50 Nifty DIY Storage Ideas

DIY Storage Ideas

DIY Chalkboard Pantry Drawers

DIY Chalkboard Pantry Drawers

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Keep things organized in your pantry with these clever DIY Chalkboard pantry drawers that let you store your goods and CLEARLY label what is in each drawer.


Window Box Bathroom Storage

Window Box Bathroom Storage

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Some window planter boxes (you can usually pick these up on sale at the end of the gardening season) are cleverly converted to rustic bathroom storage bins to hold hand towels, toilet paper, and more!


DIY Wooden Crate Shoe Rack

DIY Wooden Crate Shoe Rack

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Oozing with farmhouse charm, this DIY shoe rack is crafted from old wooden crates. Notice the added detail of the key hooks on the side! So clever!


DIY Wine Bottle and Wine Glass Holder

DIY Wine Bottle and Wine Glass Holder

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An easy-to-build DIY wine rack that includes room for up to 5 bottles of wine and 6 wine glasses.


DIY Storage Ottoman

DIY Storage Ottoman

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Storage Ottoman’s are a great way to add comfort AND storage into a room in one single piece of furniture. Practical, and fun to make, this DIY storage ottoman would make a great addition to any active family room.


Cabinet End Panel Storage Center

Cabinet End Panel Storage Center

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The otherwise useless side of an end cabinet is extended by a few inches turned into a secret storage area perfect for tucking away small items such as keys, mail, and more.

When closed, it simply looks like an end panel, so nobody would even know it was there!


Hidden TV Coffee Table

Hidden TV Coffee Table

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You can tuck the TV away until you need it by mounting it onto the “lid” of this upcycled storage coffee table.


DIY Chevron Storage Cabinet

DIY Chevron Storage Cabinet

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Who said storage has to be utilitarian and it can’t be pretty? Not the designer of this DIY Chevron Storage Cabinet!


DIY Basket Ladder Storage

DIY Basket Ladder Storage

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An old ladder that was gathering dust in the garden shed is transformed into a handy bathroom storage ladder.


Dry Goods Storage Shelf

Dry Goods Storage Shelf

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A simple box shelf with some acrylic boxes and you have a clever way to store and display your dry goods. The colorful array of dried flower, rice, grains, and more add an aesthetic appeal to the his homey kitchen.


DIY Canned Food Pull-Out Organizer

DIY Canned Food Pull-Out Organizer

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Designed to fit nicely between the fridge and the wall, this pull-out organizer helps you store a LOT of canned goods in a LITTLE bit of space.


Family-Sized Electronic Charging Station

Family-Sized Electronic Charging Station

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No more fighting over the charger OR having electronics strewn all over the counter or coffee table! This clever and farmhouse-chic box can hold multiple devices while letting you charge up to 4 at a time!


Hanging Spice Rack

Hanging Spice Rack

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What I like about this particular spice rack is the addition of the bar with the curtain clips along the bottom to hang spice and seasoning packets. So clever!


PVC Tube Shoe Cubbies

PVC Tube Shoe Cubbies

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A clever way to keep shoes from becoming a huge pile at the bottom of the closet or at the front door, these easy-to-make PVC Tube Shoe Cubbies are perfectly adaptable so you can have as many or as few as you need.

Smaller shoes can bit two-per-cubby, but larger or heavier shoes may require a cubby for each foot.


DIY Industrial Farmhouse Storage Coffee Table

DIY Industrial Farmhouse Storage Coffee Table

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Storage coffee tables are the perfect way to combine design with functionality. This DIY storage coffee table provides an Industrial Rustic look that would perfectly match the farmhouse decor aesthetic.


DIY IKEA Hack Garage Workbench

DIY Ikea Hack Garage Workbench

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Hacked IKEA pieces are turned into that awesome custom garage workbench.


Rustic License Plate Storage Cubby

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This rustic bathroom storage cubby (although it could be used practically anywhere) uses an old wooden crate and a vintage, well-rusted license plate. Together, they create a unique rustic look that would be perfect in any country, lodge, farmhouse, or even industrial style.


DIY Campaign Style Storage Boxes

DIY Campaign Style Storage Boxes

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These cute campaign styled DIY storage boxes create a decorative accent that provide additional storage for all of those little bits and pieces that would otherwise be scattered around your home.


Vintage Suitcase Storage Bench

Vintage Suitcase Storage Bench

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An old suitcase gets new life as a storage bench (or coffee table, depending on how sturdy the suitcase is).

Granted, this is more of a decorative bench, as the suitcase itself is likely not sturdy enough to support human weight. But it makes a unique addition to this bedroom and provides some much-needed storage.


DIY Storage Headboard

DIY Storage Headboard

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This DIY headboard design not only allows you to store items on the top of the headboard, but the handy side cubbies are a perfect place to store books, electronics, and more.


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