Look To Your Doors To Get More Storage

Look To Your Doors To Get More Storage

There is an art to thinking up new space possibilities in a very small apartment or workspace. One such idea, which you’ll feel like you must have already thought of, is adding small shelves and hanging storage to your doors and cabinets.

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Apartment Therapy pulls out some good examples from a roster of redesigns and links you to where those creative types got the goods they used to impress you. For medicine cabinets, consider Magnapods. In cramped kitchens, consider magnetic spice racks. The list goes on, and even if your doors close a bit too tightly to add things onto them, consider using the surface area inside your doors for writing areas — chalk, dry-erase or whatever suits you.

Small Space Solutions: Using Cabinet & Closet Doors for Storage [Apartment Therapy]


  • Doors work like walls and that means you can utilize them to their fullest capability in order to maximize space. Almost every kitchen unit has cabinets and every cabinet has doors. Therefore, try building simple lightweight shelves on them to accommodate small items like condiments and spices. You will then find that you do not additional storage pods and containers all around the kitchen area.

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