Leave messages for your roomie, work out a tough physics problem or plan out your semester with this 3-in-1 chalkboard shelf calendar from Urban Outfitters. Made from reclaimed wood and recycled metal, it’ll help you practice your French too since that’s the language the names of the months are printed in.
Clutter never looks good, and it just makes it harder for you to clean when it’s time to dust. These bedside tables from HGTV are great examples of keeping accessories simple on flat surfaces in the bedroom.
If your bedroom has a set theme and style and you want the nightstands to reflect the same, but sill offer contrast, then pick a couple that have similar shape, size and broadly fit into the same style spectrum.
But when you’re strapped for storage space with a tiny closet or a fairly large personal collection of apparel, you have to get a bit creative. One solution is to create an extra space in a corner or along a wall to keep some of your most used items out for convenience. And no, it doesn’t have to look messy! Here are 18 design ideas for planning to create your own open concept closet space.