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30 Potential Storage Spaces You're Overlooking

By: Mina Hochberg

Finding storage in a small room is no easy feat, especially if you’re short on closets and cabinets. Try one of these ideas for squeezing extra storage out of overlooked spaces.

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Photo: Hammacher Schlemmer

Between Fridge and Cabinets

The Tight Space Kitchen Pantry from Hammacher Schlemmer is ideal for fitting a bit of extra storage in that dead space between a refrigerator and cabinets — or in any narrow slot around the kitchen. The portable pantry is 4 inches wide and can hold anything from spices to snacks.

$129.95 at hammacher schlemmer

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Photo: Rett Peek


Show off your kitchenware — and make it easily accessible — by displaying items on a backsplash. Interior designer Kathryn J. LeMaster mounted rods and caddies onto the tile backsplash of this Arkansas home to create beautiful and functional storage space for pots and utensils.

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Photo: Anita Diaz, Far Above Rubies

End of Kitchen Counter

You can never have enough storage space for pots and pans in the kitchen. Anita Diaz of Far Above Rubies squeezed more storage out of her farmhouse kitchen by adding hooks to the end of her kitchen island.

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Photo: Whitmor

Over the Sink

Eke out a little extra counter space with an over-the-sink shelving unit. The additional shelf offers a handy spot for soap and sponges, not to mention cups and plates for air drying.

$49.99 at amazon

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