Forget the storage bed, consider DIY-ing your own platform storage unit — the perfect solution for any small apartment as a custom storage unit will serve your space's unique needs.
Pyramid Dining Armchair
photography by PINTEREST
Transform your stairs into the ultimate storage facility. This is borderline genius and (unless you're really handy) might require a carpenter's help, but wouldn't this be a perfect place to store...well basically anything?
photography by MARCEL AUCAR
Make your breakfast table work for you. Use the storage on this chic eating area to hold extra plates, old magazines, or even your favorite cookbooks.
photography by DORNOB.COM
Bench seating that is cute and functional? Sign us up!
photography by TARGET.COM
Use the top to hold a few plants and other necessities, and decorate the bottom with a few straw baskets to use as storage for all the other stuff you just can't bring yourself to throw away.
Natural Teak Coffee Table
Framework Console Table
Regeant Octagonal Wall Mirror - White
Wicker Laundry Basket
photography by SMITTEN STUDIO
This floating shelf turned storage unit is the perfect place to hide smaller goodies — like perfume or lotion.
3X Wall Mounted Shelf
Brahms Mount Herringbone Throw – Dove Grey
Beverly Hills Palm
photography by JARED SMITH
Use a reclaimed wooden crate as a stylish way to store magazines you NEED to keep forever.
domino magazine subscription
White 4"x4" Pillar Candle
photography by THEOFFICESTYLIST.COM
This ottoman offers tons of seating for guests, and it has plenty of storage for all your cozy winter blankets!
photography by DOMINO
A bar shelf can display your old records and favorite books and act as a shoe rack for your prettiest heels. Hooray!
Davis 48" Brushed Silver Wall Shelf
Davis 36" Brushed Silver Wall Shelf
photography by APARTMENTTHERAPY.COM
This gorgeous lucite trunk is the perfect way to store just about anything — even your old issues of domino!
Petite Lucite Bar Cart
Mod Locker End Table
photography by THEAESTATE.BLOGSPOT.COM
Sometimes keeping old magazines and books takes a bit of creativity. Consider using stacks of your favorite as legs to a very stylish coffee table.
Cosima Multi Area Rug
Phoebe Rug Ivory
Small Wire Basket
photography by MYSCANDINAVIANHOME.COM
There's nothing like using a credenza to store old DVDs, CDs, and video game consoles you aren't ready to part with.
Anna White Teak Media Console
Dane Side Chair, Set of 4, Asphalt, Tweed
Carved Wood Coffee Table, Raw Mango
Chandler Nectar Area Rug
photography by ROBERT PETERSON
Take storage to the ceiling by securing a few shelves or storage cubbies high above your bed to create a statement piece no one can ignore.
Herringbone Blue Pond Throw
Anzio Pink Area Rug
photography by APARTMENT THERAPY
Don't forget to take advantage of an awkward corner by adding a few floating shelves for your various knick-knacks and travel souvenirs. Don't forget to add shelves up high!
Wonder Wall Shelf - 2 Pack
Corner Shelf, Wall, Large, Nude
A storage headboard just might be the thing your bedroom needs to hide all the extra junk in your room.
Floating shelves aren't necessarily clever, but using them as shoe storage? Now that is.
Carrara Marble With Stainless Steel Frame Side Table
Zig Zag Bone Tray
Organic Cotton Cut Cushion Brown
This storage bed is exquisite. Don't you agree? Especially considering that it can hide nearly all your unused linens!
Have too many clothes? This common problem can easily be solved with the help of storage organizers — or, you know, a few tiny boxes delicately arranged.
Utilize all parts of your kitchen by adding extra drawers at the end of any kitchen island.
Make the bench at the end of your bed double as a storage container. Hide any extra pillows or blankets inside.
Storage beds make homes so much more functional — and this one would fit in any boho-inspired abode.
Hide your coffee table books and tiny candles, for when guests come over, inside this petite coffee table.
Kitchen cabinets that slide out make finding ingredients so much easier!
With half a dozen places to hide things, this wooden credenza is the perfect piece of furniture for anyone who isn't ready to get rid of their VCR (or Super Nintendo, etc...).
Use this pretty pink storage table in your living room or bedroom to hide items you only need sometimes.
Bar carts are a simple way to store any unused china, mugs, or glassware. Plus, they look absolutely adorable. It's hard to hate cute storage.
10L Recycled Mason Jar with Lid
Banana Leaf Rectangle
A lucite nightstand with two shelves and a drawer will make it easy for you to store any random items that seem to find their way to your bedside.
photography by small space storage ideas bedroom with gray walls
This orange ottoman is full of character — oh, and it functions as a petite storage area, too!
Pull-out bathroom storage is the perfect way to hide all the goodies you picked up at the mall last weekend.
Picture this as the best solution for entryway storage. Bottom baskets included for all your sunscreen and wintertime essentials.
Rest your feet on all your hidden treasures with this beige ottoman.
Use the space under your stairs for good. This storage is the best way to hide your family's out of season items and other goodies you can't throw away just yet.
This metallic credenza would look stunning in the dining room — imagine impressing your guests with this beauty!
Hide built-in shelving with a plain white curtain — it's stylish and conceals what you don't want seen, without feeling you have to have closed containers for everything.
Picture this dresser as an upscale storage for all the little ones' toys.