This white-walled girl's room is loaded with architectural interest. A sunny niche creates a cozy spot for the bed, which is dressed in crisp, clean bedding punched up by bright pink accents. The room, which belongs to Cooking Channel star Tiffani Thiessen's young daughter, is filled with clever storage ideas and fun, kid-friendly spaces.
This beautiful girl's bedroom is carved into the eaves of Cooking Channel star Tiffani Thiessen's home. Clever storage ideas make maximum use of the room's many angles. An all-white color palette gets punch from swaths of pink, including bold pink doors. Large windows and a pair of window seats bring in loads of natural light.
HGTV Design Star contestant Mark Diaz designed and built custom headboards despite warnings from his mentor David Bromstad about the time limit. The judges love the idea of the built-ins because they add division and privacy to the powder blue space, but they immediately notice that Diaz ran out of time and the headboards are unfinished.
Look for unused or unnoticed spaces to create storage for a kitchen design that combines style with function. Designer Diane Foreman, of Neil Kelly Company used a pullout spice rack to optimize space in this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competiton winning kitchen. The pull-out rack is not only conveniently placed next to the cooktop, but the narrow cabinet and hardware provide a touch of modern color and flair. For more inspiration, look at HGTV’s 20 Smart Kitchen Storage Ideas.
Enhance your loft - If you’re converting a loft space and had written off the idea of making good use of sloping eaves for anything other than, potentially, storage, perhaps this idea will spark your imagination.
Grab a see-through garment bag for this clever storage solution that keeps wrapping paper dust-free and easily accessible. This idea makes you wonder, "Why didn't I think of that?" Good thing The Chic Site with Rachel Hollis did!
To save room in this multi-functional nursery space, designers removed the door from the closet in the room and installed a changing table equipped with all the essentials. This clever idea keeps clothes, diapers and blankets close at hand. As the baby grows and the changing table is no longer needed, it can be removed from the space and it can function as a big kid's closet.
Prefer to keep spices hidden? Take advantage of wall storage opportunities in your pantry with simple wire baskets that transform into mounted spice racks. Blogger Ashley of Domestic Imperfection came up with this clever idea so she could declutter spice storage from the back of her pantry door.
Waiting for the big idea to strike? There's plenty to inspire in this airy, bright workspace. Everything you need is here: comfortable seating, generous (yet subtle) storage ... and you can't beat the view from that office window.
A custom-built window seat provides extra storage and style in the kid's bedroom in the HGTV Smart Home 2014. "The idea behind the daybed was to have more space for friends to hangout," says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
Symmetry and storage were important ideas for this kitchen. The client wanted to have both her grandkids in the kitchen or serve appetizers to adult guests while she was preparing foods. A peninsula was added to provide seating and to make for a functional cooking area.
The bright white living space in this interior design office is punctuated by bold colors and black-and-white accents. Open shelving with bins is perfect for easy-to-access storage, and the grouping of contemporary furniture is a great spot to gather and discuss ideas.
Symmetry and storage were important ideas for this kitchen. The client wanted to have both her grandkids in the kitchen or serve appetizers to adult guests while she was preparing foods. A peninsula was added to provide seating and to allow for a functional cooking area.
This spacious, transitional laundry room offers plenty of room for functional and stylish design ideas to form. Designer Traci Zeller adds drama to the room through a black-and-white color scheme and checkerboard tiled flooring. Glass decanters serve as attractive storage containers for detergent, clothespins and other laundry essentials.
Next time you feel like a hoarder, look more closely at your home spaces. There are so many ideas you can employ to create storage. This mudroom is perfect for a growing family. It features a window for natural light as well as several floor to ceiling cabinets for coats and a cute bench.
Working with a tight space, designer Kristina Crestin made the bedrooms as functional as possible, with built-in nightstands for storage, floating shelves above and sconces to keep surface space open. To bring in a little unexpected, an old front door was repurposed into a barn door.
The barn door was a clever idea to open up the space, getting rid of a swinging door. Storage and space was the biggest challenge in this room because of the small footprint.
“Our client had the fantastic idea to use rolling tool cabinets in her kitchen,” says architect Nick Pancheau. “We designed a simple kitchen island combining seating and storage in a single movable piece. We selected a lime-green finish to match the fritted glass lamp shades made by the client; a subtle dark-green soapstone countertop rests atop the cabinets.”