9 Stylish Options for Staircase Storage

All space is created equal. Take full advantage of space under the stairs by displaying your favorite wines or dishes, creating a special space for your furry family member, or giving a home to your new flat screen TV.
By: Lauren Harris

Photo By: Eric Perry

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Wine Cellar Storage

Create a space to display your wine collection that also functions as a interesting work of art. Design by Nicole Sassaman

Pet Alcove

This under-stair storage featured in HGTV's 2014 Dream Home provides a stylish place for a furry friend. The alcove also features a Dutch door to keep pets up while guests are over, while still allowing them to see the party. Design by Linda Woodrum

Multipurpose Storage

Space under the stairs can be used to store any odds and ends that tend to make thier way into our lives. Because of its close proximity to the kitchen, this storage space was used as a mini bar, but the space could also be used to store a book collection or used as a crafting space. Design by John Gidding.

Small Space Storage

Under stairs can be an ideal place for an office in a small space. Looks like poised pup, Chauncey, approves! Design by Brian Patrick Flynn

Basement Storage

These basement stairs also function as an extra computer space. Tip: Due to the nature of basement stairs, it is important to assess the stability of the stairs before adding any storage underneath.

Entryway Storage

Storage underneath an entry staircase is the perfect place to hide all the shoes, keys, backpacks and coats that always end up crowding the floor space next to the front door. This allows for grab-and-go access for often-used items.

Living Room Storage

Expand your living room space by adding an entertainment center under your stairs. Design by Alicia Friedmann

Kitchen Storage

This bar area was crafted under the staircase for maximum functionality, even featuring an under-the-counter refrigerator. The space can also be used as additional cabinet storage for your unending supply of cups and plates.

Pantry Storage

This small space from HGTV's Meg's Great Rooms features a pantry under the staircase for easy access as well as hidden storage.