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Living in a small space? Maximize every corner with these storage ideas from IKEA Philippines

By Brooke Villanueva Published Oct 21, 2021 6:28 pm

While a tiny home comes with many advantages like low energy use and easy maintenance, storing things in the right places can be quite a challenge. Sometimes, your stuff can make you feel like you can never have enough space. 

A possible solution? Storage items. From baskets and boxes to shelves and organizers, such can help you make the most of every corner of your place without compromising design. If you need some ideas, you might want to consider these tips and tricks from IKEA Philippines’ Pinterest page, which can help you maximize your storage room and even put up more. 

Wire baskets can add more storage to your bedroom or home office, but they’re also perfect for fruits and vegetables “that are happier outside the refrigerator.” The steel mesh provides more ventilation to the food, keeping it fresh for longer periods. 

Wire baskets

You can also make use of storage-and-display combinations. “Things that tend to get cluttered can be placed out of sight while your favorite objects can be showcased behind glass doors,” as per the Swedish home furnishing brand, adding that aside from practicality, it also “tells a story about yourself.” 

Storage-and-display combination

Say goodbye to messy drawers with mini organizers. You can get them in different sizes to make the best of every inch.

Mini organizers

Want to perk your walls up? Aside from the usual storage space, wall shelves like these can add a fun personal touch to your room. Decorate and put them side by side according to your liking!

Wall shelves

How sleek is this storage cabinet? Instead of bedside tables, go for one (or more) near your bed for your everyday essentials like cell phone, wallet, and keys.

Storage cabinet

If you need some storage space for the little ones at home, you may opt for a table that comes with lightweight plastic boxes that they can take out, carry, and return easily. This could teach them how to clean up their toys properly when the fun is over.

Storage combination with boxes

If you want to give your entire home a makeover, here's a quick guide from IKEA PH's interior designers: