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Standout, Space-Saving Storage Ideas From Readers

TOH readers found creative ways to make the best of every corner

Feats of Creative Storage

Whether reimagining awkward nooks or bringing much-needed order to cluttered spaces, TOH readers are home-organization heroes. Check out your clever handiwork here.

Not a Single Inch Wasted

"After designing a custom double vanity for our master bath, we were left with almost 6 inches of space on each side. My wife had the idea for spice-rack-style storage, so I built these pullouts."

Thom Fiore

Oradell, New Jersey

Decorative and Handy, Too!

"Using corbels and beadboard from the lumberyard and shelves from another project, I created open shelving in my kitchen. I love seeing my favorite dishes in their own special places. Even the coffee cups hang from hooks, so they're easy to grab."

Jeanne King

Cazenovia, New York

New Idea in Window Dressing

"When we lost a bedroom window to our master suite addition, we decided to turn it into a focal point. My father-in-law constructed the shelves, and we added trim and corner pieces, which we picked up for less than $25."

Jill Blackmon

Boaz, Alabama

Best. Gift. Ever.

"For my fortieth birthday, I asked for better organization. Fortunately, my husband's a weekend carpenter, so he designed and built these lockers in our mudroom using plywood and poplar. They corral the kids' backpacks and hide their shoes. They even give me back a bit of my sanity."

Heather Whalen

Worthington, Ohio