DIY Small Space Storage: Maximize Your Small Space On A Budget

Our personal spaces – big or small – are very dear to us, that’s why we only want what’s best for it. If your storage budget is the same as your space: small, we can always do something about it. You don’t have to go spend too much for your storage needs because the budget ones will do you good – or even better in fact. Check out which DIY small space storage solutions are going to suit your space.

DIY Small Space Storage: Maximize Your Small Space On A  Budget

Make the most out of your space and budget

It’s always best to make the most out of everything, and these DIY small space storage solutions are just the perfect examples of making the most out of everything. Don’t worry about the budget, as we can always work around that. What’s important here is that we are able to maximize a small part of the house. Let’s make the most out of it, as well as making the most out of your small space. A good solution for you would be DIY projects that are worthy to be added to your home.

1. DIY Kitchen Storage Ideas – The Sneaky Knife Drawer


Keep those sharp objects away from easy reach especially with children around. You can do this by maximizing your cabinet and adding compartments as storage to it. Get the full tutorial here.

2. DIY Bathroom Towel Storage

Easy to install, this type of storage will definitely save space in your bathroom and store your towels nicely. Tutorial here.

3. Bathroom Overhead Shelf

Make use of the space above your door and turn them into overhead shelves. This particular project helped store bathroom items. You can make one for your room and store whatever you want. Click here for the full process.

4. Uncluttered Kitchen Counter

Store your kitchen jars and containers neatly by the counter with this DIY space saver. This one’s a perfect storage for you who want to keep things arranged, at bay, and within reach. Get more details here.

5. DIY Foldable Drying Rack

This is for you who would not want too much space to be taken away. Dry your clothes and use this rack, and keep it when you don’t need it. Details here.

6. DIY Murphy Desk

The perfect project for a spacesaver, this murphy desk will not get in your way when you want more space, and will be there if you want it to be. Get the process here.

7. DIY Wood Pallet Book Shelf

Pallets will not cost you a fortune, so to have it turned into a bookshelf will surely be your kind of project. Display your mind – enriching jewels in this DIY project. More instructions here.

8. DIY Magnetic Wall Rack

Avoid clutter and large containers for your kitchen utensils. You can choose to have a magnetic wall rack for them instead. Such a clever way to save space and store items at the same time. Get the details here.

9. DIY Custom Storage Ottoman

Don’t you just love a multi-purpose furniture? An ottoman should seal the deal for you. This ottoman not only serves as a chair, a footrest or decor, it can be your storage item too. Click here for the tutorial.

10. Art Piece/ Jewelry Box

This should be your kind of sneaky way to hide your jewelry. Disguised as an art piece, open it up and you have your jewelry safely and neatly stored. Get more details by clicking here.

11. Small Space Storage Solution: DIY Rolling Pantry Tutorial

Even the narrow spaces in your house can serve you well. A rolling pantry will perfectly fit this space, so utilize it. Create one for your home by following the steps here.

12. IKEA Expedit Storage Hack

Who doesn’t love IKEA? It gets the job done, and can even be modified to suit your wants. You can invest in a large type of storage item and maximize it to meet your needs. Get more details for this hack here.

13. Cabinet Door Storage Shelf

Don’t just focus on the space inside the cabinet for you storage needs, because its doors can also be made into a storage space. Click here to know how.


Here is a video from Beneath the Belle about more solutions for small space living:

We would all love good storage items to help us manage our homes. We hope the list will give you inspirations on what to do and what to use for storage. Sometimes, function and quality do not always equate to expensive spending. This is why DIY is your best friend.

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