Are you looking for ways to free up more space in the home? There are a lot of ways to maximise the space you already have and sometimes you just need a little inspiration. Here you’ll discover five of the best space saving tips you need in your home.
1. Creating stylish wall displays
By putting together a simple wall display like the one shown on Homify, you’re actually turning your clutter into a stylish exhibition. Attaching varying sized boxes to the wall and placing anything from ornaments to books inside them will help to free up a lot of surface space and also lets you highlight your treasured possessions.
2. Cupboard door storage
Often it’s the kitchen that presents the biggest problem with space. If you have a small kitchen and you’re struggling to keep everything neat and tidy, a useful trick is to give your cupboard doors a 2-in-1 function. For example, you could hang a menu board onto the inside of one of your cupboard doors. Or you could install hooks which can hang various kitchen utensils. Not only does this free up space but it can actually look pretty cool too.
3. Stair drawers
If you like your home to be unique, this will definitely appeal to you. As featured on Bored Panda, it is possible to turn your stairs into drawers. This is a fantastic, innovative idea that is ideal for smaller homes. You can store shoes, books, DVDs; anything you can fit in them. You don’t have to turn every step into a drawer, but if you did it would definitely free up plenty of space elsewhere.
4. Mounted furniture
This tip works really well in the bedroom. Mounting a bedside cabinet on the wall for example, frees up floor space underneath it. Or why not install mounted cabinets or shelves above the bed? If you do, make sure you install them high enough up so you can sit upright in bed without banging your head.
5. Under-bed storage
Your bed is the largest item in the bedroom and it often provides hidden storage potential. A lot of modern beds like the ones you’ll find at the Divan Bed Centre, often come with under-bed drawers. These allow you to store bedding, books, towels and any clutter that you don’t want to throw away. If you want to really maximise space you could even invest in a fold away bed. When not in use, it can be tidied away behind a unit in the wall. It is an expensive option but it will free up the biggest amount of space in the bedroom.
These five tips can help you not only sort out your storage issues, but also give your home a unique stylish design. No matter how small your home, there will always be something you can do to increase your storage space without compromising walk-around space. The key is to think outside of the box and utilise every spare nook and cranny.