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21 Insanely Clever Ways To Create Space For Your Room

Haul your shit to the walls, y'all.

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1. Assemble these rolling storage bins that you can easily access from under the bed.

Instructions here. You can also buy one here.
Pins and Procrastination / Via pinsandprocrastination.com

Instructions here. You can also buy one here.

2. Sew your own mounted laundry hamper.

http://makingniceinthemidwest.com/2012/09/20/diy-make-your-own-hanging-laundry-hamper/
http://makingniceinthemidwest.com/2012/09/20/diy-make-your-own-hanging-laundry-hamper/

See how to do this here.

3. Build some floating bookshelves to best utilize narrow spaces.

This is especially convenient for not having enough space for a regular-size bookshelf. Instructions here.

4. Build your own foldaway desk that'll create more space when not in use.

Plus, the folded up side also has a chalkboard. See how to make this here. If you'd like to buy one, you can find one here.

5. Make an industrial pipe storage system for a more modern look.

Great for hanging bulletin boards, containers, scissors, and anything else you can think of. See how to do this here.
Katie Nathey / Via upcycledtreasures.com

Great for hanging bulletin boards, containers, scissors, and anything else you can think of. See how to do this here.

6. Organize your jewelry on your own painted canvas.

Decorating the canvas can be as simple as using a gold sharpie. Instructions here.
Melissa Creates / Via melissacreates.com

Decorating the canvas can be as simple as using a gold sharpie. Instructions here.

7. Add a shelf over your door to store your towels.

http://the2seasons.com/2012/11/12/bathroom-storage-just-like-marthas/
http://the2seasons.com/2012/11/12/bathroom-storage-just-like-marthas/

And leave the door rack for hanging coats! See how to here.

8. Hang some wire baskets on your closet door to store accessories.

These are also great to hang anywhere on the walls of your room. See how to hang them here and you can find some wire baskets here.
Designer Heather Freeman of The Decor Fix / Via thedecorfix.com

These are also great to hang anywhere on the walls of your room. See how to hang them here and you can find some wire baskets here.

9. Use soda can tabs to double the number of hangers.

Cheap and easy. Learn how to here.

10. Revolutionize your dresser organization and FILE your clothes.

http://www.alittlebiteofeverything.com/2011/10/t-shirt-filing-system/
http://www.alittlebiteofeverything.com/2011/10/t-shirt-filing-system/

More closet space and fewer dressers. Yes, this method is even better than rolling your clothes. Instructions here.

11. Construct a mounted shoe rack that's perfect for organizing heels.

http://diyshowoff.com/2012/01/31/dressing-room-reveal-a-50-amex-gift-card-giveaway/#more-1678
http://diyshowoff.com/2012/01/31/dressing-room-reveal-a-50-amex-gift-card-giveaway/#more-1678

Instructions here.

12. Here's another clever way to hang your shoes on a wall:

Simple and brilliant. Learn how to here.
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Simple and brilliant. Learn how to here.

13. Build a hidden drying rack.

http://inspirationformoms.com/2012/05/i-finished-it-friday-ballard-designs-inspired-beadboard-drying-rack-tutorial.html
http://inspirationformoms.com/2012/05/i-finished-it-friday-ballard-designs-inspired-beadboard-drying-rack-tutorial.html

This is great for hanging your workout clothes too, especially if you tend to wear them a few times before throwing them in the wash. Instructions here.

14. Create a hanging table, with possible tiers of hanging tables.

This is good for limited floor space. Learn how to make one here.
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This is good for limited floor space. Learn how to make one here.

15. Hang your suitcases over the door if you have a small closet.

16. Invest in a duffle bag that turns into a portable closet.

Get it here.

17. Mount a power strip container underneath your desk to eliminate floor clutter.

Instructions here.
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Instructions here.

18. Construct a floating night stand for an elegant, space-saving look.

Instructions here.
MyLove2Create / Via mylove2create.com

Instructions here.

19. Make a mirror that can also hold keys or accessories.

See how to do this here.
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See how to do this here.

20. If you have instruments like guitars, here's a cheap and easy way to mount them yourself:

http://www.myhousemycanvas.com/2012/09/diy-wall-mount-guitar-holder.html
http://www.myhousemycanvas.com/2012/09/diy-wall-mount-guitar-holder.html
http://www.myhousemycanvas.com/2012/09/diy-wall-mount-guitar-holder.html

Instructions here.

21. Pin accessories and notes to the wall with spray-painted binder clips.

http://www.designsponge.com/2013/10/diy-gold-acrylic-clipboards.html
http://www.designsponge.com/2013/10/diy-gold-acrylic-clipboards.html

Learn how to here.