This custom headboard houses a secret inside: The panels slide open to reveal a cabinet within.
If you like the look of recessed shelves, go for it! And while you're at it, take advantage of the rest of that spare room inside the wall. Here, hidden cabinets on either side of the shelves can hold plenty, so you can keep the living room looking sleek.
Hood taking up too much space to house it and a pot rack? Au contraire. Sneak one on the side and you can have both.
Not like this bathroom is short on space, but creating a niche for towels in the tub surround is a helpful storage solution for baths of any size.
Wrestling an ironing board open is just enough of a hassle to make me never want to iron. This clever hideaway idea might change that (maybe).
Open up the space under built-in seating to hold books, shoes — pretty much anything your heart desires.
Here's a great idea if there's an appliance or pipes obstructing the area needed for a full drawer or cupboard. Use just a sliver instead to hold mail and paperwork that can otherwise clutter a kitchen island.
The spice rack I showed a few days ago inspired this ideabook, so here's one more for posterity.
And it works on a larger scale too! Space that otherwise would have just gone to decoration now earns its keep.
With the proliferation of flat screens, we no longer need all that spare room to house a TV.
A kitchen island can provide additional work area, but it can be a space hog. Make sure to utilize every inch with drawers on the work side, and maybe even a hidden cupboard on the bar side too.
Guest rooms are a luxury not all of us can have, and even when we do it might need to work double-duty. By day this one is a slick library...