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Give Me Some Space: 6 Ways to Maximize Storage For Smaller Bedrooms

* Unique storage options for excessive clutter
* Storage solutions = cleaner and calmer rooms and mind
* Use your storage items as decor too

When maximizing storage for smaller bedrooms and living spaces, quick, easy and with minimal assembly is the only way to go. Just because you have less space to work with does not mean you have to make do with less; the key is to be smart about how you organize and maximize the space available to you.

The six storage solutions are listed below will not only help organize your space but will be a cinch to assemble and will not break the bank in the process.

1. Over-the-Door Closet Rod

Whitmor’s Over-The-Door Closet Rod is the ideal way to eliminate cramped closets without taking up additional space. Made to be placed over the door, this rod holds over 20 pounds, fits on most interior doors and requires absolutely no assembly. Ideal for hanging tomorrow’s work outfit, clothes just back from the cleaners or any coat and jacket overflow.


2. Invisible Book Shelf Display

This Invisible Book Shelf from Urban Outfitters is an ideal storage solution for small living spaces. A powder coated steel shelf is hidden underneath stacks of books to make it seem as if they are floating. And since the apparatus is hidden, there is no way for them to clash with your decor and design aesthetic.

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3. Tidy Living Underbed Storage Rack

One storage area that should never be overlooked is under the bed. While it may seem haphazard, storing anything spilling out of your closet under the bed can be a lifesaver. To make the process more organized, the Underbed Storage Shelf by Tidy Living is a rolling wire shelf that can hold up to 6 pairs of shoes or anything else you may need to store. Made from sturdy wood and steel construction, the rack is lightweight for easy maneuverability.

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4. Honey-Can-Do Clothing Rack

In the mood to double your storage space? When the clothing storage gets sparse, instead of hanging your clothes in various places around your room and/or on your bed, the Honey-Can-Do Double Garment rack will help organize any off-season or extra clothing and help get them out of the way.

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5. So Buy Floating Drawer

This floating drawer and table desk/workstation is a great space-saving option for any home or office. Designed for maximum convenience and ideal for anywhere in the house, the workstation has 3 drawers under the table top and provides plenty of extra storage and working space.


6. Beautify Vintage-Inspired Storage Trunks

This set of two, vintage-style storage trunks by Beautify are a unique stylish accent to any home or college dorm. Perfect for storing bedding, towels, clothes or shoes, the trunks can also double as a nightstand or table when stacked on top of each other to make the most of your existing space.