Simple Storage Ideas – Tips, Tricks, and Hacks to Declutter at Home

If your life’s in a mess and you’re drowning in a sea of stress, stop what you’re doing and check out our slick storage ideas! Sprung from the creative minds of the Hometalk community, these tips will declutter your world and restore a natural sense of calm. Regardless of whether you need kitchen storage ideas or a way to create space when there isn’t any, we’ve got you covered with these top storage hacks.

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1. Perfect Pallet Garage Storage Ideas

Take one suitably sized pallet (this one is 6ft wide) and remove the top crossbeam from one side. Find a spot on a wall in your garage and stand the pallet on the longest

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2. Simple Shoe Storage Ideas

With this ingenious storage trick, you can quickly turn a cluttered cupboard into a neat shoe rack. Firstly, clear the cupboard and measure it. Secondly, set a tension

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3. Seated Toy Storage Ideas

Take a milk crate, spray it in a quirky color, and you can replicate this toy storage idea from Melissa. As the paint is drying, place a ¾ plywood board on top of foam

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4. Tabletop Toy Storage Ideas

The best storage ideas maximize space, and this idea from Lindsey does exactly that. Start with three storage cabinets and place a 1/2" thick plywood board across the

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5. Brilliant Bedside Storage Ideas

Over-the-door organizers don’t always have to go over your door. For this DIY storage trick, cut an over-the-door organizer in half. Once you’ve done that, cut two

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6. Spicy Kitchen Storage Ideas

For spicy kitchen storage ideas, IKEA is a treasure trove of inspiration. Hometalker The 2 Seasons knows this, and that’s how they came up with this neat trick. To

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7. Bathroom Storage Ideas – Tension Rod Trick

How can you clean yourself when the shower is a mess? Keeping bottles and sponges out of the way isn’t easy in a confined space, unless you try this bathroom storage

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8. Secret Storage Ideas

Got gaps in your kitchen? If so, try this secret storage idea from Classy Clutter. To start, find a gap between two appliances/walls. Build a frame to fit using

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9. Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

Short on space but overloaded with clutter? Never fear. As you can see from this simple storage idea, all you need is a file organizer. To replicate this and store items

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10. Built-In Shoe Storage Ideas

To store your shoes, try this idea. Start with three 1x6 boards and two 1x2 boards. Cut the former into ten 6" lengths and five 16" lengths, then cut the latter into two

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11. Tidy Tupperware – More Kitchen Storage Ideas

When they’re not filled with food, Tupperware pots often get stacked precariously in a drawer or cupboard. Well, if you copy Amanda, that doesn’t have to be the case.

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12. Ladder Up Your Storage Ideas

Take an old wooden ladder, some tin buckets, and a length of ribbon and you’ve got a retro storage solution. To recreate this, drill holes through the top of tin buckets.

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13. Spinning Storage Solutions

Too much mess can leave you in a spin, but it doesn’t have to. To organize your kitchen utensils like Wanda, dismantle a lazy Susan turntable. Onto the rotating base,

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