It's like an extra closet you never knew you had! Here's how to keep it functional and tidy, otherwise it can easily become a clutter volcano.
The trick to making a storage-focused bed frame look stylish is sticking to one color. Here, an all-white set-up is practical but pretty. Bonus idea: Hide your clutter in rustic baskets!
Can you believe this organizer is an IKEA kitchen cabinet door? Add wheels so you can push it deep under the bed, then pull it out with ease when you need to grab your Saturday-errand shoes and go.
This DIY bed skirt is extra long to help conceal a mounted mattress and tubs of storage underneath. Then, all you'll see is a tall and tasteful bed.
If pigs will fly before you let boxes or crates peek through your bed skirt, try a platform bed frame. It's the perfect spot for storing out-of season clothes, since you'll only have to lift it up every few months.
You can split up the valuable space under your mattress equally by assigning a different drawer to you and your partner (and throwing in a few organizers so they don't become His and Hers junk drawers). As a result, you'll never fight over whether his weights or your sweaters are more important.
...or books or clothes. Whatever collection you've built with pride and can't bear to part with (no matter how much your partner nags!) will live a happy life under your bed like this.
It'll work wonders when laid on its back, because it's juuust short enough to slide under the mattress and already has built-in compartments for different articles of clothing. Genius!
If you're decorating for a little girl who thinks of her bedroom more like a Princess's Castle, feminine accessories like these crystal knobs add a magical touch to basic drawers-on-wheels.
Tired of stepping on LEGOs every time you go to kiss your kid good night? Use the space under the bed to stash his or her toys. It's the easiest clean-up routine ever, and your feet will thank you.