Living in a small apartment or having a small bedroom can be a struggle. Finding ways to create storage space is always challenging. So, to help make smaller living spaces both functional and beautiful, we’ve gathered these creative storage ideas. Putting these Ikea furniture hacks into action will make your apartment feel bigger in no time!
1. Ekby Lerberg shelf brackets turned clothing storage
No closet? No problem? Utilize your empty wall space by turning it into a trendy, organized clothing storage space. You can hang anything from shirts to jewelry using Ikea’s Ekby Lerberg hooks.
2. Oh Yes Blog’s raised bed over Ikea cabinets for extra storage
If you’re short on space, building this unique raised bed will give you plenty of extra storage. Using mainly Ikea kitchen cabinets and doors, this design revolutionizes your room. Not only will your bed look great on a raised platform, but you’ll have a hidden compartment below to store whatever you need.
3. Epic Storage Wall
This epic storage wall is guaranteed to meet all of your storage needs no matter what. It’ll turn your mess into a success by providing space for jackets, shoes, and accessories. You’ll be amazed at what a clothing rod, small dresser, Kallax cube, and a few other pieces can do to totally transform your limited storage space.
4. Tatiana’s Delights bookcase turned shoe rack/organizer
Chances are you’ve struggled with organizing your shoes. Even if you’ve managed to de-clutter a massive pile of shoes, making them look good while being stored is another challenge. Turning a Billy bookcase modified with doors and glass shelves into a shoe storage solution is stylish, chic, and definitely space-saving.
5. The Every Girl’s Ikea shelves turned bed-side table storage
Ikea’s Expedit shelf, also known as the Kallax, is one of the most versatile pieces of furniture out there. It’s a must-have when it comes to optimizing storage and organization in a small space. Whether you want to use the Expedit shelf as a bar, nightstand or media center, you’ll be blown away without breaking the bank.
With plenty of ideas to work with, your small apartment is ready to be transformed into the spacious living space of your dreams. For more inspiration, check out these Ikea hacks from The Spruce and Apartment Therapy!