Living room storage ideas for a calm, uncluttered space

blue and white living room with hole in the wall fireplace
Living room storage ideas should leave your space feeling serene (Image credit: Sharps)

The living room storage ideas you incorporate within your home can make or break this space and have the power to take it from cluttered and chaotic to calm and restful.

In a room that is meant to induce a sense of restfulness and feel like a retreat at the end of a busy day, it is crucial that there is a place for everything within your living room design scheme – whether that is a spot to stow away children's toys or games consoles, or a space to stylishly display prized possessions out of harm's way.

Shelley Cochrane
Shelley Cochrane

Shelley Cochrane is an accessories buyer at Furniture Village and has spent over a decade spent working in homewares and furniture. Her keen eye for trends helps her identify products that make your home functional and stylish.

Claire Garner interior designer
Claire Garner

Claire has over 15 years’ experience in the interior design industry, and over a decade running her own interior design studio. She has a BA in Textile Design, and has become known for her unique balance of texture and tonal colour schemes.

Lena Gierasinska
Lena Gierasinska

Lena is Head of Product & Displays at Barker and Stonehouse and has worked at the business for over 8 years. She has more than 13 years’ industry experience working with brands in the interiors and retail sector.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.