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Smart Storage Ideas

Space-maximizing, clutter-minimizing solutions, products and projects.

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Smart Storage Ideas

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Arrange several inexpensive wood crates into a shelving unit, then give them a coat of paint or stain. Hold them snugly in place with clamps to build a custom furniture piece—no power tools needed.

To keep an open-feel in this master bathroom, sliding doors made of walnut and frosted glass can be closed to conceal a walk-in closet. Built-in dressers flank the closet.

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    April Harty

    Nat's Office????

Keep you stuff safe at the beach with these smart tips.

How to create hanging storage with hardware cloth.

Does your dad like to pedal? Help him store his wheels in style with this space-saving wood bike-rack with shelf. via The Snug

Take the handle off an old rake and turn it into a wineglass rack.

A pullout drawer fitted with dowel rods makes for a great wrinkle-free way to store linens.

Clean out an old tool box to use as a caddy for silverware or dishes.

Here's a clever way to add smart storage to your pantry or cabinets: use tension rods to create dividers for platters, cutting boards and baking pans.

Use storage potential under that stairs to cut down on clutter like kids' backpacks and discarded shoes.

If you've got the space, here's an ingenious idea: build your pantry around your fridge, with plenty of pull-out drawers and door shelves. It will speed both your grocery unloading and your food prep time.

Fix dining room storage issues with these smart tips.

New display shelves added to an existing island boost style and function.

Get that mess of wires in order, and make sure your handheld devices are ready to go, with this homemade charging station.

Organize craft supplies in clear jars to make a pretty display

Genius Idea: Tin Can Caddy Craft

Genius organization idea: Make DIY small bins to organize a drawer out of the bottom of milk jugs

Genius organization idea: DIY Shoe Box Desk Caddy

3 clever ways to organize your makeup collection

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    Irma Alamillo

    Me encantan sus ideas para organizar nuestras cosas gracias

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Prefab kitchen storage shelves and organizers can be hideously expensive. Here, TOH's Norm Abram shows how to build a shallow drawer that glides out for easy access to items stored in the back of the cabinet for just $50 or $60.

From IKEA, a compact dresser that houses 27+ pairs of shoes and a top drawer for jewelry and other small sundry.

In this video, TOH general contractor Tom Silva explains how to add pull-out baskets, Lazy Susans, and more.

When it comes to kitchen storage, every inch of space counts. Adding a banquette? Carve out drawers underneath the seating!

You know that dead space under the kitchen sink? This kitchen doesn't. Learn the tricks to finding more precious storage where you need it most.