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Minimalist Home Storage Ideas


Article by Hayley Hyer

Photography by Provided

For minimalist home designs, storage is more important than anything. You have stuff you like and use, but you don't want it constantly on display because that would change the whole look of your home decor. For clever minimalist storage solutions, check out this article, Your Minimalist Guide to Home Decluttering + Organizing.

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Designate an Outbox

Struggling to part with certain items? Place them in an outbox. The idea behind an outbox is to store items you can’t decide whether to keep or toss for a week or two. If you haven’t thought about or used the items after this time, you can feel good about donating or getting rid of them. Make sure to keep the outbox in your living room or another high-traffic area—that way, you won’t forget about it entirely!

Arrange a Drop Zone

Think about the traffic flow of your home and where clutter tends to accumulate. One area that always seems to get cluttered more than others is the entryway. Try creating a drop zone with a DIY pegboard where you can hang coats, bags, keys, pet leashes, and other accessories to keep everything tidy.

Use Storage Boxes to Disguise Items

Not only do storage boxes come in all sizes, shapes, and materials, but they’re also the perfect minimalist storage idea because they keep the items you do have hidden. Opt for storage containers that have the same colors as your decor to help them blend in and seem more like part of your minimalist design.

READ MORE: Your Minimalist Guide to Home Decluttering + Organizing