There is nothing better than an organized home which of course, requires storage. There is a saying that “Everything has its place” ; without that, you have clutter! If you like organization, you’ll love this collection of clever storage solutions hidden behind closed doors.
Kitchen Storage Solutions
I have seen plenty of coffee bars behind cabinet doors. What I haven’t seen is a sliding shelf for the coffee bar which makes more sense; especially if there is a cabinet above it. Instead of having to pull the coffee maker out, you just need to slide the shelf out. If you are building or remodeling, check out New England Home. They have wonderful ideas.
I love using my Kitchen Aid mixer. What I don’t love is dragging it up from my basement which is where I store it. I just don’t have the room in my kitchen. I like the idea of hiding it behind a cabinet as shown in Better Homes & Gardens.
Fine Home Building made good use of an end cabinet as a message center. It’s a great place to store keys and a message board.
Clever Solutions for Pets
If you want a doggy door but don’t like the sight of one, you’ll like this one from House Plans Blog. It’s hidden behind cabinet doors that slide out-of-the-way when you want the doggy door available to your pet.
I also found these clever pet dishes that slide back into the cabinet when you want them out-of-the-way.
Under Stair Storage
Why have wasted space under the stairs? This family took advantage of this space for their boot and shoe collection. When the pull outs are closed, the wall looks like it just has decorative wood moulding.
Playroom Storage Solutions
When Erin from Sunny Side Up was building her home, she took advantage of space above the garage to create these storage bins for her kids toys.
Master Bedroom Closet
This mirror found on Segreto Secrets serves two purposes. Organize your jewelry, ties and belts with the fabulous storage behind the mirror.
Clever Vanity Mirror Storage
Most vanity mirrors open out which requires you to stop what you are doing, open the mirror and retrieve your item. These clever pull out shelves found on Hative allow you to keep the mirror in place while you grab your lipstick and other items.
Laundry Room Storage
Whether you are in a small condo or want to convert an upstairs closet into a laundry room, it’s nice to have it hidden behind closed doors as shown on Good Ideas for You.
Bob Villa shared his clever idea for pull out laundry baskets for easy sorting.
Which of these storage solutions would you like to incorporate into your home?