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Yes, you can find extra storage space in your home

Updated on September 12, 2014
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Storage space in a small home

Here's a strange thing. When I lived in a 1,700 square feet house, I never had enough storage space.

Now I live in just less than 450 square feet and I have closets with empty shelves and kitchen cabinets that are nowhere near full. How can that be?

I know, I was surprised myself when I realized! But thinking about it, I decided that when you live in a small space, necessity has to be the mother of invention; you just have to think of ways to generate more space.

I know that there are ways to find extra storage - even in a tiny home.What's more, I don't live alone; there are two of us and to add to the problem, we both work from home so have work clutter to deal with. (And we haven't killed each other yet. Amazing!)

I'm convinced though that you too can find more cupboard space in your own home. Here are some of the ways - admittedly somewhat eccentric - that I've found to create more space and less clutter. If you have any great ideas, please leave your comments below. I'd love to hear from you.

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Think outside - or inside - the box

This is a close-up of the photograph above.

I love to use various containers to store items and baskets are a favorite because they are so attractive. As you can see, this basket is on a shelf in my bookcase / shelving unit.

Although it's officially a bookcase, the basket holds folded t-shirts. Just because it's called a bookcase doesn't mean that it's just for books. This great unit is our major 'holding' area.

Some of the cubby holes have doors and at the bottom, a few have drawers. They hold so many different items - clothing, jewelry, belts, paperwork, miscellaneous computer stuff - oh, and books!

Notice that I managed to squeeze a book next to the basket - every bit of space should be used in a small home.That being said, one or two of the sections in the bookcase are used purely for decorative items - because we simply don't need to use them for keeping 'stuff'. Less than 450 square feet and we have ample space for two people. What's more, I think it looks good too :)

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Tension is good

Tension rods, I mean.

Tension rods are chiefly made to hang curtains and sheers but they are brilliant to add extra storage to your home. This photograph shows one that I have fitted (I say 'fitted', it take probably less than a minute) to the cupboard over my sink.

I don't like to have too many things hanging in the kitchen, because they all need cleaning, but this shows a trivet that I use often and it's a handy place for it to be.

Sometimes, I use the rod to dry tea towels / dish towels; any water can drip straight into the sink. When I'm cooking, it's important for me to be organized in my teeny tiny kitchen so I hang items I will need on the rod before I start to cook.

If I know that I'm going to need a spatula and a ladle, for example, I hang those items so that I won't have to rummage in a drawer.I've also put a tension rod in the cupboard under the sink - about halfway towards the back and near the top.

The handle part of spray bottles makes them hang their nicely and I have plastic sandwich bags hanging there (attached by clothespins) too containing things like scouring pads. It's pretty difficult to make the most of he cupboard under the sink but the tension rod does a great job.

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Gifts & Decor Bamboo Handle Woven Corn Husk Nesting Basket, 3-Piece
Gifts & Decor Bamboo Handle Woven Corn Husk Nesting Basket, 3-Piece

I like light-colored baskets because in my tiny home they are less obtrusive but gorgeous storage baskets are available in so many different styles, colors and shapes. Whenever possible, I buy them in packs of two, three or more, because that way I know that I have instant coordination.

 
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Organization

It's true that if every closet in your home is well-organized, you'll be able to use the space a lot more effectively - and as a bonus, you'll be able to find things more easily too.

Here is an example - my pantry cupboard. The shelves are only 16" wide and about the same height as I am so it's not huge. Our fridge's shelves are 17" wide and inside, it's only 32" high. But in these two, we keep all our food for at least a week (we eat both lunch and dinner at home every day of the week).

That's not all, I also have a good supply of tinned and dried goods in case of emergencies - we live in a hurricane-prone area.The fridge and pantry, like all our closets are organized. Our week's supply of fruit lives in a glass fruit bowl on the kitchen counter.

It looks gorgeous and makes it easy to grab an apple. My problem was bread. I don't like to keep bread in the fridge and I haven't got the room for a bread bin or other bread storage on the counter top. But I DO have a slow-cooker there. So our bread lives in there! See point number one in the 'other ideas' list below - there's always a way to find extra space.

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Take a butchers

I mean butcher's hooks. Here, the butcher's hook hangs two IKEA soft fabric storage bags in our teeny tiny bathroom. His and hers.

These are located in a perfect position to grab whilst having a shower. We keep just the essential shower stuff in there. But this is just one example of how these useful hooks can be used.

