18 Creative Storage Ideas You Can Do Yourself


It's truly amazing how much 'stuff' we accumulate during our lifetimes. Finding places to put it all can be a daunting task. If you're a hoarder, or if you live in a cramped apartment, a small house or even a large one, perhaps all you need is some clever ideas of how to create extra storage space. From ways to hang your shoes, to neat and practical door hanging storage, there's something here for everyone. Check out these clever storage tricks and create more space in your home.


Use an old VHS case to create both a picture frame, and a semi-hidden storage space.


Build extra hanging space for your room. 


Upcycle old cans and tins to create storage for pens and pencils.


An awesome wall storage hanger.


Hang items like scarves on the inside of doors to create a little more room in your closet.


Find a little extra storage space under and around your bath.


Create a book holder out of a simple wire hanger.


Mason jars are great for creating a little extra storage space.


Check out this wall storage made from old, painted crates.


Easy DIY shoe storage created from clothes hangers and pegs.



Cheap and easy DIY Christmas ornament storage.


Space saving tie rack.


Make use of an old trunk in which you can store out of season clothing. It can also double as a bench in small spaces.


DIY food storage shelf.


Use mounted rails to store plastic wrap and tinfoil.


Jewelry storage solution.


Organized and stylish brush storage.


Hang wire baskets on the wall.