Stylish Tips to Fix Your Home’s Storage Situation

When you first found your dream home, you were probably amazed at how much extra space you had. However, over time, your home may have started to feel a bit more cramped than it did before. From storing holiday decorations to finding places for your kids’ toys, there never seems to be enough room.

Keep reading to learn a few stylish tips to fix your home’s storage situation.

Install New Cabinets

Perhaps the cabinets in your kitchen just aren’t cutting it anymore. Maybe they’re too old and starting to fall apart or they’ve needed too many repairs in a short amount of time. Maybe you just don’t have enough to contain all your kitchenware. Regardless, having defective kitchen cabinets can really make storing everything a major challenge.

If you’re considering to get new cabinets for your kitchen, you should look into custom cabinets. You’ll have full control on how you want your new cabinets to look like both inside and out. Glass fronts are a stylish trend to show off your nice dishes, while other cabinets need more shelves that style.

Add Cubbies to Your Laundry Room

If your laundry room wasn’t already small enough due to the amount of space the washer and dryer take up, it can certainly feel confining with things thrown everywhere. Instead of tip-toeing your way through the laundry room, consider adding shelves little cubbies above and around the washer and dryer.

These cubbies not only clear up some much needed organization and space, they can also add aesthetic to your laundry room. Your laundry room will look and feel much less crowded when everything is tucked away nicely.

Put a Drawer Underneath the Bed

Everyone knows how quickly a bedroom can go from a clean and relaxing haven to a space where you can no longer see the floor. With clothes hanging off the bed frame to piles of shoes, it can start to feel less like your room and more like a landfill. And to make things worse, your closet is never quite big enough to store it all in there.

However, there is likely to be plenty of space underneath your bed. If so, adding a drawer underneath your bed can help you take back your room. Some bedframes come with this option, but if yours doesn’t you can use flat storage bins and put them under the bed. If they’re too visible, just add a bed skirt.

Put in a Storage Ottoman

Lastly, nothing says stylish more than an ottoman that can be used as a separate storage system. Granted, the amount of what you can store will depend on the size of it. On top of that, the exterior of the ottoman can help add life to your house. You can choose the one that fits the style of your home or simply pick one that’s a brighter color.

Most people tend to resort to throwing out some of their stuff as a way to declutter. While this is a viable tactic, it’s not always necessary. It’s easy to find unique, stylish ways to maximize storage in your home. All it takes is a little imagination.

Hannah Whittenly

Hannah Whittenly is a freelance writer and mother of two from Sacramento, CA. She graduated from the University of California-Sacramento with a degree in Journalism.

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