If you go back up to the photograph of the tension rod in my kitchen, you'll see that I use butcher's hooks to hang things there (and on the tension rod under the sink.) They're useful in the clothes closet too for hanging belts and handbags.We have a narrow closet that houses the immersion heater and it has a louvered door.

I use butcher's hooks to hand slim objects there - a sweeping brush and a handy toiletries bag that's intended for travel use.; this holds a lot of cosmetics, lotions and toiletries that aren't used every day - suntan lotion, insect sting relief cream, weird lipstick colors that I'm only brave enough to use once in a blue moon...And yes, it's one of those funky 1940s yellow and black bathrooms!

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Showing off my underwear! These are plastic containers that sheet sets came in. They are idea for storing small clothing items if you have no dresserWe each have a basket in the bathroom cupboard to hold toiletries that are used regularlySoda (or beer) is kept in a silver-colored metal wastebasket. Because it's waterproof we can put ice straight in thereA glass bowl holds fruit. It's decorative and seems to 'disappear' giving the illusion of spaceA trivet hangs using an 's' hook so I can grab it when needed.Keeping cupboards tidy is essential!
Showing off my underwear! These are plastic containers that sheet sets came in. They are idea for storing small clothing items if you have no dresser
Showing off my underwear! These are plastic containers that sheet sets came in. They are idea for storing small clothing items if you have no dresser | Source
We each have a basket in the bathroom cupboard to hold toiletries that are used regularly
We each have a basket in the bathroom cupboard to hold toiletries that are used regularly
Soda (or beer) is kept in a silver-colored metal wastebasket. Because it's waterproof we can put ice straight in there
Soda (or beer) is kept in a silver-colored metal wastebasket. Because it's waterproof we can put ice straight in there
A glass bowl holds fruit. It's decorative and seems to 'disappear' giving the illusion of space
A glass bowl holds fruit. It's decorative and seems to 'disappear' giving the illusion of space
A trivet hangs using an 's' hook so I can grab it when needed.
A trivet hangs using an 's' hook so I can grab it when needed.
Keeping cupboards tidy is essential!
Keeping cupboards tidy is essential!

Other ideas

  • My favorite 'other idea'. Look at those empty spaces in your home. Example: Our refrigerator has a freezer section that's about fifteen inches high. But we don't really use frozen food! All it usually contains, foodwise, is a packet of frozen peas (tasty and valuable to use as an ice pack if you've hurt yourself) and an emergency loaf of bread. What a waste of space. What's more, freezers run less efficiently if they're not full. So now, all my empty tupperware-type containers live in there.
  • Sometimes items can be stored under the bed. I don't do this because my friend who is a Feng Shui consultant disapproves of keeping things under the bed. Hey, I'm not going all mystical on you but it's better to be safe than sorry, with my luck! But if you badly need extra space, under the bed is a great place to store extra blankets and bedding. There's no need to restrict under-bed storage to those items though - I know someone who stores her little-used kitchen equipment in a box under her bed!
  • Don't store empty bags and luggage - this is such a waste of space. Suitcases are a great place to keep out-of-season clothing or items you only use when you go on vacation. But anything can be stored there - paperwork, CD collections, things you only use for guests (like a blow-up bed), spare towels, spare computer leads and extension wires ... anything! Remember to do the same with handbags - keep items in your handbags in plastic bags so that the contents are easy to remove - hair accessories in one, your gloves in another ... jewelry, handkerchiefs...
  • Do you have a drawer full of plastic bags from the grocery store? I used to when I lived in larger homes. After all, you never know when you're going to need one do you? Well, I realized that yes, they do have occasional uses, but not enough to warrant giving up an entire kitchen drawer. So I keep about a dozen. Where? In a large glass jug that lives in my kitchen cupboard. Large jugs, bowls and other equipment are often overlooked as storage spaces. I screw the grocery bags into tight balls and a dozen or so fit into my glass jug. Once it's full, any more plastic bags that arrive in the home go into the recycling bin.
  • Don't think that you have to always search for products and items that are described as space saving or multi-functional. Yes, many of these are great but a lot are ugly and don't offer a lot of storage space anyway. (I'm thinking particularly about those over-the-door items and also those tower shelving units that sit above the toilet - some are OK but most are hideous!) In fact, all our furniture and belongings came to our tiny apartment from the 'big house'.
  • Keep measurements from your house with you when you're shopping. I keep mine on my iPhone but a simple small notebook does the job equally well. You might see something in a consignment store, for instance, that you think might fit your home. If you have the measurements with you, you can snap it up before someone else does. I keep the measurements of my closets and cabinets. Recently I needed a new chopping board and because I had measurements with me, I bought one that fitted exactly into my kitchen drawer.
  • Although I don't like the look of fridge magnets, I have a variety of useful magnetic hooks and slim, small magnetic boxes on the side of my refrigerator. One little box holds oddments such as a corkscrew, the lighter I use to light my morning incense stick (useful to make the house smell good) and those mysterious small screws and washers that I tend to find on the floor from time to time (I know that the minute I throw them away, he'll ask 'have you seen a small screw that I lost?) Another holds business cards - mostly local services I might need.
  • Look up! I don't do this because I don't need additional storage but if you have kitchen wall cabinets that don't reach the ceiling, their top surface can be fabulous storage space. Use decorative boxes or baskets to store items there. There's no rule that says that only kitchen stuff should be kept in the kitchen. Use them to store paperwork, spare toilet rolls, old photographs, your manicure supplies, old t-shirts that you're going to use for cleaning cloths one day, socks, books ... no rules! Look at the tops of other furniture too. And if I needed additional storage I'd fit shelves over doors. I will do this one day in my teeny bathroom to hold a few baskets.
  • The bathtub can also be used for storage. Our bathroom must surely be the smallest in the universe but I don't need extra storage there. Our bathtub has a shower that we use - we rarely take baths. So at the other end from the shower head, there lives a sturdy, white lidded plastic bin that fits just perfectly, looks good and holds loads of stuff - bathroom cleaning products and various other bits and pieces that you need when showering. When I need to replace it, I'm going to get a much sturdier version so that it will also be a place to sit for washing feet or cutting toenails!
  • Keep it tidy. Sad but true - if you keep your home tidy, it looks bigger and you'll be able to find things exactly when you need them. I know that 'a place for everything and everything in its place' is the sort of thing your grandmother would say but it's true!

