IKEA Just Dropped a New Find That'll Transform Your Houseplant CollectionPlants & Yard
Your houseplant collection is about to get a new home.
Jul 8, 2024
Target’s New Storage Find Is “So Versatile” — And It’s Only $5Organizing
It’s the perfect solution for desktop clutter.
Jul 2, 2024
The $35 IKEA Dupe That Walmart Shoppers Are Buying in MultiplesOrganizing
There's nothing like a versatile storage solution to help wrangle clutter and tidy your living space. We found a $35 small-space-friendly shelf that'll organize your items in a snap.
Apr 23, 2024
The 11 Best Sources for Wall-Mounted Shelving
Shopping
Part decor, part storage solution, all style.
Feb 16, 2024
The $28 Rental Hack That Instantly Added More Storage Space in My Tiny Studio ApartmentOrganizing
They install in minutes — no tools required.
Jan 22, 2024
The $28 Find That Turns Any Pedestal Sink Into a Storage SuperheroOrganizing
It's nearly 30% off right now!
Jan 5, 2024
Corner Shelves: A Smart Small Space Solution All Over the HouseDesign Ideas
The corners of our homes often go overlooked and underutilized, but, especially if you’re short on space, stake a claim on this space with some corner shelves. It’s an idea you can truly use anywhere in your home to gain storage or to put some of your collections or art on display. Here are a trove of inspiration photos from different rooms around the home showing off how serviceable and attractive corner shelves can be.
Oct 3, 2023
The Ingenious Foldaway Shelf with Wheels That Adds Instant Storage Anywhere (It’s on Sale!)Organizing
This collapsible four-tier unit can be used as a kitchen cart, bar cart, bookcase, plant stand, and so much more.
Aug 4, 2023
This IKEA Picture Ledge Is Almost Unrecognizable, Thanks to This $50 DIY
Style
Just look at that trendy scalloped trim!
Apr 4, 2023
10 Stylish, Space-Saving Decor Finds from Urban Outfitters Under $150Organizing
Beauty and utility don't have to be mutually exclusive.
Feb 7, 2023
This Small-Space-Friendly Find Transforms Unused Corner Space Into Extra Storage (It’s Only $22!)
Shopping
It basically creates storage out of thin air.
Feb 6, 2023
This Space-Saving Floor Lamp Gives Me So Much Extra Storage That I Bought Two of Them (Bonus: It’s on Sale!)
Shopping
It's the perfect lamp-storage combo.
Jan 17, 2023
This Is the New, Retro-Inspired Way to Do Open ShelvingDesign Ideas
Open shelving remains a hot kitchen trend, but this slightly polarizing style is getting a chic upgrade.
Dec 20, 2022
The Game-Changing Surge Protector That Doubles As a Shelf (It’s on Sale!)
Shopping
Apartment dwellers will totally love these.
Nov 2, 2022
These Sleek Shelves from Etsy Instantly Create Extra Storage Space Just About Anywhere (They’re Drill-Free!)Organizing
You can put them in your closet, kitchen, home office... there are so many possibilities!
Oct 17, 2022
This Ingenious Gadget Instantly Turns Any Outlet Into a Shelf to Save You Floor and Counter SpaceLife
There's nothing better than a clutter-free tech space.
Oct 5, 2022
Before & After: Cookbook Display Goes Front-FacingOrganizing
My kitchen is spacious by city apartment standards, but really lacks in storage. While an inexpensive tower shelf stored my cookbooks just fine, I found that I wasn’t particularly inspired to use them, and the positioning partially blocked doorway. So I decided to break out my favorites and display them with some reverence… by facing them forward. You may have already spied these cookbook shelves in my January Cure party post.
Sep 20, 2022
The Ingenious Amazon Shelf That Makes the Most of Unused Corner SpaceOrganizing
It's time to put your corners to work.
Jun 24, 2022
10 Stylish Shelves That Double As DecorDesign Ideas
Make your storage furniture just as cute as your home decor.
