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15 small homes with genius storage ideas to copy

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If you reside in a small home, you’ll be well aware of the storage issues that often come with compact dwellings. Without the right storage, interior areas can become cluttered, chaotic and cloistered. Ensuring you have enough space to keep your domestic appurtenances can definitely improve the overall ambience and atmosphere within your abode. But what is one to do when you don’t have enough room? 

Innovative and creative thinking can definitely assist in creating a usable and functional property, while the right setup boosts a sense of organisation and cleanliness. To get you started, we've gathered 15 small homes that have implemented genius storage ideas to copy—check them out below!

1. These nifty sofas include underneath shelving for books and more!

 Living room by homelatte
homelatte

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homelatte

2. Our first home boasts high wall-mounted shelving, which is perfect for those with only a small amount of room to work with

 Living room by ÁBATON Arquitectura
ÁBATON Arquitectura

CASA TRANSPORTABLE ÁPH80

ÁBATON Arquitectura

3. Work with your corners and add shelving that has been enhanced with recessed lighting

4. Get creative with your furniture and choose beds that come replete with underneath storage space

 Nursery/kid's room by Little Lucy Willow
Little Lucy Willow

English Rose Seafoam Divan Bed

Little Lucy Willow

5. The all-in-one ‘living cube’ is ideal for one-room or studio apartments

6. Clean and crisp white joinery can feel invisible, while offering a huge amount of space for household miscellany

 Bathroom by ESTUDIO TANGUMA
ESTUDIO TANGUMA

Baño principal

ESTUDIO TANGUMA

7. Think you don’t have room for a pantry? Think again! This narrow cupboard is ideal for those with no space at all…

8. Utilise curtains to section off a space in your bedroom for clothing and dressing

9. Go vintage and look for old trunks that can impart uniqueness in your dwelling, while adding the perfect space for odds and ends

 Study/office by maduett
maduett

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maduett

10. Think about employing some bespoke storage, and fit your setup against one wall to ensure it is customised to your abode

11. In a one-room apartment, you can think outside the box to create storage spaces that are original and perfect for tiny homes

If you're having difficulty with your one-room or small home, you can always chat to a professional to get some expert design advice. Find an interior designer here, and get started on your new home today!

12. Under-stair space is often neglected. Get creative and create a pull-out closet space…

 Corridor, hallway by Chase Furniture
Chase Furniture

Innovative storage solutions.

Chase Furniture

13. No room for a TV? Add it to the end of your bed in a cabinet with a electronic lifting system

14. No matter how small your stairs, there is always room for a shoe holder

 Corridor, hallway & stairs  by Fraher Architects Ltd
Fraher Architects Ltd

Storage under stairs

Fraher Architects Ltd

15. Want a cellar, but unsure how you could possibly fit one? Go down, with a spiral cellar that hides within the flooring

 Wine cellar by Spiral Cellars
Spiral Cellars

Spiral Cellar with Recessed Trap Door

Spiral Cellars

Want more storage advice? Check out: Excellent shoe storage ideas for the home

Do you have any other storage tips or tricks for our readers? Add them below!
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