Stylish magnetic products

Magnetic products are wonderful because you can slip them into the tiniest spaces. What's more, you can move them around to wherever you need them. I use these in the bathroom and the kitchen mostly but I have several magnetic storage items in hooks in the closet too. I have hooks that I use on the water heater tank - that's a great place to dry face flannels and hand towels.

Baskets & boxes

It really doesn't matter what your style of décor is, there are baskets, boxes and containers that will look great in your home and below you'll see a few of my favorites. Like all my favorite storage solutions, they can be used for so many purposes. I use them for clothes, kitchen equipment, paperwork, jewelry, bathroom stuff, spare light bulbs ... a lot more too.

I usually have a couple that are empty (I have two in a closet right now that aren't being used) and yet I'm sure that they'll be needed at some time in the future. I keep out-of-season clothes in a couple of large baskets in my clothes closet. They are so inexpensive too when you consider their multiple uses and look great!

Butcher's hooks

These simple little items make all the difference to efficient storage in my apartment, especially when combined with tension rods.

For example, in a previous apartment I had a tension rod attached to a bathroom window and hung a lot of my jewelry on there using 's' hooks. It looked great, it used an otherwise redundant area of my home and when the light shone through the window it make the jewelry shine and sparkle - almost forming a decorative curtain.

I'd love to hear from you!

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      Tanya Jones 3 years ago from Texas USA

      great ideas.

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      Jackie Jackson 3 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @Gypzeerose: That's wonderful - thank you so much!

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      Rose Jones 3 years ago

      This is such an excellent lens! Pinned to my organized board.

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      sunriseblue lm 3 years ago

      Wow, this is great! Thanks for sharing :)

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      ismeedee 3 years ago

      It really is a great skill to use space wisely, thanks for sharing your ideas!

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      Laura Hofman 3 years ago from Naperville, IL

      Very creative storage ideas! I never thought of using luggage for out-of-season clothes. Sure makes sense and a good use of space. I like tension rods and baskets too. Come in quite handy for a variety of uses around the house.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @Stephanie36: You're probably like me and find that finding extra space is a fun challenge as well as being so practical. I truly think that now we could live our dream and live on a boat. I've known people who do and have been amazed that they could live in such a compact area but I really believe that we could do it now.

