Dwelling on the small side?
If you live in a small apartment or tiny house, you know that small-space living comes with its own set of challenges. To make life easier, we’ve put together this list of 10 space-saving products that you’ll never know how you lived without!
Let’s start with space-saving products for your living room:
1. Make your own entertainment center with these wall shelves.
- Buy at IKEA | $19.99+
If you’re looking to display books, movies, picture frames, or other home décor in the living room, but don’t have room for a full-size bookshelf or entertainment center, these Bergshult wall shelves are a perfect solution. You can even hang these shelves above the TV like Collin did.
2. Hold things (and people!) with this versatile stool.
- Buy at IKEA | $5.99
If you’re looking for a versatile yet affordable side table, plant holder, or seating option for when guests come over, this IKEA Marius stool is just $5.99 and a total space-saving solution – Collin even shared all the reasons why she loves them in her home. Plus, they can be easily stacked so you can keep several on hand and storage is easy breezy!
3. Turn your couch arm into an instant coffee table.
- Buy on Amazon | $27.99
If you’re short on space and don’t have room for a side table or coffee table, here’s another great option! This K&H Design wooden couch arm tray fits over the arm of your sofa or chair, making an instant coaster or tray to place your coffee, drinks, and snacks without worrying about them spilling.
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Here are some space-saving products for your kitchen:
4. Hang mugs and more with this metal rack.
- Buy on Amazon | $89.95
If you’re a coffee or tea drinker, but don’t have a lot of cabinet space in the kitchen to store your mugs, this metal coffee mug rack on Amazon provides plenty of storage! Don’t use mugs? You can also hang this rack in the bathroom or closet to organize jewelry, scarves, belts, or other accessories.
5. Keep your spices nearby with this magnetic spice rack.
- Buy on Amazon | $14.99
If you like to cook but have a small kitchen without a lot of pantry or cabinet space, this spice rack magnetic organizer is another gadget we love! It sticks right on your fridge and keeps all the everyday cooking spices within reach. Plus, it has a strong magnet on the back that can hold up to five pounds!
6. Save counter space with this roll-up dish drying rack.
- Buy on Amazon | $21.79
If you don’t have a dishwasher or need a drying rack that won’t take up a lot of counter space, this roll-up dish drying rack is a must-have kitchen tool and team fave! It fits nicely over the sink and then rolls right up when you’re finished! You can even use it to wash fresh produce and prep food.
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Space-saving products for your bathroom:
7. Store bathroom toiletries & essentials on these wall shelves.
- Buy at IKEA | $79
Don’t have any bathroom cabinets or need more space to store all your favorite essentials? Collin loves this Hemnes wall shelf from IKEA – it’s great for storing lots of items and even has a built-in towel rack! Plus, it’s pretty narrow compared to your typical set of shelves so it should be able to fit just about anywhere – including right by the doorway!
8. Transform your wall outlet into a handy ledge.
- Buy on Amazon | $14.99
From easily storing your Amazon Alexa to electric toothbrushes – and even small oil diffusers – the Echogear outlet wall shelf is a space maker! It transforms your wall outlets into a convenient ledge, freeing up that valuable counter space and making your bathroom look much more organized!
Space-saving products for the bedroom:
9. Hide items under your bed with these storage containers.
- Buy at IKEA | $12.99
If you have a lot of clothing but not a lot of space for a dresser OR just need somewhere to store extra items, consider grabbing some of these STOCKERBIT storage boxes! These bins tuck nicely under your bed and even have a lid that folds in the middle so you only need to pull out half the box to reach your things.
10. Keep floor space clean with this over-the-door laundry hamper.
- Buy on Amazon | $15.95
Instead of keeping a bulky laundry hamper in your bedroom or bathroom, consider using this highly rated over-the-door hanging laundry hamper! It easily hangs behind the door and even has a zipper in the back so you can easily unzip and drop the clothing into the washing machine when needed. Hang one in every bedroom (5 colors available!) to keep everyone’s laundry organized.