These Etsy Finds are a Small Space Owner’s Best Friend
Proving once and for all that you don’t need to sacrifice style for space.
Published Jul 29, 2017 7:00 AM
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We all know Etsy is the premier destination for DIY aficionados, but it also has some pretty great pre-made pieces created by artisans and craftspeople around the world that are perfect for those who want a more unique feel to their home decor. Among those pre-made pieces are a host of furniture and storage solutions made for small spaces. Here, some of our favorite items from the online marketplace ideal for tiny homes.
Expertly handmade from oak or iroko wood by skilled craftspeople in Italy, these suspended consoles can be used as side tables or even floating shelves. They’re a great way to free up floor space and still have a place to store all your smaller items.
Suspended Bedside Table, $357.32
No closet? No problem: Hang your bulkier pieces or items you don’t want creased without taking up a ton of space. Choose from a variety of leather straps and hang this modern, Scandinavian-inspired clothes rail up in an unused corner.
Minimalist Clothing Rack, $31.13+
If you have space for a towel rack, you have space for this rustic wooden shelving unit. For those of us without a medicine cabinet or other storage units, a compact hanging shelf is the perfect way to efficiently store bathroom essentials.
Whether you work from home or just want a home office, a wall-mounted desk is a great solution to limited square footage. This one, made from salvaged lumber, is both eco-friendly and space-friendly thanks to its foldable design.
A bench that doubles as a shoe rack? Definitely necessary for tiny entryways. This handmade bench is sturdy and comes in a plethora of colors and finishes so you can customize it to fit your decor.
Wooden Bench, $110
If you’re short on outdoor space, try a hanging table instead of a bulkier regular one. This rustic-looking one is actually sturdy (despite appearances, the rope is pretty strong and the table can hold a lot) and can be hung from a tree branch or a hook on your balcony.
Hammock Table, $89
The ultimate space-saver for a tiny kitchen or bathroom, this sleek and slim shelf will fit anywhere and make a great home for everything from product bottles to condiments.
Slim Shelf, $47.24
Just because you live in a small space doesn’t mean you have limit your houseplants to tiny desk succulents. Opt for a hanging planter like this one that comes with five terracotta pots to hold a variety of plants.
Not only is this bookcase a great storage solution—besides actual books, there’s enough space to organize lots of other household items you may have lying around—but it can also double as a room divider. Place it strategically to create the illusion of extra rooms in a smaller apartment.
Wooden Modern Bookcase, $179.95+
This useful storage unit has both shelves and hooks, making it an ideal catch-all for all your smaller items. Hang up towels in the bathroom, pots in the kitchen, or even clothes in your bedroom if you want to use this as a makeshift mini-wardrobe.