A style expert reveals her clever storage solutions for tiny spaces.
Cubbies: ideal for storage
Build in flexibility
Cubbies are ideal for storage and display--and are easy to stack and rearrange. Cubes $60 and $80 from Stumasa. Office Basics accordion-style organizer $36; seejanework.com.
Small bedroom tips
Storage bench holds anything
Put furniture to work
Multipurpose furniture is a must. "We don't have an entryway closet, so this storage bench holds anything I need to unload," says Maybelle. Westport storage bench $379 and baskets $15 each from Stumasa.
Bonus tip: Forget folding chairs--move the bench for extra seating.
Less expensive than built-ins
Maximize wall space
"Freestanding wall units can be much less expensive than built-ins," says Maybelle. Custom wall unit $3,800 and wire baskets $29 each from Stumasa. Chalkboard by notNeutral, $36; seejanework.com.
Bonus tip: Create a niche in the unit for a workstation to add even more function.
You know what you've got
Access what you often need
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