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21 Genius Ways To Use The Dead Space Under Your Bed

Give the dust bunnies an eviction slip.

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1. These bed risers will boost your vertical storage space by 7 inches and give you an extra outlet to charge.

Bump up the subterranean possibilities with these dorm-room go-tos you forgot about.

Get the four-pack from Amazon for $39.47.

2. This pretty, metallic basket can hold everyday stuff for reaching peak relaxation like lounging slippers and a blanket.

This one's A-OK to keep within eyesight.

Get it from West Elm for $34.

3. This plastic serving tray will corral piles of cords when you're not using them.

Slide it out and eye the cord you need against the rainbow print.

Get it from Target for $12.99.

4. This vintage-style first-aid kit will make it easy to track down supplies after you stub your toe.

Bandages and ointment not included.

Get it from Amazon for $24.

5. This bedside storage caddy can take on the weight of your lengthy reading list.

It also has a pocket for tissues just in case that novel's a total sobfest.

Get it from Organize It for $6.99.

6. This design-nerd-pleasing colorful metal box will be a happy place to wrangle all your craft supplies.

Collect the other 14 colors to widen your rainbow storage options.

Get it from 2Modern for $20.

7. This little monster bin will guard important stuff you have squirreled away beneath your bed.

It hides stuff behind its terrifying visage, too.

Get it from Amazon for $30.30.

8. This see-through zipper storage bin will keep off-season clothes in tip-top shape.

It's like a second closet for the stuff that would otherwise collect dust.

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

9. This photo storage carrier will protect your print-worthy snaps from damaging dust and moisture.

Mini compartments can house different photo collections for easier sorting.

Get it from The Container Store for $24.99.

10. This sleek charging station will provide a place to soup up tech batteries while you recharge.

If you use it during the day, it'll work just fine on a dresser top, as well.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $54.

11. This neon X-ray storage box takes the second-guessing out of digging around for a belt to wear with your ensemble.

Other accessories like headbands, gloves, and leg warmers can peacefully cohabitate within.

Get it at Spring for $8.97.

12. This versatile storage caddy is the perfect spot for the stuff in your junk drawer that doesn't actually belong in the junk drawer.

Make it easier to track down a pen or your neighbor's spare key by sliding in this handy contraption.

Get it from Dwell for $63.99.

13. This shoe box will keep special-occasion shoes pristine.

So you can be the little old lady who slept over her shoes.

Get it from Wayfair for $14.58.

14. This pretty eucalyptus box will let your extra towels breathe before you're ready to use them.

Get one from CB2 for $24.95 each.

15. This set of vacuum-pack storage bags will shrink guest linens for easier stashing inside suitcases.

Fill up the suitcase, zip it up, and slide it under the bed 'til you need the luggage or the linens.

Get the 5-pack from Target for $13.99.

16. This rolling basket can contain your bed's accent pillows while you're counting sheep.

Easy access for remaking your bed in the a.m.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

17. This lockable laptop case will keep your pricey electronics safe, sound, and stowed away.

Your bed is your home office.

Get it from Wayfair for $99.99.

18. This watch case will give your timepieces a place to park.

It will hold a dozen, in case you're fancy like that.

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

19. This fire and water protector chest can house all your important documents, your passport, and other stuff your life kinda depends upon.

Owning one is the adult thing to do.

Get it from Hayneedle for $35.96.

20. This shopper bag will hold all the odds and ends that won't fit elsewhere.

It's already appropriately labeled. Just fill 'er up, zip the top, and cram under the bed.

Get it from ModCloth for $11.99.

21. Or just take the lazy route and invest in this storage bed that's already equipped to handle all the filth you want to hide.

It's like a Murphy bed, but not.

Get it from Ikea for $499.

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