Hide your clutter with these seamless storage ideas around your house.
Sliding doors are trending. And for good reason. They flow. They appear and then disappear when you don’t want to see them. They have similar actions as an iPhone. Swipe for access. Here are some ways people have worked them into their homes:
This hideaway, sliding kitchen storage unit makes itself available during prep and cooking time in the kitchen. The rest of the day, it’s hidden and makes for an open concept kitchen-living room layout.
The narrowest of spaces can become storage space. In this kitchen renovation, a pantry was created in a space that was just a wall. The sliding door, that doubles as a chalkboard, slides over to reveal storage for canned goods, cutlery and spirits.
A sliding door easily doubles as an erasable whiteboard in an office or bedroom. Project courtesy of Phil Potts Interiors.
Sliding doors provide movement to otherwise static living quarters. Unlike their swinging cousins, doors, the sliders take up less floor space and can take on dimensions not possible with other door combinations. The larger dimensions help with visual continuity in the room, or can work functionally, to open and close rooms.