Small Space Storage: 10 Wonderful Wall-Mounted Cabinets

Small Space Storage: 10 Wonderful Wall-Mounted Cabinets

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Katie Holdefehr
Mar 13, 2017

One space-saving secret we see utilized in small homes again and again is to elevate your furniture. This levitation act not only tricks the eye by freeing up visual space and making the room feel less cramped, but it also leaves floor space open for even more storage. Try a nightstand that magically floats beside your bed, or introduce a hovering cabinet to your entryway. Suddenly, adding more storage space to a room that didn't have an inch to spare is as easy as pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

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A modular system you can customize to fit your space is ideal for a small bathroom. Stack the cabinets on top of one another, or line them up side-by-side to suit your needs.


A wall of TRONES can be built as big as your entryway will allow—and at just 40 bucks for a pack of three, the ceiling's the limit.


Fitted with a sliding walnut door, this cabinet is the perfect compromise between concealing your clutter and showing off your favorite books.


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I'm imagining this sleek storage shelf in a tiny entryway, where the shelf top can act as a catchall for keys and mail, and the drawer can stash hats and gloves.


Minuscule bedrooms with no floor space to spare will appreciate a wall-mounted nightstand for holding bedtime reading and an alarm clock. Convenient notches in the top and bottom of the shelf make it easy to run a cord to your phone charging dock or a table lamp.


Customizable systems are our hands-down favorites, and this IKEA option that allows us to choose a mix of closed and open cabinets lets us be as private or as public as we like.


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When you don't have room for a bulky bar cart, but definitely have time for a daily cocktail, a slim on-the-wall cabinet makes room for more happy hours in your apartment.


This adaptable shelving unit enables you to move the cabinet and shelves as high or low as you like, letting you adjust the spacing for books or a tall piece of pottery.


This beautiful wood veneer storage unit is all about the accessories: Add on a storage basket to catch magazines and catalogs, or clip on a matching lamp to light up your entryway.


Grace Modern allows you to customize every detail of this floating shelf, right down to the gold, nickel or black door slides. Order a made-to-measure piece to fit snuggly in that awkward space between your bed and the wall.


Curious how you can use the levitation trick in other spots around your home? Here are eight more ideas for floating your furniture.

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