Living in an apartment can pose a lot of challenges like how to deal with tiny rooms and small kitchen space. But the real question is, how do we make limited space seem larger? Well, let me share with you some ideas that I learned back when my husband and I were still renting our first apartment. We loved hanging out in our living room, so I made sure it was the most well-organized space. Here are some clever living room organization ideas that you can take inspiration from to maximize your small space!
23 Clever Living Room Organization Ideas For Your Apartment
The family room/living room is the most exciting area in any house or apartment. This room also has a lot of different uses, which sometimes results to making it the hardest area to keep organized. But with some helpful organizing ideas below, you’ll be able to have the best living room for you and your family.
Whether it’s a perfect stay-in Sunday with your kids or with your partner, you will surely love to hang out all together with these living room organization ideas!
Do your kids have a lot of video games? This game center organizer unlocks the next level of home organizing!
Avoid all remote controls from being lost and store them all in a storage box like this one!
Make your mornings more beautiful and relaxing with this stylish sofa-side table that perfectly suits your lifestyle.
This is for all you pet lovers out there! If you like having pets (like I do!) inside the house/apartment, then try this DIY dog food station & storage. Your dog will surely love this!
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Got a smaller space? No problem! This DIY sofa table not just maximizes space, it’s also very stylish.
My kids love to play in the living room. This trick helped me organize all their toys even without a play room.
Consider turning your coffee table into a play station for your child! Super space-savvy for families living in an apartment!
Consider having baskets to store linens or throw pillows that anyone can pull out when needed.
Put up a corner in your living room where you can display family pictures and books.
10. Charging Station
It’s time to get rid of the wire clutter and have all devices in one spot!
11. Gallery Wall
Take inspiration from this gallery wall to organize all your family’s memories in a beautiful and stylish way in your living room.
12. Laptop Holder
When dealing with a limited space, it’s smart to put up wall organizers on the wall. And it’s even better when we know our gadgets are stored and organized in a safe place.
13. Magazine Rack
Keep your magazines organized and tidy using a wall-mounted magazine rack.
14. DVD Organization
My husband loves to watch movies, especially on weekends. Because of the number of DVDs we have at home, I’ve finally come up with a storage solution. This is also a perfect space-savvy item for people living in an apartment.
Growing up, my siblings and I loved to bond over board games. And now that I have a family of my own, I let my kids play board games, too. and we always like to play as a family! If you have board games, organize them like this!
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Trend alert: Use old denim jeans to put up stylish denim organizers on your living room wall.
17. Corner Shelves
Dealing with a small space doesn’t have to be that much of a problem. Make use of the corners in your living room to put up space-saving corner shelves. This is a great way to organize magazines, or display small knick-knacks and picture frames.
18. Key Rack
Keep your keys organized and place them where you can always see them. Hang a decorative key rack somewhere in your living room.
19. Mail Organizer
Lighten up your living room’s mood by creating a dainty mail organizer!
20. Dog Leash Holder
Here’s another organizer for pet owners! Organize all your dog leash in a dog leashes holder just like this one! This will look great in your living room where you always hang out.
Organize throw pillows in a basket next to the couch in your living room.
22. Stockpile Shelf
Or if you love collecting them, you can easily store and organize them in a stockpile shelf.
23. Newspaper Rack
A newspaper rack will help avoid clutter and mess usually caused by piles of newspaper.
Check out this video from More Melody for more living room organization ideas!
There are many perks to renting an apartment but unfortunately, having a ton of space is usually not one of them. To enjoy more out of the space you have, all you need to do is utilize as many hidden storage as possible. I hope you can try all these ideas above to maximize storage space and functionality in your apartment.
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