Short on space? Furniture that looks good and provides storage may be just what you need to make your home attractive and keep clutter at bay.
Learn how to construct a three-sided cube that can serve as an end table and a pet bed.
Add Style to the Mudroom
Gladiator’s Garage Works’ Storage Bench is built with a sturdy bamboo top and heavy-duty steel frame. It’s perfect for the garage, mudroom or laundry room.
Two-Room Kitty Box
Cats make great companions, but the odor and mess of their litter box isn’t always ideal. Turn a standard laminate cabinet into a kitty station complete with litter box containment, storage and an all-important nap spot.
Designer Melody Rubin from House of Ruby Interior Design transformed an old chest into a comfortable seating area. The chest is covered with a cushion and pillows.
Look Under the Mattress
When closed, the drawers on this queen- and king-sized bed from Seahawk Designs Inc. are hidden. Open them to reveal extra storage space.
The sofa bed from Rowe Furniture is not the only dual-functioning piece in this multipurpose guest room/office. The decorative wrought-iron gate, once used on a fire escape, can now hold belts and scarfs. The file drawers on this makeshift desk offer guests a place to store their clothing. The basket alongside the chair stores extra blankets and doubles as a side table.