We all love a decorative piece. But while tabletop accessories can really add to the feel of your space, often they can take up a lot of space at the same time! When styling smaller spaces, every square inch of each surface matters, which is why it makes sense to add extra storage where possible.
This doesn’t mean, however, that your storage solutions have to consist of dull boxes and plain crates. There are plenty of smaller decorative pieces that provide a place to store your bits and pieces while fitting in with your current style of decor. Whether you want to maximise space in your kitchen, bedroom, or bathroom, we’ve selected some brilliant buys from the best home decor stores to help style your small spaces without creating more clutter.
OUR TOP 12 DECOR PIECES THAT ALSO SERVE AS STORAGE
Lidded terracotta box
This ridged stoneware pot is an excellent way to tuck away small-yet-essential pieces like hair clips and spare keys. When the lid is on it looks like any other piece of decor, especially when paired with the matching vase and decorative bowl!
Black jewelry stand with wooden base
I own a sleek black jewelry stand similar to this myself, and if you’re very selective with the pieces you put on display (I’m talking chunky gold hoops, pearl chokers, layered gold chains, and statement earrings) it can really add to your decor.
Box with rattan lid
I adore the rattan lid detail on this box. Similar to the terracotta pot, it’s ideal for storing away your smaller bits but looks equally stunning on its own.
Kitchen utensil holder
This is the most stylish kitchen utensil holder I think I’ve ever seen. It