Shopping Guide

7 Multitasking and Space-Saving Pieces that You Should Have at Home

Do more in a limited space with these must-have picks

Photography: Marc Jao (Main Photo)

Many homeowners have mastered the art of living large in a small space. There are those who chose to work with space-saving furniture and there are those who chose to pair it with the perfect color palette.

If you are on a budget, you don't have to worry about buying new furniture or opting for a paint job—you can get affordable pieces that can improve your home in so many ways! Here are our 7 picks that you can consider:

Worried about bottles, jars, and other condiments taking over your kitchen cabinets and shelves? Maximize the space by using a pantry stacker! With this must-have, you can have more room for spices and snacks.

Pantry Stacker, P695, True Value

You can use it in the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, or your closet—making these tiny wonders important in any space. Its function as a nifty storage device is indispensable!

S-Hooks, P80 per pack, True Value

Having problems fitting all your pants inside the cabinet? How can you organize your gift wrappers just in time for the holidays? No need to worry! Maximize every nook and cranny with these hangers that you can easily use!

Hangers, P495, True Value

Whether you need to organize shoes, books, and magazines, this rack is the perfect piece that can do the trick.

Shoe Rack, P1,995, True Value

Space is important in any kitchen. If you lack countertop space where you can efficiently prepare ingredients, this trolley is all you'll ever need. This great space-saver can be used to store essentials and often-used utensils, too!

Trolley, P1,895, True Value

Whether you stack them or mount them on a wall, crates are a great way to make a small space feel bigger. Use it to store shoes, books, and other essentials.

Crates, prices available upon request, Urban Abode

In any small space, you can never go wrong with a transforming piece that can serve more than one purpose and doesn't take too much space as well. This table is a worthy investment especially if you live in a condo. It has a mechanism that transforms the side table into an efficient storage box! How cool is that?

Side Table, price available upon request, Crate & Barrel

Wanna check out the items featured here? Visit the following stores:

  • True Value

3/L Robinsons Magnolia, Dona Hemady St. corner Aurora Blvd., New Manila, Quezon City.

  • Urban Abode

CW Home Depot Ortigas Outdoor Shops, Dona Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

  • Crate & Barrel

4/L Mega Fashion Hall, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City.

This snippet originally appeared in the June 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Log on to for more details.

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