16 Stylish Space-Saving Hacks For Totally Tiny Apartments

Diply 2 Apr 2018

Tiny condos or homes are a fact of life for many people, but lack of space doesn't have to forego organization and style.

You can literally transform a teeny space into a functional haven by thinking outside the box.

In fact, living lavishly doesn't require a big space at all: just a little ingenuity and elbow grease.

These space-saving solutions are not only simple and efficient, but also stylish. Get ready to be obsessed with your small space!

1. Save space with this DIY convertible desk to table.

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When you live in a tiny space, desks and kitchen tables actually take up a lot of space. Kill two birds with one stone with this super easy DIY convertible desk and table.

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2. Add floating shelves to the sides of cabinets.

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The outsides of cabinets can actually add so much storage space to a kitchen, as well as free up counter space. Best part yet, they take almost no time to install!

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3. Use over the door shoe racks to organize cleaning supplies and other pantry items.

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Those space saving over-the-door shoe racks can be used for many different purposes. Clean up your pantry by storing odds and ends, and small utensils in it.

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4. Cascade your clothing with a chain to expand your closet storage.

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All you need to do this simple DIY is a chain and some spray paint. It's incredible how much more clothes you can hang by using vertical space.

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5. Use towel racks on the inside of cabinets to store pot lids.

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Pot lids are one of those awkward things that slide around in cabinets and waste useable space. Keep them out of the way and on display with towel racks.

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6. You can also store pots and pans on an iron bar with s-hooks.

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Displaying pots and pans on a long iron bar looks super trendy and also frees up an incredible amount of counter and cabinet space.

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7. Use an extra shower curtain rod to hang toiletries.

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Storing all your toiletries on the sides of your shower is cumbersome. An extra shower curtain rod is a cost effective way to add a ton of hanging storage.

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8. Transform an unused corner with some floating shelves.

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Typically the corners of rooms are ignored. Adding some floating shelves is a stylish way to increase storage without cluttering the main area of the room.

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9. Move a closet rod higher to make room for a dresser.

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If you're tall enough to reach, declutter a tiny bedroom by moving your closet rod higher! The freed up space is perfect for tucking away a small dresser or storage unit.

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10. Use small wire shelves and mug hooks to double cabinet storage.

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Oftentimes, vertical space is wasted in cabinets. A simple fix is adding some affordable wire shelves and/or mug hooks.

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11. Create more floor space by making this DIY shoe peg organizer.

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Try installing this shoe peg organizer in your hallway closet so it's tidy and tucked away. You'll be surprised by how much floor space you'll free up!

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12. Put wooden crates on walls to create more storage space.

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Putting wooden crates on the walls in tiny bathrooms or bedrooms is an incredibly chic way to add more storage. Especially if you have a standalone sink.

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13. Turn a sliding shelf into a hidden DIY spice organizer.

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Even the narrow space between the wall and your fridge can be optimized! Turn the area into a designer spice rack with this fairly simple DIY.

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14. Hang a DIY ceiling garment rack to free up more floor space.

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If you have minimal closet space, swap out a free-standing garment rack for one that hangs from the ceiling to free up some storage space down below.

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15. Add or expand shelves to run above doorways.

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Built in or single shelves can be expanded or put above doorways to turn an otherwise empty area into an efficient and organized space.

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16. Install a DIY Murphy bar that can be folded away.

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You don't need a big space for entertaining, only a smart one! Fold this DIY Murphy bar away once the party is over.

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