10 Creative, Space-Saving Ideas For Your Apartment

Whether you live in a regular ole’ apartment, studio set-up or efficiency area, having enough space can cause a problem. If you have to partition your own rooms or be creative in your decorating, apartments just don’t have the spacial benefits that a house can offer up. There’s a strategy one goes through when styling an apartment and we’re here to share with you 10 creative, space-saving ways to bring out your personality and keep your home fashion-forward …. without all the rooms or roominess a house can give.

1. An Elevated Sleeping Area.

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Use your floor space for entertaining and everyday living. If you place your bed in an elevated state, you’ll get so much more room to move around and organize the rest of your belongings. You’ll also be able to enjoy the space in so many more ways.

2. A Sofa and Counter Combination.

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Your sofa area can also be your breakfast, work and afternoon tea area too! Add a counter top to the back of the sofa and save space elsewhere by turning one moment into two essential needs for your home.{found on pianoisola}.

3. Magnetic Storage Systems.

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Typically, apartments don’t have the storage space you need. Cabinets aren’t plentiful and you’ll need to get creative with how your organize your kitchen and bathroom essentials especially. With magnet strips and some fun ideas, you can display and organize your needs with ease and without taking up too much space.

4. Coffee Table Storage.

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Double your coffee table as a storage piece. You can fit movies or blankets inside without having an extra shelf or basket. Not only do you get the surface area you need but a place to put some entertainment goodies too!{found on letloveguide}.

5. Creative Furniture Placement.

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Your sofa and your bed are going to be the largest pieces of furniture you bring into your apartment, so it’s important you get creative with the placement of them as to not take away too much space from the rest of the area.{found on theeverygirl}.

6. Your Shelves as a Desk.

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Double your bedroom shelves as a desk area too. If you just have a laptop this is a super simple and space-saving way to get your work done and keep your things neat and tidy.

7. Hang Up Your Accessories.

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Apartments tend to have small closets so the more floor space you can spare, the better. Use hooks or extra hangers to hang up purses, shoes and other accessories instead of having them laying on the floor.

8. Raise the Bed.

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An easy way to add more storage space to the apartment is to add bed risers. You’ll get instant storage space underneath your bed for off-season clothes or media needs.

9. Wooden Couch Wraps.

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Nix the side tables and grab some of these wooden couch wraps. Your arm rests can double as chic tables when you need one around. This is a great alternative than cluttering a smaller apartment with furniture.Available for $205.

10. Foyer Bike Rack.

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Bikes can take up a lot of space, especially when you don’t have a garage to hide them in. A bike rack like this can get the piece up off the floor and jazz up the foyer!{found on missionbicycle}.