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      Stephanie 4 years ago from Canada

      Storage is so important in a small space! I've never lived in a big place, so am always trying to find ways to store items. I have a great bed that has storage drawers underneath it and a shelf as the headboard--I love it. :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @ShelbyLinMarie: Thank you! I was skeptical about Feng Shui for a long time but mt neighbor - and my personal experiences - persuades me otherwise :)

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      ShelbyLinMarie 4 years ago

      I love this! There is a lot of useful information here and you inspire eco-friendly ideas. My favorite! I agree with your friend about storage under the bed. I too am a Feng Shui-er. That and my cats would be mad if I blocked off their hide and seek spot. Haha Great lens!

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      TanoCalvenoa 4 years ago

      What great ideas. So many people could benefit from this lens.

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      ayannavenus 4 years ago

      Some fabby tips in this lens, thanks will be putting some of them to use. Great lens

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      rattie lm 4 years ago

      Terrific lens! I am in the process of culling in my home. We have so much 'stuff' and yet, I am not a hoarder. How can this contradiction be? When we move I plan to take NO furntiture and the very basics with me. I also plan to buyy NO NEW FURNITURE. Let's see how well I do. Perhaps that process may well become a lens...

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @MakeHairBows: It's quite amazing where you can find extra storage space :)

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      MakeHairBows 4 years ago

      I never would have thought to keep Tupperware containers in the freezer. Great idea...

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @TheCozyDinosaur: They are rally useful - surprisingly :)

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      TheCozyDinosaur 4 years ago

      I am destined to live in small apartments with roommates until I get rich from being a social worker! Thanks for these tips... never thought I would be looking at purchasing butcher hooks... :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @SavioC: I'm glad it helped.

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      SavioC 4 years ago

      I live in an apartment where space is premium hence I keep looking for ways to make use of them and taking care that it doe not spoil aesthetics. Got an idea from this lens that I am going to use for my cupboard. Thank You.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @Adventuretravels: Thanks for visiting!

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      Giovanna Sanguinetti 4 years ago from Perth UK

      It's truw, there never seems to be enough space in my house! You should see my loft. Thanks for some really good ideas.

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      Ian Anderson 4 years ago from Asker in Norway

      We store our spare single duvets in cushion covers that go on the sofa! http://handycrowd.com/duvet-storage-innovation/ for pics....

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @MarathonRunning: Thank you for visiting - I love to meet organized people :)

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      Martina 4 years ago from Croatia, Europe

      Great Lens and so nice tips! I do tend to be organized and these tips will help me to be even better at it :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @DebMartin: Thank you so much!

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      DebMartin 4 years ago

      Really outstanding tips. This certainly deserves that purple star. Congratulations.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @ArtbyMAR: Thank you :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @RinchenChodron: Thank you! There's always space somewhere :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @changrcoacher: Thank you!

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @Heather426: They look so good,don't they?

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      RinchenChodron 4 years ago

      I love the idea to store stuff in the purses you are not currently using in plastic bags so they are easy to remove! Congrats on your purple star.

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      ArtbyMAR 4 years ago

      Great ideas, always looking for ways to organize better.

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      Heather Burns 4 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      I use baskets everywhere on top of bookcases and cupboards.

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      changrcoacher 4 years ago

      This is a wonderful lens! I smiled reading it..almost like you saw where I'm living right now. I had to get creative in this small space. Thanks for all the great ideas. Congratulations on your Purple Star!

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      Faye Rutledge 4 years ago from Concord VA

      Thanks for these great storage ideas. I make use of wicker baskets myself. :)

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      CaroleM 4 years ago

      Great tips. Tension rods work well in a number of locations around the house.

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      Cloudspotting 4 years ago

      Congratulations on receiving your Purple Star! Well deserved, I'm a fan of your tension hook tips.

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      analeya 4 years ago

      nice ideas

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      Northerntrials 4 years ago

      Cool ideas. Thanks... I love butcher hooks too.

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      Dawn 4 years ago from Maryland, USA

      Congrats on the Purple star. Great lens. I had been thinking that one needs to be written on living in small spaces. I'm glad i found your lens. (i like living in my tiny space.)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @JennAshton: They really are essential in a tiny home :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @IreneL11: Thank you!

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      Jenn Ashton 4 years ago from Canada

      Great ideas, I'll be using them for sure - I am a huge fan of the S hook!!

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      IreneL11 4 years ago

      Great lens! Congratulations on getting the Purple star for it.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Congratulations on your Purple Star!

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @lesliesinclair: I'm just the same. The only time I can't find anything in my tiny home is if himself has put it in the wrong place. My stainless steel mixing bowl always lives on the top shelf of the left hand wall cupboard and has for years - until yesterday when he did the dishes and I found my bowl in the oven!

