Glass shelves kitchen
Shelf Life Expansion "Because there is so much closed cabinetry, I thought it would be good to have open shelving to allow some display space," says Amie. While the shelves hang in front of the windows, they still let light pass through. Kids-Only Refrigerator A mini-fridge beneath the open shelving keeps hungry children out of the cooking and prep space.
Being space-savvy in small apartments and homes means working in as much storage as possible. The trick is to fill all awkward and/or available spaces with as many low-profile shelves, hanging baskets, and secret compartments as you can muster. Here are 10 DIY projects that keep square footage in mind, but don’t sacrifice design.