your morning coffee cup, you have a stand in! From ‘BHG‘.
Check out this idea. More for inspiration, but maybe you could use a combination of wood and forms for pouring cement? Pretty cool! From ‘Zainteriora‘.
Quick way to keep your electrical cords handy and organized…with folder clips! We saw this on Pinterest and had to try this ourselves! Works great. Just make sure you use a big enough clip for some of the cords with bigger plugs or they won’t fit thru the clip very easily.
Shoe Storage Ideas
Love this shoe tower made from up-cycled crates! Amazing storage idea that looks amazing too! From ‘By Stephanie Lynn‘.
‘Remodelaholic‘ has this wall storage bin tutorial… this bin is a cool but rustic design that would work in a mud room or an entry way…kitchen or office too! Wait…kids bedroom!
Storage Ideas – Garage
Create a sliding storage system in your garage with this tutorial from Family Handyman… How great is this?
Storage Ideas – Kitchen
Jen over at I Heart Organizing has this great budget DIY project for making drawer dividers out of cereal boxes!
Finally, store kitchen items like pot lids on the back of cupboard doors using towel racks and gravity! This would work for those bulky utensils that won’t fit in the drawer too…ladles anyone? From ‘Martha‘.
What are your best creative storage idea for all around the house? Share with our community in the comments! Then jump on over to our posts on 7 Ways to an Organized Fridge and Hide the Ugly, Indoor Eyesores! Also, check out DIY Lego Storage Ideas over at TBD!Image Credits: Shelterness, This Old House, Martha, BHG, zainteriora, Stephanie Lynn, Remodelaholic, Family Handyman, i heart organizing, Martha