Save Space and Combat the Mess





Introduction: Save Space and Combat the Mess

Instructables fans are busy and creative. May bring some chaos.

But we can combat the mess and save space, through creativity...

These steps are no Instructables, but presentations of various installations I made in this topic, to (maybe) give you some ideas.

Step 1: A Computer in the Shelf

This Mac-mini has a foldable LCD screen mount (on hanging rails), and a drawer for the keyboard and mouse.

Step 2: A Nokia 770 in the Kitchen

It is nice to have recipes (among which, of Instructables) on hand and online while cooking.

This Nokia 770 wifi tablet is mounted inside a sliding trapdoor under a kitchen shelf.

Step 3: A Sliding Panel for Brooms and Umbrellas

The sweeping brooms and umbrellas are at our disposal in the entrance hall.

A bottle filled with water, in a bag, gives the force to pull it back.

The umbrellas holder is made of a sawed plastic box.

Step 4: A Pivoting Sweeper Holder

This sweeper can hide in its 2-inches-wide cranny.

Step 5: A Recharging Organizing Shelf

A recharging and storage place for the common portable electronic devices, keys, sunglasses, etc.

It is made of an horizontal CD shelf, to which I added many mains plugs, and mounted vertically.



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    Very nicely done!

    I especially appreciate how you kept the broom/mop sliding panel open to the room, I suspect that if it was a closed flush to the wall "hidden storage", it would probably get moldy.

    Question... are you able to sweep the slot this is located in? Looks like it might be hard to dust out nicely.

    These space saving methods remind me of my own house! It's great being a problem solver!

    it appears that being a problem solver should be a well-kept secret --otherwise, the more problems you solve, the more new ones come!

    Feel free to post any of your solutions!

    amazing! i want this! i wish this is my home

    Wher did you get the CD-shelf? I need something like this to catsafe/close a gap between my "billywall" and the wall...

    This is an Ikea vertical/horizontal shelf. It seems that they do not sell it any longer :-(

    I was afraid you might answer that... So I have to come up with something different.

    That's literally a high-fi remote! :)

    Cool Idea for a crack of a space ! Wish I HAD a crack of a space to use !