40 Clever Space-Saving Furniture Ideas for Homes With Limited Spaces

Space-saving furniture There is so little space in our homes, yet our demands are so much more! What could you do if you don’t have any room to spare but still need to add some new furniture?

You need to buy space-saving furniture, of course! Besides, you can also just throw all your old bulky items away and replace them with storage-efficient and versatile ones. Simply put, you need to optimize your room usage!

And with our reviews of 40 space-saving furniture pieces, we are going to help you with that!

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For the Entry Way

Walker Edison Furniture Farmhouse Entry Bench

 Walker Edison Furniture Farmhouse Entry Bench Mudroom Hall Tree Storage Shelf Coat Rack, 72 Inch, White OakWalker Edison Furniture Farmhouse Entry Bench combines the most necessary furniture items you would need to have in your entryway. This bench allows you to have all your items and clothes tidily organized just in one spot. Dimensions: 72″ H x 40” L x 17” W

Espresso Entryway Shoe Bench Shelf Storage Organizer

Espresso Bonded Leather Entryway Shoe Bench Shelf Storage Organizer Again, if you can have one furniture item, why have two or more? This shoe shelf organizer combines a bench made of bonded leather and a wide storage shelf for your shoes. Measuring 13.4×6.4×37 inches (HxDxW), this storage organizer can save you plenty of space on shoe storage.

SONGMICS Wooden Entryway Hanging Shelf

SONGMICS Wooden Entryway Hanging Shelf with 3 Dual Hooks and StorageThis hanging wooden shelf allows you to keep items like clothes, scarves, keys, and whatnot organized and within reach in one small area. Sized at 23.6×7.9×10.6 inches (LxWxH), this hanging shelf occupies only little wall area. And because it is hanging, it won’t be taking any floor space away from you.

For the Living Room

Christopher Knight Home Keiko Velvet Armed Storage Bench

Arthur Light Grey Tufted Fabric Armed Storage Ottoman BenchThe Keiko Velvet Armed Storage Bench is not only a comfortable place to relax but also to store items in. Its roomy storage compartment allows you to both keep your necessities close and save living room space. Dimensions: 17.25″D x 45.50″W x 21″H.

Christopher Knight Home Lift Functional Coffee Table

Cerise Sandy Brown Wood Lift Top Storage Coffee TableThis coffee table is a very convenient addition to any living room. Its lifting tops allow you to create an easy-to-reach working area, while the large storage compartment keeps your items organized and away from view.


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Modway Divulge Arm Lounge Chair and Ottoman 2-Piece Set

Modway EEI-1407-WHI Divulge Faux Leather Accent Arm Lounge Chair and Ottoman 2-Piece Set WhiteWhen you don’t need an ottoman bench to relax, it just sits in the middle of the room occupying the precious area. Modway lounge chair (16x28x30 inches (LxWxH)) allows you to solve that problem by just tucking away the included ottoman bench (14x18x12.5 inches (LxWxH)) into its own nested compartment!

Justin 2-Tray-Top Storage Ottoman Coffee Table

Justin 2-Tray-Top Storage Ottoman Coffee TableThis product includes not only an ottoman coffee table but also a storage and two trays. In addition, the top of this bench flips to form a nice coffee table surface. And all this beauty just occupies 29.5″D x 29.5″W x 15.75″H!

Mechali Products Furniture Serta Sofa Sleeper Convertible

Mechali Products Furniture Serta Sofa Sleeper Convertible into Lounger/Love seat/Bed - Twin, Full & Queen Sizes - Moon Grey Color (Twin) Rather than getting a separate sofa, a lounger, and a bed, get this convertible sofa to save plenty of living room area! This sofa measures 73.2×38.0x38.0 (LxWxH) inches as a sofa and 73.2×78.3×20.0 inches as a bed. Not much, right?

Intex Pull-out Chair Inflatable Bed

Intex Pull-out Chair Inflatable Bed, 42Would you like to have a convertible armchair rather than a sofa? Then Intex pull-out chair & inflatable bed is for you! This thing is also inflatable, so you could just collapse it and put away when not in use.

