Room corners are overlooked and underutilized in a lot of homes. When every square inch counts, wasted space is just thumbing its nose at us and daring us to do something more creative and productive. Turn these underappreciated dead spaces into forces for good by making them pretty and more functional — starting with one of these projects.
Above, A corner organizer built by Francesca Stone for Design Sponge.
A tiny kitchen corner becomes a cozy dining space with these DIY banquettes from A Hunted Interior
created this modern mirror, which tucks nicely out of the way in a bedroom.
Hanging items are perfect for corners, making them visible without hitting your head five times a day. This hexagonal planter is from the Jungalow
This hanging macrame chair from Classy Clutter
is ambitious but stunning.
Organic materials breathe life into dead space and make a huge difference. Sugar and Cloth
shows you how to make easy bullet planters.
Gain more floor space by hanging your nightstand in the corner next to your bed, like this one, also from The Merrythought.
Balance a DIY ladder for added storage and decoration. A Merry Mishap
easily made this minimalist black one.