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      lesliesinclair 4 years ago

      Funny thing, when I was in a much smaller space I knew where everything was and it was always in its place, but in this larger one I'm forever searching. The closets have only one shelf each and there's not enough height to add a second one, like I had in the last apartment. It's surprising how much storage space was lost and something to keep in mind for the future.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @VictoriaHolt: Thank you - it was a fun lens to make :)

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      VictoriaHolt 4 years ago

      I can see why you got a purple star! Great organization...tips and lens!

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @favored: Thank you for visiting!

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      Fay Favored 4 years ago from USA

      When I run out of space, I always look up. If there's a pocket or corner area I find a way to fill it. I appreciate your extra tips. They can come in handy.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @smine27: Thank you. It can be quite a challenge, can't it? Fun though :)

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @loopylooh: My mum was the same :)

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      Shinichi Mine 4 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      I love these ideas you have here. I also live in cramped quarters so I have to be creative in making space.

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      loopylooh 4 years ago

      Thanks some ideas for me to use as my house is quite cluttered but i hate throwing things away

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @SusanDeppner: Wow - I agree that's not a recommended method, Susan! But you're so very right - getting rid of clutter is THE best way to have an organized home. Hard but true :)

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      Susan Deppner 4 years ago from Arkansas USA

      It's great not having space to collect clutter. Getting rid of clutter was a great benefit of our house fire (though I DO NOT recommend using that method!) and I've tried hard not to accumulate more than we need, though it's much harder than you might think when you do have empty space. Thanks for sharing your great tips!

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @David Stone1: Thank you Dave. By what I see online, there are apartments in New York even smaller than mine!

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      David Stone 4 years ago from New York City

      We New Yorkers, always adjusting to small living spaces, can easily appreciate these ideas.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @Margaret Schindel: Thank you so much! If they can work for me in our tiny condo, they can work anywhere :)

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      Margaret Schindel 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Brit, these are awesome tips!!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful ideas. I no longer live in an apartment, but I sure can use help with organization and efficient storage! :D

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @mcspocky lm: Thank you so much! I hope it helps.

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      mcspocky lm 4 years ago

      You have some really good ideas. We're always short of storage space, so it's good to learn tips like yours.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @anonymous: Baskets are tremendous - so inexpensive and yet they look so gorgeous.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I like it very much...I am in the process of working on one similar with using baskets for storage...same all original photos etc...I am hopeful that it does well...but who knows...

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @linsm76: Thank you so much Linda. There are lots of ways to find extra storage without spending a lot of money on closet organizers :)

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      linsm76 4 years ago

      Finally, some different ideas other than closet organizers.

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      linsm76 4 years ago

      Finally, some different ideas other than closet organizers.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @geosum: Thank you! There are always lots of ways to find extra storage :)

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      geosum 4 years ago

      Lots of great ideas here. Thanks.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @MiaMusement: I haven't but I'll watch out for it! It's truly amazing that we haven't killed each other :) Thanks so much for commenting!

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      MiaMusement 4 years ago

      What EXCELLENT ideas and products for adding extra storage to even the smallest spaces. I'm very impressed that you two live and work in 450sf together. Have you ever seen the HGTV show "Small Space Big Style"? It's one of my favorites.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      They look so nice too, don't they? Thanks so much for your comment!

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      Gregory Moore 4 years ago from Louisville, KY

      I love the baskets for organization. My wife has gotten on that kick and it has been a big help.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @robertzimmerman2: Thanks so much - they work for me :)

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      Robert Zimmerman 4 years ago from SE Florida, USA

      These are some great ideas, thanks!

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      Miha Gasper 4 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      Necessity, mother of invention... I like that! Thanks for the ideas.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @goldenrulecomics: Exactly - if you don't need them often then a ladder is no problem. I really believe that every home has hidden storage space. Thanks so much for commenting!

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      goldenrulecomics 4 years ago

      Lots of really good advice. One thing we did was add shelves up high in our utility room, which we used to store things we don't use very often. Needed a ladder to reach them but so what!

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      DecoratingMom411 4 years ago

      I really like what you have done here. Great tips.

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      Jackie Jackson 4 years ago from Fort Lauderdale

      @anonymous: Thank you so much!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Good ideas which I need!! Love the photos!

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      RuralFloridaLiving 4 years ago

      Great product information. Thanks!