Tips for getting organized when you have a limited amount of storage space

Organization: Small Spaces

The TDS Library

Need a Bigger Home?

Deborah Jeanne Sergeant

Is your family growing but the budget's shrinking? Start maximizing space without buying a new home or building an expensive addition onto your house. Here's how.

We Need Storage

TDS Reader Contributors

TDS readers share their experiences creating storage space for a small house. Whether you have a tiny kitchen or very small closets, these tips may help.

Creative Storage Solutions

TDS Reader Contributors

Too much stuff and not enough storage? These creative storage solutions will help you store more stuff in less space.

Finding Storage Space

Nikki Willhite

Finding adequete storage space in your home can be a challenge but you have more storage space in your home than you know. Take a closer look and you will find it!. Here are some space-saving solutions for storing items in your home.

Lessons from Grandma

Debbie Williams

I thought I was pretty good at home organization, until I met my husband's Grandmother. Living in a small space where she has collected treasures from her children and grandchildren, and tried to find a home for each sentimental item has created the need for her to develop strong organizational skills. And quite luckily for me, she has shared these tips with me so that I can pass them on to my clients and readers.

Micro-Space Storage

Nita Jackson

We're not talking about futuristic living in outer space but living in a small space on earth! These ideas can help you stay organized when space is limited.

Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

Lisa Reid

Extra space and extra possessions have a monetary and a time cost - make sure they are a good value in your eyes. Here is how to determine how much space you truly need as well as how to make the best use of the space you have.

Space-Saving Storage Suggestions

TDS Reader Contributors

Our readers offer their best space-saving storage secrets. A few of these tips might be just the thing you need to organize your smaller space.

3 Kids & 2 Adults in 3 Rooms

TDS Reader Contributors

If you have a bigger family in a smaller house, these tips might work for you.

How to Furnish a Studio Apartment: Part One

Michael G. Allen

Studio apartment living has its advantages (there is less area to clean!), but it also has its downside when it comes to storage. Studio apartments (and many college dorms) pose a particular problem due to the fact that all household functions are limited to one room. Here are some unique solutions for studio apartment living.

How to Furnish a Studio Apartment: Part Two

Michael G. Allen

This continuation of tips for studio apartment living will tackle two other storage options - move it or store it in plain sight.

Moving to a Smaller House

TDS Reader Contributors

Need to move into a smaller space? Here are some tips for consolidating all of that stuff you own so that it can fit into the new space.

Other Helpful Resources:

Stay Connected with TDS

Little Luxuries

to any newsletter and get a copy
of our ebook
Little Luxuries:
130 Ways to Live Better...For Less
for FREE!

The Dollar Stretcher
Dollar Stretcher Parents
Dollar Stretcher Tips
The Computer Lady

Your Email:

View the TDS Privacy Policy.