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Back in September, we began an update of a pantry/storage closet below the stairs in our basement. We decided to do everything ourselves, from installing new drywall to putting down new flooring. It took a little longer than we expected, but we recently put the finishing touches on the project.

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As you probably recall from my copious expositions on the subject, our house is a little tight on main level storage space. We have limited closets, no coat closet at all, and less kitchen cabinet space than our previous house. Thankfully, our downstairs area has a storage pantry, a cedar closet for coats, a kitchenette, and a large unfinished utility area perfect for stashing stuff like luggage and holiday decor. We’ve been able to redistribute some stuff from upstairs to downstairs, but we still needed a couple of clever storage solutions to keep our most used items–particularly coats and kitchen toys–at hand instead of trekking down the stairs 50 times a day. Fortunately, we struck storage gold last week thanks to one opportune shopping trip, some Swedish ingenuity, and a couple of evenings with a screw driver.

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