Small Space But LOTS of Stuff – How To Organize Your Small House That Has NO Storage – Even If You’re on a Budget
Unique storage ideas for small spaces in a small house with NO storage in the house.
I just LOVE creative home organization hacks for small spaces and when your house has NO storage, you HAVE to get creative, right?
I walk around my home thinking “My house has NO STORAGE SPACE!” and feel as if my house is ALWAYS a cluttered mess because I don’t have storage areas to PUT things.
Is your house the same way?
Good news! There are some great ideas for organizing a small house on a budget down below!
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If you are organizing a house with NO storage space, you’re really going to appreciate these simply brilliant storage hacks and storage solutions for small houses below (even if you’re on a budget).
In my small house, I figured out a clever pantry alternative since my house did not HAVE a pantry.
c’mon – what house does NOT have a pantry? uhhhh… MINE! but I figured it out!
Oh, and even “better” – no place to store linens and sheets either so, again, I had to come up with these clever NO linen closet solutions, too!
As you can see, I’ve had to get VERY creative with figuring out HOW to organize a small house with NO storage!
Trying to organize a small room with no space to PUT stuff is definitely a challenge!
Thank goodness for these brilliant Dollar Tree organization hacks… they saved me a ton of money as I navigated this NO storage space situation!
Like this awesome-sauce Dollar Tree find… only $6… SIX DOLLARS!
I found a lot more clever ideas for small rentals here (the 3-tier cart is simply BRILLIANT!)
Small House Storage Ideas
Here are some more ways to organize a small house with NO storage:
- Downsize your stuff
- Try the storage ideas in the pictures below
- Use these budget-friendly Dollar Tree hacks
- Use every inch available to you
- Remember: Box in / Box OUT
Based on that, you might be wondering how to create storage space in a small house while still keeping everything that you want readily available.
Yep, it can be a challenge, but below are some DIY ideas you’ll love!
Let’s look at pictures of ways to organize YOUR small house that has ZERO storage space…
Below are 60+ pictures of the most brilliant and creative DIY storage hacks for tiny houses and small homes that have NO storage.
Organization Ideas for Small Homes
When you live in a small house, or small apartment, you have to get creative to CREATE storage space when you have none. Here are some great ideas.
After you declutter everything, it’s time to get to work creating storage space – and maximizing the space you DO have.
First, be sure to maximize space in your small home by neatly utilizing any and all available wall space.
This picture below is one of my favorite ideas for wall organization in a small home with no storage space.
Below are the links to find the organization products in the picture.
This quick video below has many more creative ideas:
Budget-Friendly Organizing Ideas
Organizing a small house on a budget can be done with the creative DIY ideas on this page.
Just keep in mind that it might take a bit longer to complete everything if you’re trying to do everything on a limited budget (or for FREE).
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Maximizing Space Ideas
If you own the house it will open up more avenues than if you are renting your home. Maximizing space in a small house can include design changes to the building itself that will create additional space without adding any square footage. Many types of folding and spinning shelves fall within this category.
However, even if you rent, you might be able to convince your landlord to let you add them. Only do this if you have a good rapport. Even then, the owner can say no for other, unrelated reasons.
Small House / Big Family Ideas
For those organizing a small house for a large family, it is important to provide everyone with some space of their own.
Small houses have SMALL bedrooms – to create more storage space, try the ideas in the pictures. For example, you can put some tall cube-shaped shelving or cases in or near the entryway. Everyone can pick a cubbyhole near their eye level and use it for dropping things off when walking through the door and for things they intend to take back out. Not only can this help with morale, it keeps stuff off of the floors, chairs, tables and other flat surfaces of the home.
Designate specific uses for the extra cubbyholes. For example, you might use one to store anything related to a community service position and another for library returns.
Storage Hacks for Small Homes
One of the most affordable and useful small house storage hacks in the pictures above is to take advantage of hidden spaces. As you see, there are many of the unusual storage opportunities no matter HOW small your home is. These are areas that aren’t the most obvious, but can totally help your storage situation.
For example, under your bed. There are many ways that this area can be used, including to store out-of-season items. For best results, use a vacuum suction device with those Vacuum storage bag thingys.
Making More Room Ideas
If you want to know how to make more room in a small house, these tips on this page are a good place to begin.
Here are MORE ideas for increasing your storage space in your small home:
– Linen storage ideas for small spaces
– Too much STUFF-not enough SPACE solutions
– Small bathroom storage ideas
– DIY storage ideas (great if you’re on a REALLY tight budget)
– How to arrange appliances in a TINY kitchen
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