No matter if you have a sprawling Colonial or a 600-square-foot studio apartment, everyone can use a little more storage space. But other than the closets your floor plans has gifted you, it can get a little tricky to find the room to store all of your clutter. That’s when you have to get a little creative with the furniture you buy, and see if you can make one piece do two jobs for you.
While it’s common to have beds with roll-out drawers or dining room sideboards that double as cabinets, there are some more innovative furniture solutions you might not have thought of. One such option is to get mirrors that work double time for you with storage, like floor length mirrors that turn into mini clothing racks, and decorative bedroom mirrors that become secret jewelry armoires. Check out some selections below, and hack your organizing plan!
This stylish, minimalist mirror leans against the wall and has additional poles on the side where you can hang everything from bags, to scarves, to accessories, allowing you to free up more space in your closet.
This setup may not be functional for a spot like the bathroom, where you need to get to your toothbrush and shaving cream in a pinch. But it’s a great option for storing things like perfume and luxury creams in your bedroom, or an assortment of knickknacks you don’t always want front and center.
For bathrooms that have limited storage space, this high cabinet with a mirror for a door is a two-in-one functional piece that makes the most of a tiny place. You can store anything from bathroom towels to skincare in the shallow cabinet, and it even comes with two hooks on the side so you can hang your towels or robes. This could also be a great addition for a bedroom, where you can squirrel away a shoe collection or random odds and ends behind a door.
If you don’t have a lot of closet space in your bedroom, make your mirror work double time for you. This standing full-length mirror has a hidden coat rack and shoe stand tucked away in the back, giving you the chance to either store your bulkier jackets on the rod, or use it as a way to capture the spillover that doesn’t quite fit into your closet.
The scoop shelf on the bottom of this gold finish mirror can capture your keys and wallet in the entryway, or can capture small ticket items in your bedroom like jewelry or perfume bottles.
If you have a vast jewelry collection and not enough drawer space to store it, consider getting one of these nifty jewelry cabinet armoires. You can hang it on the wall or on the back of a door like a mirror, but then it opens up to reveal a spacious jewelry box that can store everything from hoops, to statement necklaces, to hand creams.
Raise your hand if you’re the type of person that leaves their clothes on the floor and waits until Sunday to shovel through it all. To help curb that habit, you can throw your mess behind this mirror, where you can toss your jumble of shoes on the bottom shelf and rogue bags on the top shelf.
Not only can you store items behind the mirror, but this minimalist and sleek cabinet also has the added benefit of an open shelf right under it, offering up even more storage options.
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