Jun 17, 2022
These Floating Shelves Saved Me So Much Space and Turned My Book Collection Into a Work of ArtLife
Who doesn't want to display their favorite reads?
Feb 28, 2022
These Stylish Floating Shelves Add Storage Without Taking Up a Ton of SpaceHome Projects
Not only do floating shelves free up precious floor space (especially when several are hung together), but they serve as a pretty focal point in a room, too.
Sep 22, 2021
Keep Your Clutter in Check with Bed Bath & Beyond’s Epic Storage SaleLife
Ready, set, organize!
Sep 21, 2021
The Property Brothers Hate Open Shelving In Kitchens — Here’s WhyHome Projects
Jonathan and Drew Scott say pump the brakes before you jump on this hot kitchen trend.
Aug 5, 2021
Maximize Your Small Space with These Double-Duty Furniture Finds from Overstock’s End of Summer SaleDesign Ideas
These multi-use items will save you space and $$$!
Aug 3, 2021
This Multi-Use Costco Shelf Is Perfect For Small SpacesDesign Ideas
All small space dilemmas may just have been solved by one super affordable item.
Jul 31, 2021
6 Different Ways to Build Floating ShelvesHome Projects
From "I feel comfortable using thumbtacks" to "Let me get my power tools," we've got a little something for everyone.
Jun 22, 2021
This Trendy Shelf is All Over European HomesDesign Ideas
And it’s one of the best ways to store books!
Nov 10, 2020
A Small Portland Apartment Has Seriously Good Open Shelving Inspiration Tours
Rachelle added more shelving for storage AND plants!
Oct 5, 2020
9 Places to Buy Inexpensive and Stylish Wall ShelvingOrganizing
Say hello to a new home for your favorite books, plants, photos, and more.
Aug 25, 2020
How-To: Turn an Ikea Headboard into a Projector ShelfOrganizing
If you own a projector you know how hard it is to figure out where to place it in a room so that it doesn’t become the focal point, but it still beams a great image onto your wall or screen.
Jul 18, 2020
5 Ways To Use A Coat Rack (Other Than The Obvious)Organizing
Yesterday we talked about 12 different ways to use a bookcase in your home. Did you miss it? Check it out for sure as they’re one of the most versatile furniture pieces you can own. Today we’re back with a few more suggestions, but this time for the entryway staple: the coat rack.1. In The Bedroom: The harder we work to keep our closet items paired down the easier it can be to put a coat rack to use as a closet (especially if you use a small bookcase for folded items).
Jul 17, 2020
Before & After: Goodbye Closet, Hello LibraryHome Projects
Dealing with this closet and salmon painted floor was high on the priority list of things to do to begin turning this basement into the modern family room it was destined to be. It had been on my mind since the moment we got the keys to the house. It took a few months to get around to it but we finally did. Follow me after the jump to see the result…We didn’t have much use for the closet but we did have hundreds of books that needed to find a home.
Jul 16, 2020
Best Storage Beds of 2009Design Ideas
The Matera BedI am generally against storing things under your bed because I feel it creates bad bedroom energy, BUT I do find it necessary – at least a little bit – in NYC, so I’ve created and update this list each year. Following are the best storage beds that I know about, at a wide range of prices. If you are going to store, keep it organized, clean and as uncluttered as possible. And if you don’t need to, good for you!
Apr 19, 2020
Budget Basics: Cheap Closet SystemsOrganizing
With the popularity of high-end California Closets and mid-range Elfa systems, the more basic underdogs are often overlooked — here are 5 sources for CHEAP closet and shelving systems to get you started organizing on a budget.Whether your turning your second bedroom into a giant walk-in closet or converting a tiny hall closet into a pantry, proper installation means a lot with budget systems — take weight restrictions seriously!
Mar 17, 2020
Accidentally On-Trend: My Rose Gold Pantry ShelvesHome Projects
I am giddy over my new pretty, pretty pantry shelves. Just days ago, they were a hodgepodge of mismatched boards and faux-wood stickers. It’s amazing what a little paint and the old switcharoo will do! When we started working on our new house, I was pleased to find a set of shelves in the pantry. They were nothing to write home about, but they would hold things and they were free and they were fine.
