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78 How-Tos From Wasted Spaces

  1. 11. How to Create a Rotating Art Display

    Creating a rotating art display that works on the same principle as a three-ringed binder is easy. Learn how to make a rotating art dis...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 12. How to Build an Office Under the Stairs

    The space under a flight of stairs can be the perfect spot to set up a home office.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 13. How to Create Storage Walls

    Learn how to add extra storage to your walls with these easy step-by-step directions.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 14. How to Install Recessed Shelving

    Learn how to install space-saving recessed shelves -- great for displaying knickknacks and treasures.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 15. How to Build a Hideaway Laptop Desk

    Eliminate desktop clutter by creating this custom deck that holds a storage compartment for your laptop. Learn how to make a hideaway l...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 16. How to Find Space Under Stairs

    Host Karl Champley shows you how to put the wasted space under a staircase to use.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 17. How to Build a Closet Under a Staircase

    Wasted Spaces host Karl Champley knows how to find space just about anywhere – and he says the area under staircases is a prime s...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 18. How to Install a Kitchen Bar

    Add some storage to a kitchen without taking up a lot of space. Learn how to install a kitchen bar and storage space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 19. How to Put Together Carpet Tiles

    Adding carpet to a room can be an expensive task that seems like it requires professional assistance, but anyone can do it using carpet...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 20. How to Install a Recessed Book Shelf

    Bookshelves can take up valuable space, but by recessing them, you get the storage without any of the cons. Learn how to add a recessed...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

About This Show

Nine out of 10 people complain they don't have enough space in their home, but most of them don't know how to use the space they already have! DIY Network's Wasted Spaces shows you how to solve your space-management problems by making the most of your unused space. Whether banging down a wall, going under the stairs or punching through the ceiling, host and contractor Karl Champley reveals all kinds of nooks and crannies that are underused. In every cluttered home, there are always plenty of opportunities for DIY's Wasted Spaces!

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