IRIS USA Slim Space-saving Shelf with Adjustable Shelves

IRIS USA, UB-9015, Slim Space Saving Shelf with Adjustable Shelves, 6 x 34This stackable storage safe can help you really save space in your living room. Not only is it slim (5.9×11.42×34.65 inches (WxDxH)), it can also be stacked horizontally or vertically if you have several of them.

For the Dining Room

Winsome Wood 3-Pc Space Saver Set

Winsome Wood 3-Pc Space Saver Set in Walnut Finish With a foldable tabletop, Winsome Space Saver Set only needs 30.6×15.3×31.7 inches (WxDxH) with the leaf closed. In addition, the 2 included stools can be tucked away beneath the table not to occupy any inch of additional area.

Casual Home Drop Leaf Breakfast Cart

Casual Home 355-20 Drop Leaf Breakfast Cart with 2 Stools-NaturalThis drop-leaf breakfast cart is very similar to the Winsome Space Saver Set, so it may be a good alternative for your dining room, especially if you love wooden furniture that has a handmade feel to it.

HOMY CASA Extendable Rectangular Dining Table

 HOMY CASA High Gloss White Extendable Rectangular Dining Table, Mltifunction Space Saving Wood Table (High Gloss White Top)This 31.3 inches tall and 35 inches wide sleek dining table boasts an extendable 63- to 80.7-inch dining surface, allowing you to provide 4 – 10 people with seating room when necessary. Additionally, its supporting pillar has some good storage space to offer.

5-Piece Baxter Dining Set with Storage Ottoman

5-Piece Baxter Dining Set with Storage Ottoman This dining set comes with 1 table and 4 storage ottomans that together occupy an area around 30 inches wide and 30 inches deep. Each of the ottomans has a roomy storage compartment within to keep plenty of your items organized.

Best Choice Products Kitchen Counter Dining Table Set

Best Choice Products Kitchen Counter Height Dining Table Set w/ 2 Stools (Espresso)Sized at 36×19.5×36 (LxWxH) inches, this dining table set combining a shelved kitchen counter, a dining table, and 2 stools is a true space saver. No need to have separated bulky counters in your dining room with this set!

5-piece Compact Round Dining Set

5-piece Compact Round Dining Set Home Living Room Furniture (Grey/Grey Linen)This dining set includes a round table and 4 rounded chairs that can be conveniently tucked under the table. Not only is this set space-saving, it also provides convenient seating position thanks to its round shape.

For the Kitchen

Wine Enthusiast Metal Hanging Wine Glass Rack

Wine Enthusiast Metal Hanging Wine Glass RackIf you’re a wine enthusiast, then you’ll certainly appreciate the degree of space-saving this rack brings with its 26×13.75×2.75-inch (LxWxD) size. Hanging, it doesn’t occupy any floor space. Besides, it can keep both your wine bottles and glasses organized in one place.

Up Mug Rack Under-the-Shelf Mug Holder

Up Mug Rack | Multiuse Space-Saving Under-the-Shelf Mug Holder Hanging Rack Organizer with 8 Hooks | Durable Rustproof Stainless Steel for Glass Cup Cabinet Pantry Kitchen Tool StorageIf you aren’t a wine enthusiast, then this rack may interest you more! Equipped with 8 hooks and sized at 7.9×6.5×1 inches, this mug hanger allows you to save space for additional dinnerware in your cabinets.

Deco Brothers Pan Organizer Rack

Deco Brothers RK-038-1 Pan Organizer Rack Kitchen Tool, One Size, BronzeInstead of occupying precious cabinet space, your pans could be conveniently placed in this organizer sized at just 9×9.5×11.75 inches (LxWxH)! In fact, you could place this rack both horizontally and vertically depending on your space-saving needs.

For the Bedroom

Bestar Queen Wall Bed Kit

Bestar Queen Wall Bed with Two 21“ Storage Units and DoorsBestar Queen Wall Bed with Two 21“ Storage Units and DoorsQueen-size beds occupy a lot of space, but not with this wall bed kit! Fitted with a lifting queen-size bed and two side storage shelves, Bestar Queen Wall Bed kit occupies as much space as a regular wardrobe when folded!

