DIY Under Bed Storage Ideas

We are all looking for more home storage, and those of us with small homes need it more than most. Under bed storage is not a new idea, but these ideas are! We have some clever DIY under bed storage ideas, and a couple of great tutorials to create the most of your storage space.

 

 

DIY Under Bed Storage – Easy Instructions

  • Find a container that is low enough to slide under your bed, with a few inches to spare if you plan to add casters.
  • Screw on casters.
  • Add handle if desired.
  • I said it was easy!

 

under-bed-storage

 

Creative Under Bed Storage Ideas

This solution using old dresser drawers is a great idea powering across the web. Here is a great step by step tutorial from Thrifty Crafty Girl to get you started with this basic DIY project.

Under bed storage drawers

 

I love this twist on the above project… old wooden crates make really attractive storage!

Underbed crate storage

 

Under crib storage idea! Using a color from the room scheme and adding the stick on numbering really makes it seem more decorative than utilitarian. From Southern Lovely.

Under crib storage

 

Another creative and attractive DIY under bed storage idea by BHG. Putting the bottom half of an old suitcase on wheels!

Luggage under bed storage

 

This one all you ladies will love!

Under bed shoe storage

 

Finally, if you don’t have enough space under your bed, even with all those great ideas, here is a tutorial on bed risers that will elevate your bed for more storage. And who doesn’t love a tall, dramatic bed? Check out the full step by step tutorial here.

DIY bed risers

Great ideas on DIY under bed storage! Check out our post on DIY Murphy Beds as well!

Image Credits: Lucky Magazine, Homedit, Thrifty Crafty Girl, Holly Mathis Interiors, Southern Lovely, BHG, Growing in Grace

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3 Comments

  1. C.C.
    November 15, 2014 / 10:34 am

    Great Post! Any chance you could provide the original source for the shoe storage photo near the end (just before the pic that links to a tutorial on bed risers? All the shoe organizers I’ve seen in stores hold 2 pairs of shoes across and 4-5 pairs down. I’m wondering if someone sells a product made in this configuration; 1 pair tall and 6+ wide, or if they made their own from scratch, or from and existing hanging shoe organizer. Thanks!

  2. May 4, 2014 / 4:27 am

    Great idea for under the bed organizing! I love them all. This beats any plastic clear container under the bed. Great pictures. Thanks for sharing.

  3. October 14, 2013 / 6:28 pm

    Love these under the bed ideas for smaller spaces. I love the shoe storage photo. =) Thanks for sharing.

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