Living in an apartment
that does not have adequate storage space is not a
juggling circus anymore. Today, there are many types
of accessories and furniture available in the market
that allows for versatility and flexibility in their
use and help us to make most of the space available to
us for storage and work.
Here are some of the tips to live big in a small
home and maximize our storage space:
A sofa or a futon that can be unfolded to
become a bed is a great asset to accommodate any guests or
Bathroom storage units and cabinets are great
for keeping napkins, towels and other bathroom accessories.
Bookcases and armoires are great for storing
up things from clothes to books to files to entertainment
Instead of heavy, bulky chairs, you may use
ottomans with storage area underneath or a bar stool set that
can be stacked in the corner when not in use.
Tables and dressers with slide-in drawers or
shelves can give more space to keep your magazines, newspapers
and other accessories and even pet-feeders.
Use under-sink area for maximizing storage
area in bathrooms and kitchens.
Vertical slide-in shelves in the kitchen can
be used to hang pots and pans.
You can mark out different sections in the
same room, simply by using room dividers or privacy screens.
You may find some great deals of shabby chic
or recycled furniture pieces in garage sales that can help you
to keep things hidden from view and yet easily accessible at
fraction of the cost.
You may use cheap colorful PVC pipes as
curtain rod, a rack to dry your clothes on or a coat rack.