GREATIME Eastern King Black Leatherette Storage Bed

GREATIME BS1111-2 Eastern King Black Leatherette Storage BedThis king size bed combines the comfort of a king bed and the convenience of a 7.5-inch deep storage compartment beneath. Why not just have a single bed rather than a separate bed and a storage cabinet?

Bedz King Bunk Beds

Bedz King Bunk Beds Twin Over Twin Mission Style with End Ladder and a Twin Trundle, Espresso You’d need to have plenty of free area to get 3 beds for your kids. No longer with Bedz King twin trundle bed! Measuring just 82.5×42.5×61.5 inches – as much as a regular two-level bed – this bed delivers area for 3 mattresses!

Handy Living Space-saving Folding Ottoman Sleeper Guest Bed

Handy Living Space Saving Folding Ottoman Sleeper Guest Bed, Gray/Brown, Twin Having spare beds for unexpected guests is a great idea, but they are hardly ever used. And the worst thing is that they occupy precious bedroom area anyway! Thanks to this folding ottoman sleeper guest bed sized at 26.8×27.2×15.4 inches, you get a spare sleeping area for your guests only when they need it.

Zinus Weekender Elite Folding Guest Bed

Zinus Weekender Elite Folding Guest Bed with Bonus Storage Bag This one is a foldable alternative to the Ottoman Sleeper Guest Bed. It just folds in half to occupy just about 32x31x18 inches of space, which makes it very convenient for storage.

Bamboo Attachable Bed Shelf

Bamboo Bed Shelf - Attachable Bedside Table Nightstand Organizer for Bedrooms, Side Bunk, Small Spaces, and Loft - Modern Contemporary Night Stand, Caddy, or Breakfast Table - Fits Most Bed Frames Having this attachable bed shelf instead of a bedside table is a great space-saving option. When necessary, you just attach this little guy measuring 15.8×10.5×3.2 inches to your bed frame to hold anything that can fit in it!

Christopher Knight Home Lina Acacia Wood Two Drawer Night Stand

Ashlar Industrial Two-Drawer Natural Finish Acacia Wood Night StandIf you want a nightstand, then have a look at one offered by Christopher Knight Home. Fitted with two storage shelves, this compact nightstand sized at 20″ L x 15.30″ W x 22″ H not only saves space but also fits plenty of items.

Novogratz Kelly Bed with Storage

Novogratz 4296429N Kelly Bed with Storage, Full, Dark Gray LinenThis full-size bed measuring 79x57x39 (LxWxH) inches delivers not only comfort but also convenience thanks to its 4 large storage shelves, each sized at 35×23.5×6.5 inches. You could really save plenty of storage area with this bed!

GISSAR Jewelry Mirror Armoire Wall Mount

GISSAR Jewelry Mirror Armoire Wall Mount Over The Door Mirror Jewelry Cabinet Storage Mirror Organizer Lockable Full Length Door Mirror(White) Instead of dedicating a bulky cabinet to your jewelry and cosmetics, why not pick this slim wall cabinet that also has a mirror on the front? This thing just measures 14.57×47.24×3.94 inches, after all!

For the Bathroom

Giantex Tilt-Out Bamboo Laundry

Giantex Tilt-Out Bamboo Laundry Hamper Slat Frame Space Saving Storage with Shelf & Removable Liner, Perfect for Bathrooms & SpasGiantex’s storage shelf with a tilt-out hamper should have everything you’d need in a bathroom in just one piece. Measuring mere 16 x12x38 (LxWxH) inches, this thing combines in it two spacey storage shelves in addition to the hamper.

Tangkula Bathroom Rolling Floor Cabinet

Tangkula Bathroom Storage Wood Bathroom Rolling Floor Cabinet Wooden Floor Home Bath Toilet Organizer Floor Storage Cabinet with Drawers and BasketsSized at 19.6×6.3×28.7 (LxWxH) inches, this rolling floor cabinet is not only compact but also portable. Fitted with four drawers, this cabinet provides plenty of storage space while occupying just a corner in the bathroom.

Giantex Over-The-Toilet Bathroom Storage Cabinet

 Giantex Over-The-Toilet Bathroom Storage Cabinet Wooden Drop Door Freestanding Spacesaver ImprovementsIf you have enough wall area around your toilet, why not use it more efficiently? Designed to be put over the toilet, this storage cabinet measuring 34.3 × 7.1 × 38.6 (L×W×H) inches makes use of an area that you would not have thought to utilize otherwise!

