Whipping up more storage space in a small home is no easy feat unless you know about IKEA's Trones – inexpensive wall-mounted shoe cabinets.
Yes, they were created to stash shoes. But, their slender design makes it possible to transform untapped wall space in narrow or small spaces like hallways or bathrooms. Here are nine inspiring ideas.
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The Skinny on IKEA Trones
Two things make IKEA Trones a standout when it comes to small space storage. First off, they are cheap. A set of two costs $24.99. Next, they are super compact. They are only six and a half inches in depth. They're a great solution in tight spaces where traditional shelving may not work.
The Trone featured here is being used as an entryway landing strip for house keys and mail.Continue to 2 of 7 below.
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Go Ahead, Stack Them
Here is another good to know: IKEA Trones are stackable. So you can line up as many as you like to create a floor-to-ceiling storage wall.Continue to 3 of 7 below.
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Storage for Children
Trones are perfect for small nurseries. They can be used to stash stuffed animals, diapers, and your baby's clothing.
(FYI, just make sure your Trones are secured to the wall properly for your wee one's safety.)Continue to 4 of 7 below.
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IKEA Trones are also very hackable. Case in point, this floating sideboard is actually a dresser.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Trones are perfect for narrow entryways that do not have room for traditional foyer storage solutions. The cabinets shown here keep winter and rain items like hats, gloves, scarves, and compact umbrellas out-of-sight.Continue to 6 of 7 below.
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If you do not have an inch of cabinet space in your kitchen to spare, a few Trones can create additional storage for essential items. Here's a useful space saving tip. I use them as recycling bins because they're super easy to clean.Continue to 7 of 7 below.
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Trones Are Customizable
Trones are easy to customize using decorative tape, contact paper or peel and stick vinyl as shown here. For some inspiration, check out these super easy customization ideas.