This custom French staircase from MID-BOIS is designed to make the most of the available space. The lower four stairs each have a hidden door, panel or drawer that allows access to secret storage compartments. The upper stairs go over the bathroom, with the top two acting as additional shelf space.
Over at Planq Studio, they made a neat DIY secret compartment by mounting a picture frame with to the wall with hinges. The area behind is accessed by opening up the picture frame and is great for key hooks, notes, and small items.
We love these custom trays that fold down from the cabinets in the Wood Magazine Workshop. These would be nice in the shop, or the kitchen to hold spices, utensils and other flat or awkward items. Wood Magazine has a complete guide on how to make your own hidden trays that fold down from the […]
This secret door on Hometalk is a good example of a faux bookcase door. It looks like a bookcase from a distance, but to safe weight and space the bookcase have been cut down and permanently affixed to the shallow shelves. While not making the space useful as both a door and storage space, this […]
REI caries this secret pocket from Eagle Creek. It is made to slip around your belt, then flip up over your waistline to tuck inside your pants.
A user named Daniel on Apartment Therapy designed these stairs to make use of limited space in a 720 sq ft home. The treads on these stairs lift up to access hidden storage directly below. Two foot deep plywood boxes are located underneath the stairs to hold cowboy boots.
Renoventures built this fun secret bookcase door in a weekend. It replaces their old basement door and makes the space much more useable. They have an illustrated DIY at their page here.
A member of AR15.com named sedahenning made this heavy duty rolling secret bookcase door for a client.
We found these secret pockets from the Hobo Traveler on Amazon. They are pockets ready to be sewn or iron on taped into any pants to add a secret stash spot. They are big enough to hold a US passport, iPhone, money clip, cellphone or a fat wallet.
This DIY secret door is from Angie’s Roost. They took a corner china cabinet, beefed it up, and added casters to the bottom. Then they hinged it to the wall so it could act as a door for the small closet. It’s not a total secret, because you can see the wheels below, but it […]