When space is scarce, creativity is required. If the items being stored are attractive in anyway, I try to use exposed forms of storage in order to free up closet/cupboard space for the less beautiful items.
|Books and Baskets create a side table|
|Purses, Scarves, Hats; |
all can be used in decor in
order to create more closet space.
I multipurpose where ever possible.
And, I use what I've got.
|Magazine Rack turned|
|Fruit Baskets turned|
Baby Caps/Burp Cloths
|This silverware basket |
great mail/info center.
Baskets, jars, tins, cigar boxes, anything that might work as a storage container is my best friend.
|Fruit basket and Cake dish;|
obvious yet functional
This basket works beautifully as a snack center. It sits
on the counter, at the end of the table, for easy
|Jars have a multitude|
|Even layering baskets can be helpful|
I absolutely love when a favorite find doubles as functional!
|This old tin has been around forever; the cigar boxes|
were a lucky freecycle find.
Both serve great storage purposes;
and I love to look at them.