10 Clever Storage Ideas That Also Look Great In Your Home

Whether it’s an overhead shelf or a large cabinet, extra storage options are always a welcome addition to any home as they help to keep things neat and organised. Upgrade your abode with these handy storage ideas that will also lay the stage for a chic interior.

1. Outfit a small room with easy-to-reach shelves 

Not only are they useful for keeping things organised in a tidy tea room, these storage shelves are also perfect for when you need to go long and low in a compact space.

2. Keep things fun with custom shelves 

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Neglecting storage in a children’s bedroom is a big no-no as they can get messy very quickly. Ensure that junior returns his or her toys to their rightful place after playtime with fun alphabet-shaped wall shelves.

3. Customise your cabinets with internal charging points

Storage units with built-in power sockets are great to have at home, simply because they make for a tidier and more discrete charging spot that cuts down on cable clutter.

4. Make full use of vertical space with tall storage units 

Be on top of your game with these storage stairs that offer a creative and efficient way to maximise vertical space.

5. Accentuate your home with an antique storage cabinet 

Vintage fittings are useful for adding visual weight to a space with their dull galvanised finishes and dark colours. However, that’s not the only advantage they offer as seen by this antique storage cabinet and its handy pull-out drawers.

6. Fill up an empty wall with a storage pegboard

Don’t leave that stretch of wall above your study desk empty. Make use of it by installing a pegboard that puts your favourite stationery and craft resources within easy reach.

7. Use wall shelves to store your jewelry 

Talk about killing two birds with one stone. Store your jewelry collection on a hook-equipped open shelf and brighten up your home with some stylish bling!

8. Maximise dead space by creating a cosy corner with storage 

Contrary to what their moniker suggests, dead spaces (or awkward corners) are not completely useless. In fact, with some clever space planning it is possible to transform them into an elegant bay window seat with built-in storage.

9. Install cabinets under the stairs  

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It may not be the easiest idea to pull off. But with the help of some bespoke cabinetry, you can create an under-the-stairs broom closet that will undoubtedly prove useful in your decluttering efforts.

10. Save space and keep things neat with storage furniture

What’s more useful than a space-saving gateleg table? The answer is one that comes with multiple drawers. Place it in a compact kitchen or a study where sturdy work surfaces and extra storage will come in handy.

What sort of storage solutions do you have at home? Tell us in the comments section below!