Keep your valuables safe and clutter out of sight.
Install a series of covert drawers under your staircase.
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You could also cut a crawl space into the staircase.
Or better yet, build a secret storage room behind the staircase.
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Turn your baseboards into base-drawers.
A DIY project you can replicate.
A partially raised room on a platform creates all kinds of hidden storage.
Need a beer fridge but don’t have the space? You do if you have a kitchen island.
How about a trapdoor wine cellar under the floor.
Get a full-length mirror on hinges and hide your jewelry behind it.
Or you could simply fasten hinges to a picture frame or other wall-mounted item.
A DIY slide-out pantry is a surprising space-saving storage solution.
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Build one yourself using this how-to guide.
And this wall outlet safe is smarter than any burglar.
And so is this secret compartment disguised as a shower tile.
Keep your cat’s litter box out of sight in a small cupboard or end table.
Exposed beams + wire racks = out-of-sight ceiling storage.
Your cluttered kitchen needs a dining nook with covert cupboards.
Turn your bed frame into a clothes closet.
Store cable boxes and video game consoles behind a hinged-TV wall mount.
Hide away computer accessories by strapping them to a pegboard underneath the desk.
And finally, stair drawers!
Learn how to build them here.