Mar 11, 2020
7 Ideas for Making a Forward Facing Book DisplayDesign Ideas
Just as your local library displays book covers on tables and sprinkled throughout shelves, parents have adopted this display method to entice their young children to pick up a book and, when they do, to make it easier for them to find specific books visually. Here are seven different ideas for creating such a display in your home:Start with SPICE RACKS: Don’t you love it when the simplest solution is also the cheapest?
Mar 11, 2020
Beautifully Organized: Home Libraries of All SizesOrganizing
Whether grand or small, full or empty, bursting with books or outfitted with objects, I’d wager that all of us have bookshelves of some sort in our home. Having a dedicated library room is not a luxury that all of us can have, but no matter how small your library, there are still some tips for making it as beautifully organized as possible. TOP ROW: Keeping carefully grouped books visible, the hidden storage in Suzanne’s Color in Harmony Room makes the shelves multifunctional.
Mar 11, 2020
Small Space Solutions: Compact & Smart Home WorkstationsOrganizing
A clean, organized, and well-lit home work space is a must. And what better time to tackle this issue in your home than the fresh start of a new year! Many of us don’t have the luxury of a separate home office or studio, but that doesn’t mean we can’t create a healthy environment for working at home. Even if you don’t work from home, carving out a space for productivity is important and a smart way focus on specific tasks without distraction.
Mar 11, 2020
9 Products to Maximize Every Last Inch of Your Cabinet SpaceCleaning
Find space you didn't even know existed in your kitchen and bathroom.
Feb 25, 2020
DIY Project Idea: How to Make a Modern Pegboard Shelving SystemHome Projects
As DIY projects go, this is one of my favorites. A photo of one popped up here on Apartment Therapy last year, and it’s been in my crosshairs ever since. I love this shelving system because it’s simple, yet pretty, and can be configured in multiple ways. It’s also very easy to make, with a little precision and patience.
Dec 19, 2019
Five Favorite Re-Uses For Wooden CratesDesign Ideas
Wine, re-purposing, and attractive storage solutions — these are a few of our favorite things. Perhaps that’s why we’ve featured the wine crate on so many occasions. As a flea market staple and a liquor store freebie, they’re easy to come by and even easier to put to good (re)use.
Jun 29, 2019
Roundup: Best Staircase Storage SolutionsHome Projects
Kristin’s The Amazing Staircase is not only one of our favourite AT posts of all time, it’s a glowing example of utilizing limited space efficiently. Staircases are often overlooked for their storage space potential, but the interior architecture feature can often be converted by using the space ontop, inside, under or over the stairs themselves.
Jun 3, 2019
The Best Bookcases and Shelves for Every Budget, Space, and StyleOrganizing
The books we hold onto say something about us. Sometimes it’s because the characters, places, or plots are still a part of us, even after we turn the last page—and we’re not quite ready to donate, or pass along to a friend. Other times, they’re like to do lists: the titles we’ve been meaning to get to. Or maybe they’re just something you’re proud to display: Those books that telegraph something about your personality, interests, or convictions.
May 23, 2019
Convert Storage Boxes Into No-Sew SeatingHome Projects
If you live in a small space that is short on closets you may find yourself surrounded by a variety of “storage solutions.” Unfortunately, the visual appeal of giant plastic boxes is pretty low, so why not convert your rubbermaids to a relaxing reading nook?It’s amazing what a quilted bedspread, a couple of throw pillows and a faux fur rug can do!
May 7, 2019
Before & After: Bringing New Life to Old DrawersHome Projects
Reusing old drawers as shelving is something we’ve discussed here a few times before. In fact, you may recognize one of these drawers from a post on the subject. While I’ve been using drawers as shelving for a couple of years, I wanted to take the concept to the next level.I had already been using one of these drawers as a wall shelf in my bedroom and when I gave the bedroom a makeover, I wasn’t sure whether I would use the drawers again.
May 7, 2019