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10 Cheap Storage Ideas for Thrifty Organizing

You are going to love these thrifty diy storage ideas for all over your home.

Updated December 07, 2018
Super Clever and Cheap Storage Ideas

No matter the size of your home, there is probably never enough room for storing all that you've acquired throughout the years. We can help! Find the most creative and thrifty storage ideas for small bathrooms, clothes and bedrooms, walls, kitchens, and even the cluttered laundry room.

With these cheap storage ideas, you can organize your home without spending a ton. We have searched to find some of the most unique and surprising ideas that will inspire you to get crafting today. It's a compact list, but there is at least one project for each main room of a house.

Find cute and cheap home storage for clothes and accessories in the bedroom, both adults and kids, the bathroom, kitchen, foyer, living room, office, and laundry room. Best of all, many of these DIY organization ideas can be moved to any room they are needed for. Every home and needs there differ, which is why these projects are great jumping off points for anyone to get sorted.

Don't get frustrated or feel the need to empty your bank account to get your abode in order. These thrifty storage ideas will help you clean up and add a decorative touch at the same time. Your house will certainly feel like a home soon.
 

1. Hidden DIY Under Bed Storage

This DIY Wood Pallet Under Bed Toy Storage by Our House Now a Home provides so much storage, especially in a small room or apartment. Using the otherwise wasted space under a bed is an ideal way to add storage that's both decorative and functional. Although this was done for a child's room, you can easily use the measurements of any size bed to make it work for the master bedroom, guest room, or for the kiddos.

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DIY Wood Pallet Under Bed Toy Storage

2. Customizable DIY Laundry Basket Holder

Fitting for a family, this Huge PVC Laundry Sorter by Simplifiedbuilding on Instructables is going to change your life. PVC pipe is so easy to work with and comes in lots of sizes, which means that you can adjust the size as needed for your laundry room or bedroom. And it allows you to sort clothing into different sections, making laundry day so much faster. Plus, you can use any fabric of your choice to dress up or down this DIY hamper. Genius!

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Huge PVC Laundry Sorter

3. Beautiful Mason Jar Organizer for the Bathroom (or Any Room)

Add a chic look to any room by learning How to Create a Mason Jar Organizer by The DIY Playbook. This an ideal addition to a bathroom to hold all the little essentials, such as cotton swabs or toothbrushes. You can make this for your vanity area to hold makeup supplies. It also works in a garage to hold screws, nails, and the like. Don't forget about that craft room! All your notions can be organized on this unconventional shelf.

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How to Create a Mason Jar Organizer

4. DIY Pegboard Organizer for the Kitchen

We all know how disorganized the cabinets of a kitchen can be. That's why this DIY Kitchen Pegboard by A Beautiful Mess is a lifesaver. It looks cool and keeps anything you use regularly at your fingertips. Also, with the outlines, you'll know where everything should go once it's clean again. Adjust the pegboard size and color to work in your kitchen space and you'll be ready to cook without hassle.

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DIY Kitchen Pegboard

5. Impressive Industrial Pipe Shelving DIY Idea

The Industrial Pipe Shelving Built-In by MonolithFab on Instructables may be one of the coolest cheap storage ideas we've ever seen. It has a bit of a steampunk feel. The rugged by stylish look of these modern shelves will certainly have people noticing and inquiring about your lovely decor. This is a fantastic way to add function and a smart decorative touch to any room of your home.

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Industrial Pipe Shelving Built-In

6. One of the Best Toy Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

Make this DIY Hidden Toy Storage by Abbotts At Home for a child's bedroom or keep it in the living room or playroom. It's an excellent storage idea for small spaces because it's a compact design. It hides all the less-used toys while showcasing your kiddo's favorite books and toys. This can also be repurposed as general storage for any room in the house as well. Keep your favorite books or magazines on display with a plant or lamp on the top.

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DIY Hidden Toy Storage

7. Thread Organizer Craft Storage Idea (on a Budget)

How about a video tutorial? This Thread Organizer by Maureen Wilson on FaveCrafts is an amazingly helpful idea for your craft room. If you sew, then you understand how disorganized your spools can get. This DIY thread organizer allows you to set up your thread in an aesthetically-pleasing and practical way. Know what types and colors you have before starting a project or heading to the craft store.

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Thread Organizer

8. Handy Toilet Paper Roll Organizer for Cords

We love recycled crafts because they are thrifty and environmentally-friendly. This TP Roll Organizer Box by Berserk on Instructables is much-needed if your house is covered in cords. Many of us have more electronics than we can count, which leads to lots of disorganization and scrambling to find the right cable before your computer, phone, or tablet dies. This clever and cheap storage idea will save you stress by holding your cords and cables in one box.

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TP Roll Organizer Box

9. Super Sorted DIY Closet Organizer

Get that closet in check with A Closet Organizer for Him by Lookie What I Did!. Although this example is for a man, you can easily make this work for any women in your home as well. Keep everything you use available and organized, including ties, belts, hats, and more. It can be added to a closet behind a door but looks so nice that it can easily be placed out in the open anywhere in the room.

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A Closet Organizer for Him

10. Stylish PVC Pipe Shoe Rack

Even one person has several pairs of shoes, so having a family full of feet can cause the entryway to be an awful mess. This PVC Pipe Shoe Organizer How To by Home Stories is a creative solution. It's a thrifty project that looks anything but. Decorate the pipe sections in any style that works with your home and keep those shoes from blocking the spaces and tripping up anyone who enters.

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PVC Pipe Shoe Organizer How To

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These are really cool ideas!

I love creative, thrifty, recycled, upcycled and all-around budget-friendly storage, so this list is perfect.

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