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​11 storage ideas you've probably never thought of

Johannes van Graan Johannes van Graan
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Space seems to be on the endangered species list these days, with houses seemingly becoming smaller and smaller. But hold on: since when was small housing a problem?

You see, it’s only an issue once you resort to a cluttered lifestyle, and that is one thing that we here on homify will never stand for!

Thus, let’s discover 11 creative ways in which you can conjure up a bit more storage space in your home, whether it’s in the living room, kitchen, bathroom or bedroom.

1. A hanging rod can make a huge difference, especially when hidden behind a cupboard door.

2. We’re all in for these modular plate racks whenever a kitchen cabinet becomes cluttered.

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The Plate Rack

Mini Plate Rack

The Plate Rack

3. Recessed shelving not only conjure up more storage space, they look super stylish!

4. Wall niches for a range of bathroom goodies? Why ever not?

5. What else are you using that space above your TV for?

6. Open shelving is a fantastic way for both storage and separating two open-plan rooms.

7. That empty air above your kitchen island is just waiting for your pots and pans.

8. Under-bed drawers are ideal for your stylish shoe collection, among other things.

9. A built-in bench provides both storage and seating – how perfect!

10. Ever tried turning your shower corner into a shelving unit?

11. If all else fails, simply add another floating shelf near your ceiling space.

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For more tips, have a look at these 7 storage solutions direct from South African homes.

Which of these storage tips will you be trying out?
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