Make Your Doors Do More With These Storage Ideas

February 24, 2015
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I’m working with a client currently to revamp her home’s main storage closet. We’re ripping all existing elements out and starting from scratch; it’s a wildly enjoyable old time.

Since space is at a premium, I’ve mandated that the closet door–previously doing nothing other than hanging there– be put to its full use, and I’m feeling pretty confident that’s going to make the difference. And if it doesn’t I guess I’ll look like a big dummy and that will be fun in its own right.

If you’re hard pressed for storage space, utilizing your doors is practically obligatory. Bi-folds are duds in this department (apologies if you are the possessor of them), but any other standard door–be it room or cupboard closure–can easily and affordably be put to practical use.

Like so:

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

 

Inspired? Want to deck out your own door? I suspected as much. Suggestions, just for you:

great ideas on how to make your doors into usable storage space!

1. Elfa Gift Wrap Door Rack

2. Evriholder The Original Magic Holder 5-Position Wall Organizer

3. Elfa Pantry Door and Wall Rack

4. simplehuman In-Cabinet Trash Can

5. DecoBros Wall Door Mounted Pot Lid Rack

6. InterDesign Axis Over the Cabinet, X3 Basket

Image credits: BHG, BHGHGTV, Play Chic Interiors, BHG, BHG

 

 

5 Comments

  1. Marty@A Stroll Thru Life on February 24, 2015 at 10:16 am

    Oh my word, these are all genius. I love them. I would love for you to link up to my Inspire Me Party that is live now. http://www.astrollthrulife.net

  2. Sommer on February 25, 2015 at 11:33 am

    So here’s the question. How does one attach these ingenious contraptions to cabinet doors without drilling right through the doors? Because I need these things to happen in my life.

  3. […] said space exists, merely that it does. A wall is no less an opportunity for storage than is, say, a door, or a toilet tank. Following in line with the aforeblogged examples is the oft-overlooked but no […]

  4. […] skirted all around today’s post topic–there was the post about door racks, the one about small space friendly bookshelves, but today, finally, we come to Exhibit C: the […]

  5. […] Don’t forget the door! You can install hooks from which small humans can hang their coats, or use some variation of door […]

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5 Comments

  1. Marty@A Stroll Thru Life on February 24, 2015 at 10:16 am

    Oh my word, these are all genius. I love them. I would love for you to link up to my Inspire Me Party that is live now. http://www.astrollthrulife.net

  2. Sommer on February 25, 2015 at 11:33 am

    So here’s the question. How does one attach these ingenious contraptions to cabinet doors without drilling right through the doors? Because I need these things to happen in my life.

  3. […] said space exists, merely that it does. A wall is no less an opportunity for storage than is, say, a door, or a toilet tank. Following in line with the aforeblogged examples is the oft-overlooked but no […]

  4. […] skirted all around today’s post topic–there was the post about door racks, the one about small space friendly bookshelves, but today, finally, we come to Exhibit C: the […]

  5. […] Don’t forget the door! You can install hooks from which small humans can hang their coats, or use some variation of door […]

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