Being organized is an ongoing struggle. Where does the bills go when you get home that nothing gets lost or forgotten? Where should your prettiest items be displayed? What should you do with the endless paperwork that requires being kept for years? The task of finding storage for all your “stuff” is a daunting task!
Storage comes in all different shapes and sizes. Closet systems for the bedroom, front entrance, garage and basement are a must and the more they can be customized for your needs the better that they will serve you for years to come.
There are also the types of storage that are furniture pieces….attractive and convenient and purposeful. Here are some ideas that will simplify your storage issues…
This open bookcase has so many uses. It can be used as a room divider between a living room and dining room to display beautiful dishes, vases and also books and favourite photos. It can also flank a fireplace or TV unit to create a feature wall.
A little bit of file storage goes a long way to staying organized. A place to file taxes, appliance warranties, children’s artwork or important financial papers. This cabinet looks so pretty but is so functional. it has two full drawers of hanging file storage.
Below is another idea for file/office storage that sits beside your favourite chair and looks like an end table. Pieces that are multi functional as well as beautiful should have a place in every home.
This social cabinet is a great example of functional storage in a pretty package. It is an interesting looking cabinet when closed and so well designed. It provides a bar when it is open with space for glasses and bottle storage and drawers for napkins and openers, etc. There is also a serving area to prepare the cocktails.
Having a large dining table that expands usually involves a number of extra leaves to store somewhere, usually in a closet or under a bed taking up valuable space. This table has a very unique way to store its expanding pieces. Have a look at the table photos below.
So when you think that you cannot fit one more thing into your closets or cupboards, consider the many other options available to create more storage space.