Bright Idea: Repurposed Storage

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Show me a women that has ample space for shoes and I’ll show you the Loch Ness Monster. Still, it’s every gal’s dream to have a perfectly organized closet with plenty of room for new additions – color-coordinated and labeled would be nice, too, yes?

Alas, we live in the reality of cramped storage spaces and tiny dwelling dimensions – and too much stuff to stash. Yet by re-purposing a few smart solutions, our reality might be a touch more inspired, yes? Here’s a trick:


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Two Smart (Unexpected!) Storage Tricks

Storage seems to be top of mind lately, with spring well on its way (here's hoping!) and de-cluttering days ahead of us. Naturally, you can imagine my excitement when I stumbled on two adorable and surprising storage solutions this week — want a peek?:

[Image: Say Yes to Hoboken]

Have some spare crown molding, or itching for a trip to the hardware store? This super affordable trim doubles as stylish shoe storage when painted a bright, vibrant color. Or, if you're the traditional type, let the molding shine in its original state of white. However you slice it, this trick works wonders in small spaces where floor space is limited. Brilliant!

[Image: Little Inspirations]

It's no secret; the entryway is one of the more important areas of your home. Sneak in a decorative element (I love this oar!) that doubles as a clothing rack for a smart solution that's as pretty as it is functional!

What did we miss? What are your favorite surprise storage tricks? Come on; don't leave us hanging (ha! pun!)!

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