With so many fantastic storage options available today, living in small spaces is hardly anything to worry about. Sure, it may take a bit more planning and organisation in advance, but there are plenty of ways to store your stuff without compromising style. Here are five easy ways to maximise storage in small spaces and get the most out of your flat’s valuable square footage.
Looking for multifunctional pieces for your small space be quite frustrating at times. Small space living is a niche area when it comes to furniture and home decor with so many retailers catering to a more board customer base. To make your life a bit easier we’ve done a lot of the leg work for you. We’ve compiled a list of some of the essential pieces you need to make your small space work for you. We’ve carefully chosen only pieces with dual functionality, giving you more bang for your buck.
It’s incredible what you can accomplish with a bit of creativity and imagination in a small space! This tiny apartment has everything you need for entertaining, cooking, sleeping, lounging, etc. all in a very compact space. This tiny home is only 24 sqm (258 sqft) but is full of style, design and multifunctional.
I can’t help but to think that if more of us “lived light” our planet would be that much better off….and so would we! What do YOU think? Could you live in this tiny space?
It’s great to come home after a long day and have a glass of your favourite wine. One challenge of living in a small space is where to store your favourite wines, spirits and liqueur to fit your decor. We’ve discovered these 5 great ideas for creating your own bar that you and your guests will love!
Wall attached bar
This is great if you want to conceal bottles when not in use. The front cover even drops down to be used as a work station for making drinks.
This is another great option if you want everything out of sight
If you want to display your collection and selection, placing drinks and glasses on a glass bottom beverage cart has a sophisticated feel. Wheels takes it up a notch making it portable.
If you have a corner in your flat, apartment or house and you’re stuck on ways to utilise it, a small bar like this is a great option.
I hope you found these ideas helpful. If you have some ideas of your own to share please do!
Living in a small space doesn’t have to lead to lifestyle compromises! Transformable furniture is literally transforming the way that we live in small spaces.
Check out these X pieces of transformable furniture that help you live a big life in your small space…
#3 This Bloc’d Sofa or Small Space Entertaining
The Bloc’d Sofa, which you can find here courtesy of Scott Jones Design, provides a large amount of comfy seating space in just one sofa. This is a perfect piece of furniture if you live in a small space but still love entertaining.
You can transform your space from “perfect for just you” to “epic entertainment space” in just a minute. We also love the look and feel of this piece, which can either be stored away or used as your standard sofa for those weekday nights in front of the TV.
This piece proves that you don’t have to constrain yourself to small living just because you have a small space.
#2 This Wood Docking Station Doubles as a Desk Organizer
This wood docking station doubles up as a desk organizer. This accessory piece is not only functional. It plays a very important role in efficient micro-living in your small space.
Clutter can be the enemy of small space living, as it makes your place feel and look much smaller. That’s why this piece makes it to number 2 on our list of transformable furniture. It neatly stores and displays your key belongings which improves the organisation of your home as well as the look and feel of your space.
It looks smart, makes best use of space in your living area and gives you the function of organising your things so that you can quickly find them.
Available at Touch of Modern.
#1 Milano Smart Living’s Wall Bed Collection 2014
This video provided by Milano Smart Living makes me feel as though I have seen a glimpse of the future. Their collection of transformable wall beds fit so neatly into your living room furniture that you don’t even know it’s there. This piece comes in at number # because it solves so many problems all at once.
This piece is especially helpful for those of us moving into that urban single room studio, but who don’t want to compromise on an entertaining area. Now you can throw that party and put your entire bedroom away, out of sight.
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