Small Space Living: 9 Stylish, Space-Saving & Functional Floating DIY Projects

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If you need more storage, are short on space or just dream of a house where you can run your vacuum across the floor without running into any piece of furniture, you'll love the eight DIY projects in this post — all off-the-ground, stylish pieces that will float on your walls (or ceiling!) as functional furniture. And best of all, small spaces in particular benefit from a good floating furniture piece because you can customize to fit snug spots!

Pictured above: 1. A floating nightstand by Brett Bara.

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2. Floating corner banquette seating spotted on Maynard Made.

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3. Cool floating industrial-inspired beds found on Infarrantly Creative.

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4. Cute little floating book shelves for any room, seen on Delightful Mom.

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5. Build some built-in looking floating shelves in a nook, like as seen here on ReMadeIt.

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6. A gorgeous floating storage credenza is such a sleek and modern look to add to any room, and this one is made from affordable elements you can find at IKEA. See how to do it on Nalle's House.

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7. Transform a weird nook or unused closet into a tiny mudroom with a floating shelf! See how to do it on Nalle's House.

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8. Forget letting a big table or desk take up a lot of much-needed space. Just make this cool floating desk to have a place to work. Spotted on No. 29 design.

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9. This favorite small, circular table from Monsters Circus is sweet and simple.

More floating furniture inspiration:

Have you recently completed any DIY projects that involved hanging or floating a piece of furniture to save space (or create storage)? Share what you did in the comments below!

(Image credits: Brett Bara; Maynard Made; Infarrantly Creative; Delightful Mom; ReMadeIt; Nalle's House; Nalle's House; No. 29 design; Monsters Circus)

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Adrienne photographs beautiful homes in and around her home base of Austin, Texas. She's a contributor to UPPERCASE Magazine and spends all her free time exploring small town Texas. She watches a lot of Star Trek.