You might think in your small home there isn’t another space you can squeeze storage in… But if you have stairs in your home, there is probably wasted space as well that could be used to create a place to store and organize. Don’t believe its possible? We have a couple of DIY under-stair ideas and tutorials to prove you wrong, and even more inspirational photos. If you are planning a remodel in the future, this might be a great project to squeeze into the budget as well. So let us open your mind to the (storage) possibilities!
Love the idea of these drawer style under-stair storage cabinets? The Workbench has a pdf download of the plans, for free!
Another step by step tutorial for creating hidden space under stairs from Instructables. This could be used for both storage and/or design accents!
This next project is best used for hidden storage space under the stairs, but this stair shoe rack project is a great idea! Step by step tutorial for this one as well.
Here is inspiration if ever I saw it, and a brilliantly clever idea… drawers in stair risers! Photo by Vogue Australia, stair storage by Unicraft.
Took me a minute to catch on to this photo… These are stair risers filled with books! Yes, they are steps!
I know in Europe they have more difficulty with small spaces, but they also seem to be filled with great ideas and products on how to solve the problem! These under stair storage units are perfect for my wish list!
Open stairs just call out for a shelving system like this one, especially in utility areas like a basement or laundry area.
Finally, the ultimate in under-stair stooge solution ideas!Image Credits: Joat London, Workbench, Instructables, Instructables, Vogue Au, Apartment Therapy, EcoSalon