Beautiful Family Living: Storage Solutions with Pizazz

 

If you are like the majority of the population, you can probably agree that there is neverrrr enough storage space in a home…. No matter how much you have! And when you consider adding additional storage, the next challenge is to find a way to make it both functional AND beautiful. Take a look at a few interesting options that you may not have considered….

This creative solution for additional storage in a child’s room is nothing short of ingenious! This interesting roll top chair – from Follow Function –  doubles as a storage container for toys!

 

roll top chair

 

 

Any music lovers out there!? If so, this charmingly unique  Double Bass Storage Cabinet may be a fun addition to your home. The cabinet can hold up to 265 CD’s and secretly disguises itself into the decor of your room. It may be purchased online from Red Save.

 

Bass cabinet

 

Check out these two unique storage solutions from Country Living Magazine ……

The first is an old chicken coop that is cleaned up and transformed into a clever magazine storage area.

Country Living storage solution

You can see (below) how even simple, galvanized tins can be used as an effective storage solution for smaller, miscellaneous items such as pencils, markers, and paintbrushes.

galvanized tins as storage

Turning the corner of a living area into a home office may not be as difficult as you might imagine! In fact, as you can see in the photo below, adding a fabric skirt to shelves for hiding unsightly office supplies, as well as unifying the color of storage accessories, creates a polished and desirable look.

Corner home office

Photo from 8rd.org

Martha Stewart had some fabulous ideas for creating additional storage with beautiful presentations.

For example, do you have some antique or vintage suitcases taking up room in your attic or garage? If so, why not turn them into a side table that provides handy storage in your bedroom?

Old suitcases

And speaking of bedrooms, does the space under your bed look like a bomb went off under it? Or perhaps, it is simply not being utilized at all? Click on the link to learn this simple DIY idea for creating  a closet on wheels!

under the bed rolling closet

The next time your think you absolutely have NO MORE ROOM for additional storage…. Or that it is impossible to create storage that is both stylish and effective, think outside the box! You may find that the solutions are right underneath your nose!

What are some of YOUR favorite storage solutions? How have you enhanced a space to make more room for storage?

NOW, GO HAVE AN “It’s So Fabulous!” DAY!

If you would like help incorporating fabulous storage solutions into YOUR home decor,  contact me for an in-home or online consultation at Kimberly@knottinghillinteriors.com

 

 

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Stylish, sophisticated and dramatic, Kimberly Grigg brings her unique talents to client’s homes across the country and to her retail boutique, Knotting Hill Interiors. An award winning retail boutique and an award winning full service design firm, Knotting Hill offers luxury interior design, renovation and remodeling services, custom design, childrens rooms and nurseries and accessorizing. The retail boutique sells fabric, home furnishings, retail design, lamps, accessories, art, upscale furniture consignment, gifts, fashion and jewelry. Voted “Best on the Beach” in both retail and design, our customers say that this place and this process is truly “enchanted”! Knotting Hill Interiors is based in Myrtle Beach South Carolina and has two locations at 7753 North Kings Hwy and 7751 North Kings Hwy.