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4 Sneaky Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

Tidying up doesn't always mean hiding your items away

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"A place for everything and everything in its place"—that's the goal of every household. However, getting organized can feel like an insurmountable task especially when you have very limited space. No matter how hard you try, it seems to end up looking cluttered.

Have you ever thought of disguising storage as decor? It is possible to keep your home neat and cozy all the time. Turn messy areas into stylish spaces with these tips:

Main photo from: Inside Out.

Choose furniture pieces that have more than one function. This ottoman is a great example—when you're not putting your feet up, it can also serve as a place for spare pillows. 

Photo from HGTV.

Experiment with repurposing old furniture. This antique door turned shelving somehow adds a rustic feel to any space. You can also play around with stacking books in different patterns. 

Photo from Pinterest.

If you have pets, you may have a lot of their stuff stored by your back door. Disguise it all in a sleek counter that has secret cabinets. Make the most of the space on top by setting up a vignette or displaying decor pieces.

Photo from Bored Panda.

Whether you have art pieces or fine China, you can show off your collection in your living or dining area. Homeowners and designers often group objects in uneven numbers for a better look. 

Photo from Room Decor Ideas.

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