Best Choice Products Over-The-Toilet Space Saver Storage Cabinet

Best Choice Products Modern Contemporary Over-The-Toilet Space Saver Organization Wood Storage Cabinet for Home, Bathroom w/Adjustable Shelves, Cubby, Framed Door PanelThis cabinet also employs the area around the toilet, but it can be pretty easily installed even if you don’t have much wall width. For smaller bathrooms, this piece sized at 23.25×7.25×69 (LxWxH) inches will be a nice addition.

For the Office

Caden Industrial Two Tier Faux Wood Wall-Mounted Shelf

Caden Industrial Two Tier Faux Wood Wall-Mounted Shelf, Dark Brown FinishIf you don’t have a lot of floor area to spare in the office, then this two-tier storage shelf may come in handy. It occupies just a little area while adding some invaluable free space to your office. Dimensions: 31.5″L x 12″W x 23″H.

Haotian Wall-Mounted Drop-Leaf Table

 Haotian Wall-Mounted Drop-Leaf Table, Folding Kitchen & Dining Table DeskThis shelf is also wall mounted, but it has much more use given that you have the wall area for it. Measuring just 32.3×8.7×23.6 (WxDxH) inches, this wall shelf can replace an entire worktable without occupying any floor space.

Wooden-Life Fold Out Convertible Wall Mount Desk

Wooden-Life Fold Out Convertible Wall Mount Desk - WhiteThis desk can also provide you with some spare workspace area, but it is foldable. When closed, it measures just 32×19.5×6 inches, allowing you to use the free space as long as you don’t need additional working area.

For Balcony

Keter Rattan Style Outdoor Patio Pool Cooler Table

Keter 7.5-Gal Cool Bar Modern Smooth Style with Legs Outdoor Patio Pool Cooler Table, GreyThis table is a two-in-one cooler and cocktail table, which allows you to both save balcony space thanks to its 19.5 in. W x 19.5 in. D x 22.5 H size and also not to go back and forth between the refrigerator and balcony to bring drinks!

For Patio

Giantex 3 PCS Cushioned Outdoor Wicker Patio Set

Giantex 3 PCS Cushioned Outdoor Wicker Patio Set Convention Bistro Set Garden Lawn Sofa Furniture BrownSized at 25.96 × 19.69 × 28.75 inches (L×W×H), this exquisite patio set allows you to have a small dining area in your patio at the cost of just a small floor area!

Cloud Mountain 5-Piece Rattan Wicker Bar Set

Cloud Mountain Outdoor 5 Piece Rattan Wicker Furniture Bar Set Dining Set Cushioned Patio Furniture Set Space SavingIncluding 5 pieces, this patio dining set doesn’t occupy much space: the ottomans and chairs can be nested under the table, thanks to which this set will just occupy about 42x22x33 inches of room.

AmazonBasics Outdoor Zero Gravity Lounge Folding Chair

AmazonBasics Outdoor Zero Gravity Lounge Folding Chair, BeigeAmazonBasics Outdoor Zero Gravity Lounge Folding Chair, BeigeWhether you’ll be keeping this lounger chair indoors or outdoors, it can certainly offer you great storage saving thanks to its foldable design. And we think that this lounge chair goes with the C-shaped AMAYA outdoor table perfectly!

How to choose a furniture that doesn’t consume much space?

Looks are undoubtedly important in furniture, but that isn’t what interests us today. What does though is how the furniture will fit your interior in terms of size.

To pick the right space-saving furniture, you need to know two things: how much free space you have and how much space you wish to dedicate to the new furniture. Knowing these two numbers, you should be able to easily find the right space-saving furniture for you.

Aside from measuring floor space, look at wall area as well. Some furniture pieces we reviewed are mounted on walls, allowing you to keep the floor free. If you have free wall space, then you should definitely make use of it if you find a furniture piece that you like.

With walls, you should measure the area you have and decide how much space you want to dedicate to new furniture, just like it was with floors. If you do this, you won’t make the mistake of buying a furniture piece that is too big for you.

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