When you’re living with someone else, whether that be a roommate or significant other, space is always at a premium, especially in shared areas. Here are some easy ways to make enough space for the both of you … and your beloved belongings:
Adding floor lights that have shelves built into them
I know this seems quirky, but it’s actually so trendy and functional! Whether you use the shelves for decor or storage, this item is a must-have for any smaller space, especially with a roommate.
Hiding items in-between furniture (such as your sofa and wall)
This is one of my favorite go-to tips for hidden storage. From storing clothes to artwork and decor, utilizing the space in-between and even behind furniture is key. You’d be surprised how much you can fit in these tiny crevasses! For example, I keep all of my art stored behind my leaning mirrors.
Switching out furniture to furniture with storage built into it
Furniture-turned-storage is key for any small space. Whether it’s an ottoman with storage built into it or a sofa that lifts up to reveal empty space, you can find so many options on the market.
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Utilizing the space under your coffee table for baskets
Your coffee table can be utilized for more than just food, drinks, and books. Slide a few baskets under your coffee table and ta-da, you have chic storage that also acts as decor!
Will you be trying any of these tips out in your own home?
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