Keeping your possessions contained and orderly does not need to be a huge challenge, nor does it need to cost thousands of dollars. Here is a checklist of ideas that are sure to provide needed relief.
- Multi purpose furniture like bedside tables with drawers, benches with under seat storage options, coffee tables or end tables that also have a drawer or two, armoires and even ottomans with space inside can all contain items you want handy, yet out of sight.
- Baskets are a stylish way to contain magazines, incoming mail, toys, even extra towels or toilet paper in bathrooms. Another consideration would be using a decorative and unique vintage steamer trunk.
- Drawers from an old dresser or wooden fruit and vegetable crates can be fitted with casters or wheels and used as slide under the bed storage units. You can find casters and wheels at hardware stores, and are easily mounted on the drawers and crates. Be sure to measure beforehand to determine if the drawers will fit under the bed easily.
- Hooks can be decorative and so useful in providing space for hats and jackets, belts, jewelry and even towels in the bathroom.
You can find hooks at hardware stores and on line, and a great place to find baskets and old crates are at area thrift shops. To locate a thrift shop near you, please see the national thrift shop locator at http://www.thethriftshopper.com/.